Chapter 8. An Age of Miracles and Saviors: The Effects of Hellenistic Wars on Religion

  1. Angelos Chaniotis

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773413.ch8

War in The Hellenistic World: A Social and Cultural History

War in The Hellenistic World: A Social and Cultural History

How to Cite

Chaniotis, A. (2005) An Age of Miracles and Saviors: The Effects of Hellenistic Wars on Religion, in War in The Hellenistic World: A Social and Cultural History, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773413.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226079

Online ISBN: 9780470773413

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Keywords:

  • religion;
  • dedication;
  • victory;
  • sanctuary of apollo;
  • miracles;
  • pragmatism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Communicating with the Gods, Boasting to Mortals

  • War and Cult Transfer

  • Violence against Sanctuaries and the Discourse of War

  • War and the Supernatural

  • Pragmatism Versus Tradition: War and the Dynamics of Rituals

  • Further Reading