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Complete world of Greek mythology, Richard Buxton

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Complete world of Greek mythology
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Complete world of Greek mythology
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Richard Buxton
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Title
The complete world of Greek mythology
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Summary
Discusses the origins, plots, themes, and influences of Greek myths; outlines the relationships between the gods, mortals, and their offspring; and includes maps showing the locations of the different stories
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Genre
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166962
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DLC
Dewey number
292.1/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL783
LC item number
.B88 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Richard Buxton
Complete world of Greek mythology, Richard Buxton
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-249) and index
Contents
I: Contexts, sources, meanings -- General characteristics of Greek myths -- Sources of evidence -- Contexts for myth-telling -- II: Myths of origin -- Cosmogony -- Origins of humanity -- Local origins -- Bringers of culture -- Colonies -- III: The Olympians: power, honour, sexuality -- Powers and spheres of influence -- Honour and boundaries -- Divine sexuality -- IV: Heroic exploits -- Perseus -- Meleager, Atalanta and the Kalydonian Boar -- Jason, the Argonauts and Medea -- Herakles -- Theseus and the heroic Athenian past -- The Trojan War -- V: Family Sagas -- The house of Pelops -- Tereus, Prokne and Philomela -- Antiope and his kin -- Proitos, Stheneboia and Bellerophon -- The House of Laios -- Strong bonds: love between spouses -- Same-sex eroticism -- VI: A landscape of myths -- Mountains -- Caves -- Rivers and springs -- The sea -- Crete -- Troy -- The underworld -- VII: Greek myths after the Greeks -- How Rome re-imagined Greece -- The Middle Ages -- From the renaissance to the 20th century -- Present and future -- Maps -- General map of the Greek world -- The voyage of the Argo -- The Labours of Herakles -- Theseus' exploits en route for Athens -- Greek contingents at Troy -- Mountains -- Rivers
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ocm55741275
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Dimensions
26 cm.
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Edition
Dover Public Library copy Donated IN MEMORY OF TULA GEGAS by Jack and Sharon Buckley, December 2004.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780500251218
Lccn
2003110206
Other physical details
col. ill., maps

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