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Life, Myth, and Art in Ancient Greece
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Emma Stafford
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Getty Publications

Describes the beliefs, rituals, and artistic achievements of the ancient Greeks.
Poetry, Theory, Praxis
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: William J. Slater
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited

A Festschrift in honour of the classical scholar, William J Slater, this volume looks at the social life of theories, artifacts, and poems in ancient Greece. Th
Homosexuality in Greek Myth
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Bernard Sergent
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)

Suggests that institutionalized homosexuality in ancient Greek society derived from initiatory rituals, looks at these rites among other early cultures
Myth, Ritual, Memory, and Exchange
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: John Gould
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

At the heart of this book lies a concern with the interaction between the cultural assumptions and world-view of ancient (and often of modern) Greeks and their
The Writing of Orpheus
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Marcel Detienne
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12-30 - Publisher: JHU Press

Winner of the Translation Prize for non-fiction from the French-American Foundation. Son of a mortal king and an immortal Muse, Orpheus possessed a gift for mus
Myth and Tragedy in Ancient Greece
Language: en
Pages: 536
Authors: Jean-Pierre Vernant
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher:

In this work, published here as a single volume, the authors present a disturbing and decidedly non-classical reading of Greek tragedy that insists on its radic
Siren Songs
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Lillian Eileen Doherty
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

A feminist critique of the Odyssey
Women in the Classical World
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Elaine Fantham
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-03-30 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Information about women is scattered throughout the fragmented mosaic of ancient history: the vivid poetry of Sappho survived antiquity on remnants of damaged p
What is a God?
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Alan B. Lloyd
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-31 - Publisher: ISD LLC

In recent study Greek religion has often dissolved itself into many religions. The eleven original essays here focus both on extremes of the Greek world and on
The Hunt in Ancient Greece
Language: en
Pages: 313
Authors: Judith M. Barringer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: JHU Press

Hunting and its imagery continued to play a significant role in archaic and classical Greece long after hunting had ceased being a necessity for survival in eve