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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Campana Fragments in Florence. Concentrating on five major cults. This book is neither a history nor a survey but a comparative phenomenology. This is the worst book I have read so far about the ancient cults. Lewis – – The Classical Review 25 Damon Zacharias Lycourinos rated it it was amazing Oct 09, Cluts Newell Jackson Lectures.

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Secret mystery cults flourished within the larger culture of the public religion of Greece and Rome for cukts a thousand years. Find it on Scholar. Archives in the Ancient World.

The reader has to reassemble the tips and bits of information dispersed all around to have a clear idea of each one of the mysteries cults described.

The foremost historian of Greek religion provides the first comprehensive, comparative study of a little-known aspect of ancient religious beliefs and practices. Martin Classical Lectures, Sign in Create an account.

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