The gods of ancient Greece: identities and transformations

The Greek gods are still very much present in modern consciousness. Although Apollo and Dionysos, Artemis and Aphrodite, Zeus and Hermes are household names, it is much less clear what these divinities meant and stood for in ancient Greece. In fact, they have been very much neglected in modern schol...

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Contributors: Bremmer, Jan N. 1944- (Other); Erskine, Andrew (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 2010
Series/Journal:Edinburgh Leventis studies
Further subjects:B Mythology, Greek
B Grekiska gudar
B Gods, Greek
B Religion
B Griechenland (Altertum)
B Civilization, Classical
B Idea of God
B Greece
B Götter ; griechische
B Gods
B BODY, MIND & SPIRIT ; Spirituality ; Paganism & Neo-Paganism
B RELIGION ; Antiquities & Archaeology
B Electronic books
B HISTORY ; Ancient ; General
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Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
Erscheint auch als: Gods of ancient Greece. - Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2010
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Summary:The Greek gods are still very much present in modern consciousness. Although Apollo and Dionysos, Artemis and Aphrodite, Zeus and Hermes are household names, it is much less clear what these divinities meant and stood for in ancient Greece. In fact, they have been very much neglected in modern scholarship. This book brings together a team of international scholars with the aim of remedying this situation and generating new approaches to the nature and development of the Greek gods in the period from Homer until Late Antiquity. The book looks at individual gods, but also asks to what extent cul
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index. - Description based on print version record
ISBN:0748642897