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Religion and Classical Warfare: Archaic and Classical Greece

Religion and Classical Warfare: Archaic and Classical Greece

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Review by Metellus Cimber II

This book is a symposium; ten academic authors from different countries have contributed chapters on the role of religion in war in ancient Greece and there are three editors. Archaic and Classical Greece covers such varied topics as omens, oracles and portents; magic and religion in military medicine, oaths and vows. The publishers, Pen & Sword Books, plan to issue two further volumes, to cover the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.

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