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The Resource Gender and Immortality : Heroines in Ancient Greek Myth and Cult

Gender and Immortality : Heroines in Ancient Greek Myth and Cult

Label
Gender and Immortality : Heroines in Ancient Greek Myth and Cult
Title
Gender and Immortality
Title remainder
Heroines in Ancient Greek Myth and Cult
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In recent years, the topic of ancient Greek hero cult has been the focus of considerable discussion among classicists. Little attention, however, has been paid to female heroized figures. Here Deborah Lyons argues for the heroine as a distinct category in ancient Greek religious ideology and daily practice. The heroine, she believes, must be located within a network of relations between male and female, mortal and immortal. Using evidence ranging from Homeric epic to Attic vase painting to ancient travel writing, she attempts to re-integrate the feminine into our picture of Greek notions of
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Lyons, Deborah
Dewey number
880.9/352042
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA3015.W65
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
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  • Greek literature
  • Women and literature
  • Immortality in literature
  • Women
  • Sex role in literature
  • Heroines in literature
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Cults
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Cults
  • Greek literature
  • Heroines in literature
  • Immortality in literature
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Sex role in literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women
  • Greece
Label
Gender and Immortality : Heroines in Ancient Greek Myth and Cult
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Cover; Acknowledgments
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
884012669
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400864386
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt737hpr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884012669
Label
Gender and Immortality : Heroines in Ancient Greek Myth and Cult
Publication
Note
Cover; Acknowledgments
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
884012669
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400864386
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt737hpr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884012669

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