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Rohde, Erwin
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(Oct 9, 1845, Hamburg – Jan 11, 1898, Heidelberg), taught classical philology in Kiel, Jena, Tübingen (1878–1886), Leipzig, and Heidelberg (prorector 1894/1895). Starting from novels and romance poetics of the modern period, Rohde, an antimodernist of refined sensitivity, researched the history of the novel in antiquity. Psyche (1890–1894, 9/101925; ET: Psyche: The Cult of Souls and the Belief in Immortality among the Greeks, 1925), his major contribution to the history of religion, offers a comprehensive presentation of the “development” of…

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Cancik, Hubert, “Rohde, Erwin”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025036>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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