The Penguin Handbook of Ancient Religions (Penguin Reference Library)

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This overview of the religious customs of ancient cultures boasts an international selection of contributors, all of whom are leading scholars in their field. The cultural practices of popular as well as formal religion are explored in detail, giving an impression of all, not only elite societies. Every topic is placed in its own cultural context, while bearing in mind its relevance to a wider historical and sociological debate. The result is an erudite and thoroughly readable handbook to ancient religions, from Palaeolithic cave art to the rituals of Aztec and Inca civilizations.

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John Hinnells is Visiting Professor in Religious Studies at the University of Derby. He has edited Who's Who of Religions, The Penguin Handbook of Living Religions and The Penguin Dictionary of Religions.

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