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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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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. 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
  3. 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
  4. Myths and Tragedies in their Ancient Greek Contexts

    Myths and Tragedies in their Ancient Greek Contexts [Paperback]

    Richard F. Buxton (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780198814573
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    This work brings together eleven of Richard Buxton's studies of Greek mythology and Greek tragedy, focusing especially on the interrelationship between the two, and their importance to the Greeks themselves.
     
    Situating and contex... .... Learn More
  5. Reconstructing Orphic Theogonies

    Reconstructing Orphic Theogonies [Hardback]

    Dwayne A. Meisner (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780190663520
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The hatching of the Cosmic Egg, the swallowing of Phanes by Zeus, and the murder of Dionysus by the Titans were just a few of the many stories that appeared in ancient Greek epic poems that were thought to have been written by the legendary singer... .... Learn More
  6. The Impact of the Roman Empire on the Cult of Asclepius

    The Impact of the Roman Empire on the Cult of Asclepius [Hardback]

    Ghislaine van der Ploeg (Author)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9789004372528
    Published by : Brill - Academic Publishers
    In The Impact of the Roman Empire on The Cult of Asclepius Ghislaine van der Ploeg offers an overview and analysis of how worship of the Graeco-Roman god Asclepius adapted, changed, and was disseminated under the Roman Empire. It is shown that the... .... Learn More
  7. Greek Religion and Cults in the Black Sea Region: Goddesses in the Bosporan Kingdom from the Archaic Period to the Byzantine Era

    Greek Religion and Cults in the Black Sea Region: Goddesses in the Bosporan Kingdom from the Archaic Period to the Byzantine Era [Hardback]

    David Braund (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107182547
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This is the first integrated study of Greek religion and cults of the Black Sea region, centred upon the Bosporan Kingdom of its northern shores, but with connections and consequences for Greece and much of the Mediterranean world. David Braund ex... .... Learn More
  8. Greek and Roman Animal Sacrifice: Ancient Victims, Modern Observers

    Greek and Roman Animal Sacrifice: Ancient Victims, Modern Observers [Paperback]

    Christopher A. Faraone (Editor); F. S. Naiden (Editor)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781108456524
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The interpretation of animal sacrifice, now considered the most important ancient Greek and Roman religious ritual, has long been dominated by the views of Walter Burkert, the late J.-P. Vernant, and Marcel Detienne. No penetrating and general cri... .... Learn More
  9. Hermes

    Hermes [Hardback]

    Arlene Allan (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781138805705
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World
    Hermes redresses the gap in modern English scholarship on this fascinating and complex god, and present its readers with an introduction to Hermes’ social, religious and political importance through discussions of his myths, iconography, and worsh... .... Learn More
  10. Cultic Theatres & Ritual Drama

    Cultic Theatres & Ritual Drama: Regional Development & Religious Interchange Between East & West in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Inge Nielsen (Author)

    £30.50

    ISBN: 9788772888798
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity)
    Volume: 4
    This well-illustrated book thoroughly investigates the relations between East and West in the Ancient world as seen through the lens of ancient religious practices. The author has concentrated on one aspect of the cult, the ritual drama, and its s... .... Learn More

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