A new book on the ‘Orphic’ problem

Anthi Chrysanthou, Defining orphism: the beliefs, the teletae and the writings. Trends in classics. supplementary volumes; volume 94. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2020. Pp. xi, 415. ISBN 9783110678390 $137.99.

Another chapter in the long discussion about what ‘Orphic’ should mean as a second-order term for studying ancient religions and texts. This book is reviewed (unfavourably) by Radcliffe Edmonds here.