Heroes: mortals and myths in ancient Greece ; [the publication accompanies the Exhibition Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece, exhibition dates: The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore October 11, 2009 - January 3, 2010; Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville, January 29 - April 25, 2010; San Diego Museum of Art, May 22 - September 5, 2010 ...]

Recovering the past : the origins of Greek heroes and hero cult / Jorge J. Bravo III -- Four paradigmatic heroes -- The singularity of Herakles / Jennifer Larson -- Achilles beyond the Iliad / Guy Hedreen -- Helen : heroine of cult, heroine in art / H.A. Shapiro -- Odysseus : an epic hero with a hum...

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Corporate Authors: Walters Art Museum (Other) ; Exhibition Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece 2009 - 2011, Baltimore, Md. u.a. (Other)
Contributors: Albersmeier, Sabine (Publisher, Editor) ; Anderson, Michael J. 1967- (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Baltimore Walters Art Museum 2009
New Haven [u.a.] Yale Univ. Press 2009
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Greece / Hero worship
B Greece / Hero
Further subjects:B Heroes in art Exhibitions
B Exhibition catalog
B Heroes in literature Exhibitions
B Greek literature Exhibitions History and criticism
B Greece History To 146 B.C Exhibitions
B Greece Exhibitions Religion
B Exhibition catalog 2008 (Baltimore, Md)
B Greek literature History and criticism Exhibitions
B Heroes in literature Exhibitions
B Mythology, Greek Exhibitions
B Art, Greek Exhibitions
B Mythology, Greek Exhibitions
B Greece Religion Exhibitions
B Greece Exhibitions History To 146 B.C
B Heroes (Greece) History Exhibitions
B Heroes in art Exhibitions
B Hero worship Exhibitions History Greece
B Art, Greek Exhibitions History
B Hero worship (Greece) History Exhibitions
B Heroes Exhibitions History Greece
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Summary:Recovering the past : the origins of Greek heroes and hero cult / Jorge J. Bravo III -- Four paradigmatic heroes -- The singularity of Herakles / Jennifer Larson -- Achilles beyond the Iliad / Guy Hedreen -- Helen : heroine of cult, heroine in art / H.A. Shapiro -- Odysseus : an epic hero with a human face / Ralf von den Hoff -- Child heroes in Greek art / John H. Oakley -- The hero beyond himself : heroic death in ancient Greek poetry and art / Corinne Ondine Pache -- Beloved of the gods : imag(in)ing heroes in Greek art / Jenifer Neils -- The cult of heroes / Gunnel Ekroth -- Heroes as moral agents and moral examples / Michael J. Anderson -- Catalogue -- Heroes in myth -- Heroes in cult -- Emulation
Item Description:Catalog of an exhibition. - Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0300154720