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Author Roubekas, Nickolas P. (Nickolas Panayiotis), 1979- author.

Title An ancient theory of religion : euhemerism from antiquity to the present / Nickolas P. Roubekas
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Taylor and Francis, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 188 pages)
Series Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies
Routledge monographs in classical studies.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Euhemerus's Euhemerism; 2 Before Euhemerism; 3 Returning to the Sources; 4 Euhemerism and Atheism; 5 Euhemerism, Divine Kingship, and Irony; 6 Citing the Citations: Anti-'Pagan' Euhemerism and Identity Formation; 7 Turning the Tables: Anti-Christian Euhemerism in Celsus; 8 Seeing 'Euhemerism' Everywhere; Afterword: On the Use and Abuse of a Theory; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Euhemerus, of Messene, active 4th century B.C.
Euhemerus, of Messene, active 4th century B.C.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317535294