On Thinking and Feeling in Greek Religion


  • Yulia Ustinova Ben-Gurion University of the Negev




cognitive science of religion, Greek history



Author Biography

Yulia Ustinova, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Yulia Ustinova is Associate Professor at the Department of General History, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Her current research is focused on three themes: alteration of consciousness and insanity in Greek culture, biased thinking in ancient Greece, and cults in the colonial milieu. She is the author of many publications on ancient religion and culture, among them The Supreme Gods of the Bosporan Kingdom: Celestial Aphrodite and the Most High God (Brill, 1999), Caves and the Ancient Greek Mind: Descending Underground in the Search for Ultimate Truth (Oxford University Press, 2009), and Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece (Routledge, 2018).


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How to Cite

Ustinova, Y. (2018). On Thinking and Feeling in Greek Religion. Journal of Cognitive Historiography, 4(1), 36–41. https://doi.org/10.1558/jch.36260



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