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1. PERSONAL RELIGION AMONG THE GREEKS
by Festugire , Andr - Jean 
Price: USD 8.00
Dealer: Booksandcollectibles, Ancient World Books
Description: Very Good Softcover Small sticker damage to front wrap. "A" written in black pencil to front wrap. Spine a bit browned. ; 186 pages University of California Press 1960 [, CA] 

2. Personal religion Among the Greeks
by Festugiere Andre Jean 
Price: USD 35.00
Dealer: ABAA, Hackenberg Booksellers ABAA
Description: Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, Date: 1954. [ix] 168p., original cloth (Sather Classical Lectures, 26). 1954. University of California Press US 

3. Personal religion Among the Greeks
by Festugiere Andre Jean 
Price: USD 35.00
Dealer: Biblio, Hackenberg Booksellers ABAA
Description: Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, Date: 1954. [ix] 168p., original cloth (Sather Classical Lectures, 26). 1954. University of California Press [US] 

4. Personal religion Among the Greeks
by Festugière, André-Jean 
Price: USD 35.00
Dealer: Abebooks, Hackenberg Booksellers ABAA
Description: [publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles] Hardcover [ix] 168p., original cloth (Sather Classical Lectures, 26). [El Cerrito, CA, U.S.A.] [Publication Year: 1954]  

5. PERSONAL RELIGION AMONG THE GREEKS
by Festugiere Andre Jean 
Price: USD 45.50
Dealer: ABAA, Hoffman Books
Description: Berkeley: Univeristy of California Press. Very Good. Date: 1954. Hardcover. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, (1954). Sather Classical Lectures Volume 26, a Near Fine copy in a sunned, Very Good, price-clipped DJ. . 1954. Univeristy of California Press US 

6. PERSONAL RELIGION AMONG THE GREEKS
by Festugiere Andre Jean 
Price: USD 45.50
Dealer: Biblio, Hoffman Books
Description: Berkeley: Univeristy of California Press. Very Good. Date: 1954. Hardcover. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, (1954). Sather Classical Lectures Volume 26, a Near Fine copy in a sunned, Very Good, price-clipped DJ. . 1954. Univeristy of California Press [US] 

7. PERSONAL RELIGION AMONG THE GREEKS
by Festugiere, Andre-Jean 
Price: USD 45.50
Dealer: Abebooks, Hoffman Books, ABAA, IOBA
Description: [publisher: Univeristy of California Press, Berkeley] Hardcover Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, (1954). Sather Classical Lectures Volume 26, a Near Fine copy in a sunned, Very Good, price-clipped DJ. [Columbus, OH, U.S.A.] [Publication Year: 1954]  

8. Personal Religion among the Greeks.
by Festugière, A.J.: 
Price: USD 49.00
Dealer: ZVAB, Fundus-Online GbR Borkert Schwarz Zerfaß
Description: [publisher: Berkeley, Los Angeles: University of California Press] Hardcover 186 S., w/ pictures. From the library of Prof. Wolfgang Haase, long-time editor of ANRW and the International Journal of the Classical Tradition (IJCT). - Cut out endpapers. Scuffed spine. Bleached binding. Otherwise in very good condition. - Content: The eight chapters of this book are substantially the lectures given by me on the Sather Foundation at the University of California, Berkeley, in the autumn of 1952. They provide, of course, only glimpses of a very suggestive topic which is sometimes thrown into the shadows in the histories of Greek religion. There is a tendency in our time either to emphasize the civic part of this religion because it is immediately manifest or to take the Greek gods as they come to us in consequence of a long tradition, namely, as aesthetic symbols or fictions of poetic imagination. But, at least till the fourth century before our era, the Gods of Greece were not fictions; they were living beings who could view the actions of mortals, listen to their prayers, concede or reject their petitions. And if this is so, granted a certain uniformity in the human mind, we should expect a priori to find in Greece some personal religion. In fact we do find it already in Homer, and already there it is of a very fine quality. When Achilles prays to Zeus before sending Patroclus to the battle {Iliad XVI 236 ff.), when Diomedes prays to Athena after being wounded by Pandarus {Iliad V 115 ff.), when Sappho in one of her sad moods prays to Aphrodite {Fr. 1, Diehl), they do not say as does Chryses the priest {Iliad I 37 ff.), "If ever in the past I gave you ‘such and such good things,’ now you also must give me ‘this.’ " They say, "If ever in the past you listened to my prayer, now also you must listen to me." This, if anything, is personal religion. It is a religion of deep friendship. The devotee does not place his confidence in the respect he has shown to the god; he places it in the god’s friendliness. I would have liked to give more examples than I have here collected of this gentle and naive faith of the archaic and classic periods. I would have liked in particular to show how sincere is the devotion of Ion to Apollo, of the Lydian women to Dionysus. But since the topic is somewhat new, I have thought it more expedient to try to present a more general survey. If this book has any value, wiser men will come and pursue the idea, and this will be my best reward. It remains, and it is indeed a pleasure, to acknowledge the many obligations I have contracted in the preparation of this book. First, to the University of California, which invited me to become Sather professor, and to its friendly department of Classics. Then, to Milman and Barbara Parry, who translated my manuscript from the original French; to Professor A. D. Nock of Harvard University, who revised it and made valuable suggestions; to Professor I. M. Linforth of the University of California, who favored me with several acute critical observations. Also, to the Fathers and Brothers of Saint Albert’s College, who were helptul to me in so many ways, and especially to the Very Rev. B. M. Blank, O.P., and the Very Rev. J. Fulton, O.P., my hosts during my stay in California. And to M. Charbonneaux, for the photograph of a bronze in the Louvre which is reproduced as a frontispiece to the book. Nor must I allow myself to forget Mr. Harold A. Small and Professor Emeritus W. H. Alexander, of the University of California Press, to whose skill and care this volume ultimately owes so much. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Berlin, Germany] [Publication Year: 1954]  

9. Personal Religion among the Greeks.
by Festugière, A.J.: 
Price: USD 60.01
Dealer: AbebooksDE, Fundus-Online GbR Borkert Schwarz Zerfaß
Description: [publisher: Berkeley, Los Angeles: University of California Press] Hardcover 186 S., w/ pictures. From the library of Prof. Wolfgang Haase, long-time editor of ANRW and the International Journal of the Classical Tradition (IJCT). - Cut out endpapers. Scuffed spine. Bleached binding. Otherwise in very good condition. - Content: The eight chapters of this book are substantially the lectures given by me on the Sather Foundation at the University of California, Berkeley, in the autumn of 1952. They provide, of course, only glimpses of a very suggestive topic which is sometimes thrown into the shadows in the histories of Greek religion. There is a tendency in our time either to emphasize the civic part of this religion because it is immediately manifest or to take the Greek gods as they come to us in consequence of a long tradition, namely, as aesthetic symbols or fictions of poetic imagination. But, at least till the fourth century before our era, the Gods of Greece were not fictions; they were living beings who could view the actions of mortals, listen to their prayers, concede or reject their petitions. And if this is so, granted a certain uniformity in the human mind, we should expect a priori to find in Greece some personal religion. In fact we do find it already in Homer, and already there it is of a very fine quality. When Achilles prays to Zeus before sending Patroclus to the battle {Iliad XVI 236 ff.), when Diomedes prays to Athena after being wounded by Pandarus {Iliad V 115 ff.), when Sappho in one of her sad moods prays to Aphrodite {Fr. 1, Diehl), they do not say as does Chryses the priest {Iliad I 37 ff.), "If ever in the past I gave you ‘such and such good things,’ now you also must give me ‘this.’ " They say, "If ever in the past you listened to my prayer, now also you must listen to me." This, if anything, is personal religion. It is a religion of deep friendship. The devotee does not place his confidence in the respect he has shown to the god; he places it in the god’s friendliness. I would have liked to give more examples than I have here collected of this gentle and naive faith of the archaic and classic periods. I would have liked in particular to show how sincere is the devotion of Ion to Apollo, of the Lydian women to Dionysus. But since the topic is somewhat new, I have thought it more expedient to try to present a more general survey. If this book has any value, wiser men will come and pursue the idea, and this will be my best reward. It remains, and it is indeed a pleasure, to acknowledge the many obligations I have contracted in the preparation of this book. First, to the University of California, which invited me to become Sather professor, and to its friendly department of Classics. Then, to Milman and Barbara Parry, who translated my manuscript from the original French; to Professor A. D. Nock of Harvard University, who revised it and made valuable suggestions; to Professor I. M. Linforth of the University of California, who favored me with several acute critical observations. Also, to the Fathers and Brothers of Saint Albert’s College, who were helptul to me in so many ways, and especially to the Very Rev. B. M. Blank, O.P., and the Very Rev. J. Fulton, O.P., my hosts during my stay in California. And to M. Charbonneaux, for the photograph of a bronze in the Louvre which is reproduced as a frontispiece to the book. Nor must I allow myself to forget Mr. Harold A. Small and Professor Emeritus W. H. Alexander, of the University of California Press, to whose skill and care this volume ultimately owes so much. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Berlin, Germany] [Publication Year: 1954]  

10. Personal Religion Among the Greeks Sather Classical Lecture Series No. 26
by Andre Jean Festugiere 
Price: USD 64.32
Dealer: Biblio, Ergodebooks
Description: Greenwood Press Reprint, Date: 1984-04-23. Hardcover. Good. 1984. Greenwood Press Reprint ISBN 0313232091 [US] 

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