Veyne – Did the Greeks Believe in Their Myths?

Paul Veyne, Did the Greeks Believe in Their Myths? An Essay on the Constitutive Imagination, 1988.   Athena in a black-figure vase, attributed Pamphaios, mid-5th century B.C.   Do children at once believe in Santa Claus and the toys as coming from parents? Yes. Ethiopians believe leopards are Christian and observe Coptic fasting days, but take…