Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis

Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis

Miracles Memory and Meaning: a Cognitive Approach to Roman Myths

Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis

Alison B. Griffith [+-]
University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand
GRIFFITH B. ALISON is a senior Lecturer at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand and the chief editor of the Electronic Journal of Mithraic Studies. She is the author of numerous articles on the worship of Mithras in Rome and also on Roman religion and its alternatives.

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Alison Griffith considers a number of Roman myths about miraculous events. Looking at a number of different historical recollections Griffith explains why counter-intuitive event become structurally integral to myths.

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Griffith, Alison. Miracles Memory and Meaning: a Cognitive Approach to Roman Myths. Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 135-150 Dec 2014. ISBN 9781781792070. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22755. Date accessed: 09 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.22755. Dec 2014

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