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The Mirror of the Gods: How Renaissance Artists Rediscovered the Pagan Gods
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As most people probably know, the 'Renaissance' was a 'rebirth' of scholarship and learning derived from ancient history - not just ancient philosophy, but also ancient religion. Most people are unaware, however, just how the reclamation of Europe's ancient, pagan religious heritage occurred. It wasn't inevitable and it didn't occur independent of contemporary political, social, and religious considerations.

Book of the Week: The Mirror of the Gods: How Renaissance Artists Rediscovered the Pagan Gods

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