This is certainly one of the best studies of Greek religion to appear in the last twenty years."Historians"
Jon D. Mikalson [M], a leading historian of the religion of ancient Greece, especially classical and Hellenistic Athens, offers an accessible compendium of the religious history of the Persian War period and the religious attitudes found in Herodotus. The volume is hospitable to beginning students of ancient religion and history, while offering much to inform and stimulate specialists.--Polis
|Mikalson's research is thorough, his narrative cogent and informative, and his conclusions insightful and stimulating. This is certainly one of the best studies of Greek religion to appear in the last twenty years.--Historians