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  1. Demeter and Persephone

    Demeter and Persephone [Hardback]

    Nuno Rodrigues (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138648463
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World
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    This volume provides a comprehensive, accessible and up to date analysis of the goddesses Demeter and Persephone. The book covers all aspects of their myth, worship and cult, from their origins and functions, to the key narratives about their deed... .... Learn More
  2. Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury

    Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury [Hardback]

    John F. Miller (Editor); Jenny Strauss Clay (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780198777342
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Of all the divinities of classical antiquity, the Greek Hermes (Mercury in his Roman alter ego) is the most versatile, enigmatic, complex, and ambiguous. The runt of the Olympian litter, he is the god of lies and tricks, yet is also kindly towards... .... Learn More
  3. Asklepios

    Asklepios [Hardback]

    Matthew Dillon (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9780415741774
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World
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    By the end of the fifth century BC, Asklepios was established and flourishing as the main healing deity of the Greeks. However, just a few centuries earlier, he featured in the Iliad as a mortal doctor, not a god. The Greeks had to wait until the ... .... Learn More
  4. Greek and Roman Religions

    Greek and Roman Religions [Hardback]

    Rebecca I. Denova (Author)

    £68.95

    ISBN: 9781118542903
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    Series: Blackwell Ancient Religions
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    A volume in the Blackwell Ancient Religions, Greek and Roman Religions offers an authoritative overview of the region's ancient religious practices. The author--a noted expert in the field--explores the presence of divinity in all aspects of ancie... .... Learn More
  5. Greek and Roman Religions

    Greek and Roman Religions [Paperback]

    Rebecca I. Denova (Author)

    £40.50

    ISBN: 9781118542958
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    Series: Blackwell Ancient Religions
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    A volume in the Blackwell Ancient Religions, Greek and Roman Religions offers an authoritative overview of the region's ancient religious practices. The author--a noted expert in the field--explores the presence of divinity in all aspects of ancie... .... Learn More
  6. Myth, Literature, and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes

    Myth, Literature, and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes [Paperback]

    Daniel W. Berman (Author)

    £23.99

    ISBN: 9781107434363
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    How does a city's legendary past affect its present? Thebes remains a city with one of the richest traditions of myth in all of Greece - it was the home of Cadmus, Oedipus, and Hercules, and the traditional birthplace of Dionysus. The city's topog... .... Learn More
  7. Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis (SET): Agents, Images, and Practices

    Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis (SET): Agents, Images, and Practices [Hardback]

    Valentino Gasparini (Editor); Richard Veymiers (Editor)

    £293.00

    ISBN: 9789004377837
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Religions in the Graeco-Roman World
    Volume: 187
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    In Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis Valentino Gasparini and Richard Veymiers present a collection of reflections on the individuals and groups which animated one of Antiquity's most dynamic, significant and popular religi... .... Learn More
  8. Rationalizing Myth in Antiquity

    Rationalizing Myth in Antiquity [Paperback]

    Greta Hawes (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780198831037
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The Greek myths are characteristically fabulous; they are full of monsters, metamorphoses, and the supernatural. However, they could be told in other ways as well. This volume charts ancient dissatisfaction with the excesses of myth, and the var... .... Learn More
  9. Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition

    Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition [Hardback]

    Michael Legaspi (Author)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780190885120
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition begins with the recognition that modern culture emerged from a synthesis of the legacies of ancient Greek civilization and the theological perspectives of Jewish and Christian scriptures. Part of what mad... .... Learn More
  10. A Bestiary of Monsters in Greek Mythology

    A Bestiary of Monsters in Greek Mythology [Paperback]

    Spyros D. Syropoulos (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.99

    Special Price: £17.00

    ISBN: 9781784919504
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Greek myths abound in images of beauty and perfection: charming gods, attractive goddesses, and handsome heroes, all of them standards of physical and spiritual flawlessness. However, the ancient Greeks were not fond of absolutes. No god or hero i... .... Learn More

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