Complete World of Greek Mythology

ISBN-10: 0500251215
ISBN-13: 9780500251218
Edition: 2004
Authors: Richard Buxton
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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 6/28/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.706
Language: English

Introduction : myths in context
Chronology of Greek myth-telling
Contexts, sources, meanings
General characteristics of Greek myths
Sources of evidence
Contexts for myth-telling
Myths of origin
Origins of humanity
Local origins
Bringers of culture
The olympians : power, honour, sexuality
Powers and spheres of influence
Honour and boundaries
Divine sexuality
Heroic exploits
Meleager, Atalanta and the Kalydonian Boar
Jason, the Argonauts and Medea
Theseus and the heroic Athenian past
The Trojan war
Family sagas
A house of Pelops
Tereus, Prokne and Philomela
Antiope and her sons
Danaos and his kin
Proitos, Sthenebora and Bellerophon
The house of Laios
Strong bonds : love between spouses
Same-sex eroticism
A landscape of myths
Rivers and springs
The sea
The underworld
Greek myths after the Greeks
How Rome re-imagined Greece
The middle ages
From the renaissance to the 20th century
Present and future
Further reading
Sources of quotations
Illustration credits

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