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Themis: A Study of the Social Origins of the Greek Religion

Jane Ellen Harrison

Cambridge University Press 1912

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

First edition of Harrison's influential exploration of Ancient Greek beliefs. A scholarly tour-de-force that incorporated new developments in sociology and philosophy to re imagine the genesis and purpose of Olympian Gods, whilst harnessing archaeological findings to expose their primitive antecedents. With numerous b/w images throughout. Top edge gilt. 8vo. [xxix] 559pp. Brasenose College crest to cover. Covers are marked and bumped and rubbed at edges. Very light tanning to page edges. Very light marking to fore-edge. Contents clean. Good condition.