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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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.20938
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL783
LC item number
.C66 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture
Label
A companion to Greek mythology, edited by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [549]-603) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Approaching myth. 1. Thinking through myth, thinking myth through / Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone -- Part I. Establishing the canon. 2. Homer's use of myth / Françoise Létoublon -- 3. Telling the mythology : from Hesiod to the fifth century / Ken Dowden -- 4. Orphic mythology / Radcliffe G. Edmonds III -- Part II. Myth performed, myth believed. 5. Singing myth : Pindar / Ian Rutherford -- 6. Instructing myth : from Homer to the Sophists / Niall Livingstone -- 7. Acting myth : Athenian drama / Jean Alaux -- 8 Displaying myth : the visual arts / Susan Woodford -- 9. Platonic 'myths' / Penelope Murray -- 10. Myth in history / Alan Griffiths -- Part III. New traditions. 11. Myth and Hellenic identities / Fritz Graf -- 12. Names and places : myth in Alexandria / Anatole Mori -- 13. The myth of Rome / Matthew Fox -- 14. Displaying myth for Roman eyes / Zabra Newby -- 15. The myth that saves : mysteries and mysteriosophies / Ken Dowden -- 16. Myth and death : Roman mythological sarcophagi / Zabra Newby -- 17. Myth in Christian authors / Fritz Graf -- 18. The Indo-European Background to Greek Mythology / Nicholas J. Allen --
  • 19. Near eastern mythologies / Alasdair Livingstone and Birgit Haskamp -- 20. Levantine, Egyptian, and Greek mythological conceptions of the beyond / Nanno Marinatos and Nicolas Wyatt -- Part V. Interpretation. 21. Interpreting images : mysteries, mistakes, and misunderstandings / Susan Woodford -- 22. The myth of history : the case of Troy / Dieter Hertel -- 23. Women and myth / Sian Lewis -- 24. Mythology of the black land : Greek myths and Egyptian origins / Ian Rutherford -- 25. Psychoanalysis : the wellspring of myth? / Richard H. Armstrong -- 26. Initiation : the key to myth? / Ken Dowden -- 27. The semiotics and pragmatics of myth / Claude Calame, translated by Ken Dowden -- Part VI. Conspectus. 28. A brief history of the study of Greek mythology / Jan N. Bremmer
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 643 p.
Isbn
9781405111782
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010041346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn667213249
  • (OCoLC)ocn811925226
Label
A companion to Greek mythology, edited by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [549]-603) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Approaching myth. 1. Thinking through myth, thinking myth through / Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone -- Part I. Establishing the canon. 2. Homer's use of myth / Françoise Létoublon -- 3. Telling the mythology : from Hesiod to the fifth century / Ken Dowden -- 4. Orphic mythology / Radcliffe G. Edmonds III -- Part II. Myth performed, myth believed. 5. Singing myth : Pindar / Ian Rutherford -- 6. Instructing myth : from Homer to the Sophists / Niall Livingstone -- 7. Acting myth : Athenian drama / Jean Alaux -- 8 Displaying myth : the visual arts / Susan Woodford -- 9. Platonic 'myths' / Penelope Murray -- 10. Myth in history / Alan Griffiths -- Part III. New traditions. 11. Myth and Hellenic identities / Fritz Graf -- 12. Names and places : myth in Alexandria / Anatole Mori -- 13. The myth of Rome / Matthew Fox -- 14. Displaying myth for Roman eyes / Zabra Newby -- 15. The myth that saves : mysteries and mysteriosophies / Ken Dowden -- 16. Myth and death : Roman mythological sarcophagi / Zabra Newby -- 17. Myth in Christian authors / Fritz Graf -- 18. The Indo-European Background to Greek Mythology / Nicholas J. Allen --
  • 19. Near eastern mythologies / Alasdair Livingstone and Birgit Haskamp -- 20. Levantine, Egyptian, and Greek mythological conceptions of the beyond / Nanno Marinatos and Nicolas Wyatt -- Part V. Interpretation. 21. Interpreting images : mysteries, mistakes, and misunderstandings / Susan Woodford -- 22. The myth of history : the case of Troy / Dieter Hertel -- 23. Women and myth / Sian Lewis -- 24. Mythology of the black land : Greek myths and Egyptian origins / Ian Rutherford -- 25. Psychoanalysis : the wellspring of myth? / Richard H. Armstrong -- 26. Initiation : the key to myth? / Ken Dowden -- 27. The semiotics and pragmatics of myth / Claude Calame, translated by Ken Dowden -- Part VI. Conspectus. 28. A brief history of the study of Greek mythology / Jan N. Bremmer
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 643 p.
Isbn
9781405111782
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010041346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn667213249
  • (OCoLC)ocn811925226

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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