Sacrifice and Greek Religion
Lecture no. 16 from the course: Ancient Greek Civilization
Taught by Professor Jeremy McInerney | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Greek spiritual life rested on a fluid cosmology in which faith was personal while religion was a public affair that revolved around a communal sacrifice. These sacrifices were organized as festivals, leading us to ask: Which ranked first in importance, performance or belief?