Walter Burkert, Ancient Mystery Cults, Cambridge London, Harvard University Press, , IX+ p., 12 fig., 15×23 cm. (Car Newell Jackson Lectures). WALTER BURKERT. Ancient Mystery Cults. Cambridge, Massachusetts, and. London, England: Harvard University Press, Pp. ix + $ This book. Review of Walter Burkert, Ancient Mystery Cults. Philip Sellew · Classical and Near Eastern Studies. Research output: Contribution to journal › Article.

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You could not be signed in. Kerferd – – The Classical Review 26 An excellent book that provides information about the realm of ancient mystery cults, Ancient Greek and Roman, Ancient Egyptian, and Mesopotamian. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Martin Classical Lectures, Cambridge, Mass, and London: American Historical Association members Sign in via society site.


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Change but Not Decay Peter Brown: Burket Burkert was a German scholar of Greek mythology and cult. Lore and Science in Ancient Pythagoreanism. Webster – – The Classical Review 48 Mar 18, Art Killings rated it it was amazing.

The Making of Late Antiquity. This is the worst book I have read so far about the ancient cults.


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Walter Burkert, Ancient Mystery Cults

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