Ancient Greek Holidays


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208 Pages


6 x 9


Trade Paperback

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The Witches' Almanac


Mab Borden is a Witch and Hellenic reconstructionist Pagan living in Rhode Island. She has taught Latin, Classical Studies, and Art History for fifteen years in addition to teaching magic and Witchcraft as High Priestess of a traditional Gardnerian coven. Borden is a copy editor for The Witches’ Almanac.

Ancient Greek Holidays is a remarkable book that explores the ancient seasons and religious observance practices of the ancient Greeks. Mab Borden’s meticulous research paints a vivid picture of the interconnectedness between mankind and the Gods. This book is invaluable for those interested in the religious traditions of ancient Greece.

Ancient Greek Holidays is an immersive book delving deeply into the sacred days, months, and seasons, offering profound insights into the significance of the ancient Greeks. Meticulously detailed, each sacred day unfolds before the reader, revealing the honored deity and the intricacies of the associated social and ritual activities.

Comprehensive explanations of the ancient Greek calendar within Ancient Greek Holidays allow readers to grasp the interconnectedness between celestial rhythms and religious observances. The appendices further enhance knowledge with a wealth of information, including mapping deity holidays to corresponding months. This additional layer of understanding enriches the reading experience, providing a comprehensive overview of the spiritual tapestry woven throughout ancient Greek society.

The reader will embark on a journey through the vibrant festivals dedicated to revered gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Athena, and Apollo. Gaining insights into the rituals, ceremonies, and beliefs that shaped ancient Greek spirituality, readers will deepen their understanding of the cultural and religious significance of these holidays.

The reader will be immersed in a world where every day held a unique connection to the divine. Experience the solemnity of religious processions and the joyous celebrations of harvest festivals as the ancient Greek holidays come alive before you. These ancient traditions inspire readers to reflect on their own spiritual practices and find resonance in the wisdom of the past.

Ancient Greek Holidays will transport the reader to a time when the sacred rhythms of life were intricately woven into the fabric of society. Unveiling the secrets and traditions of ancient Greek holidays, this book invites you to rediscover and appreciate the profound beauty of these spiritual observances. Immerse the reader in the rich tapestry of the ancient Greek spiritual calendar and awaken a renewed appreciation for the sacred rhythms that shaped their lives.

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