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A companion to Greek mythology, edited by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone

Label
A companion to Greek mythology
Title
A companion to Greek mythology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A Companion to Greek Mythology presents a series of essays that explore the phenomenon of Greek myth from its origins in shared Indo-European story patterns and the Greeks' contacts with their Eastern Mediterranean neighbours through its development as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman world. Features essays from a prestigious international team of literary expertsIncludes coverage of Greek myth's intersection with history, philosophy and religionIntroduces readers to topics in mythology that are often inaccessible to non-specialistsAddresses th
Member of
Cataloging source
DG1
Dewey number
398.20938
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL783
LC item number
.C66 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dowden, Ken
  • Livingstone, Niall
Series statement
  • Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
  • Literature and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Greece
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Religion
  • Greece
  • Mythologie
  • Griechenland
Label
A companion to Greek mythology, edited by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 549-603) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Front Matter -- Approaching Myth. Thinking through Myth, Thinking Myth Through / Ken Dowden, Niall Livingstone -- Establishing the Canon. Homer's Use of Myth / Fraṅoise Ľtoublon -- Telling the Mythology: From Hesiod to the Fifth Century / Ken Dowden -- Orphic Mythology / Radcliffe G Edmonds -- Myth Performed, Myth Believed. Singing Myth: Pindar / Ian Rutherford -- Instructing Myth: From Homer to the Sophists / Niall Livingstone -- Acting Myth: Athenian Drama / Jean Alaux -- Displaying Myth: The Visual Arts / Susan Woodford -- Platonic 1Myths2 / Penelope Murray -- Myth in History / Alan Griffiths -- New Traditions. Myth and Hellenic Identities / Fritz Graf -- Names and Places: Myth in Alexandria / Anatole Mori -- The Myth of Rome / Matthew Fox -- Displaying Myth for Roman Eyes / Zahra Newby -- The Myth that Saves: Mysteries and Mysteriosophies / Ken Dowden -- Myth and Death: Roman Mythological Sarcophagi / Zahra Newby -- Myth in Christian Authors / Fritz Graf -- Older Traditions. The Indo-European Background to Greek Mythology / Nicholas J Allen -- Near Eastern Mythologies / Alasdair Livingstone, Birgit Haskamp -- Levantine, Egyptian, and Greek Mythological Conceptions of the Beyond / Nanno Marinatos, Nicolas Wyatt -- Interpretation. Interpreting Images: Mysteries, Mistakes, and Misunderstandings / Susan Woodford -- The Myth of History: The Case of Troy / Dieter Hertel -- Women and Myth / Sian Lewis -- Mythology of the Black Land: Greek Myths and Egyptian Origins / Ian Rutherford -- Psychoanalysis: The Wellspring of Myth? / Richard H Armstrong -- Initiation: The Key to Myth? / Ken Dowden -- The Semiotics and Pragmatics of Myth / Claude Calame, Ken Dowden -- Conspectus. A Brief History of the Study of Greek Mythology / Jan N Bremmer -- Bibliography -- Index of Texts Discussed -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects
Control code
729724685
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 643 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444331844
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 10.1002/9781444396942
  • 5263bad2-ea9d-4369-96d8-e6bf641b3feb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)729724685
Label
A companion to Greek mythology, edited by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 549-603) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Front Matter -- Approaching Myth. Thinking through Myth, Thinking Myth Through / Ken Dowden, Niall Livingstone -- Establishing the Canon. Homer's Use of Myth / Fraṅoise Ľtoublon -- Telling the Mythology: From Hesiod to the Fifth Century / Ken Dowden -- Orphic Mythology / Radcliffe G Edmonds -- Myth Performed, Myth Believed. Singing Myth: Pindar / Ian Rutherford -- Instructing Myth: From Homer to the Sophists / Niall Livingstone -- Acting Myth: Athenian Drama / Jean Alaux -- Displaying Myth: The Visual Arts / Susan Woodford -- Platonic 1Myths2 / Penelope Murray -- Myth in History / Alan Griffiths -- New Traditions. Myth and Hellenic Identities / Fritz Graf -- Names and Places: Myth in Alexandria / Anatole Mori -- The Myth of Rome / Matthew Fox -- Displaying Myth for Roman Eyes / Zahra Newby -- The Myth that Saves: Mysteries and Mysteriosophies / Ken Dowden -- Myth and Death: Roman Mythological Sarcophagi / Zahra Newby -- Myth in Christian Authors / Fritz Graf -- Older Traditions. The Indo-European Background to Greek Mythology / Nicholas J Allen -- Near Eastern Mythologies / Alasdair Livingstone, Birgit Haskamp -- Levantine, Egyptian, and Greek Mythological Conceptions of the Beyond / Nanno Marinatos, Nicolas Wyatt -- Interpretation. Interpreting Images: Mysteries, Mistakes, and Misunderstandings / Susan Woodford -- The Myth of History: The Case of Troy / Dieter Hertel -- Women and Myth / Sian Lewis -- Mythology of the Black Land: Greek Myths and Egyptian Origins / Ian Rutherford -- Psychoanalysis: The Wellspring of Myth? / Richard H Armstrong -- Initiation: The Key to Myth? / Ken Dowden -- The Semiotics and Pragmatics of Myth / Claude Calame, Ken Dowden -- Conspectus. A Brief History of the Study of Greek Mythology / Jan N Bremmer -- Bibliography -- Index of Texts Discussed -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects
Control code
729724685
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 643 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444331844
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 10.1002/9781444396942
  • 5263bad2-ea9d-4369-96d8-e6bf641b3feb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)729724685

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