Goddess and Polis: The...
Goddess and Polis: The Panathenaic Festival in Ancient Athens: [Exhibition]
While the Olympics, because of their modern revival, enjoy the greatest fame today, in ancient Greece other religious festivals were equally elaborate and impressive spectacles. This work is devoted to the Panathenaia, the most significant of these festivals to be held in ancient Athens. Founded in 566 BC, this complex ritual performed of the goddess Athena vied with other...more
Hardcover, 227 pages
Published February 24th 1993 by Dartmouth College
(first published November 1st 1992)
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I did not read this whole book. I did however read all of the information regarding Peisistratus and the Panathenaic festival. I learned a lot and Neils was very informative and provided great and much needed information for the paper I am writing.