Sanctuaries and the Sacred in the Ancient Greek World

By John Pedley

Published by Cambridge University Press (2005)

An authoritative look at the religious sanctuaries which were so central to ancient Greek civilisation. This is a survey of the sites, themes and issues which defined the relationships between Greeks and their gods. It covers the great Panhellenic sanctuaries such as Olympia and Delphi as well as the urban sanctuaries of individual city-states, such as the Acropolis of Athens.

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