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Life, Myth, and Art in Ancient Greece
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Emma Stafford
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Getty Publications

Describes the beliefs, rituals, and artistic achievements of the ancient Greeks.
The Function of Mythology and Religion in Ancient Greek Society
Language: en
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

The ancient Greeks are prime subjects of study for those wishing to understand the roles that religion and mythology play in a society and how the two interact
Savage Energies
Language: en
Pages: 110
Authors: Walter Burkert
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-04 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

We often think of classical Greek society as a model of rationality and order. Yet as Walter Burkert demonstrates in these influential essays on the history of
Poetry, Theory, Praxis
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: William J. Slater
Categories: Art
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
Myth and Tragedy in Ancient Greece
Language: en
Pages: 527
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
Greek Mythology
Language: en
Pages: 156
Authors: History Academy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-16 - Publisher:

READ ME: Buy the paper format and you'll also receive the digital book for FREE! Before science, there were myths. Today we see them as fiction, butin the past
Myth and Symbol I
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Synnøve Des Bouvrie
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Paul Astroms

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
Siren Songs
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Lillian Eileen Doherty
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

A feminist critique of the Odyssey
The Hunt in Ancient Greece
Language: en
Pages: 296
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