Apples of Apollo Pagan and Christian Mysteries of the Eucharist

ISBN-10: 089089924X
ISBN-13: 9780890899243
Edition: 2001
List price: $25.00
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

R. Gordon Wasson (1898—1986) was a pioneer investigator of sacred indigenous mushroom rituals in Mexico in the 1950s. Albert Hofmann, the famed chemist who discovered the curious properties of LSD in 1943, recently celebrated his 100th birthday in Switzerland. Carl A. P. Ruck, an expert on ancient Greek ethnobotany, lives in Massachusetts.

Blaise Daniel Staples received a Ph.D. in Classical Studies from Boston University and is the author of four books and numerous articles.

List of Illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Bacchus Amongst Us
The Green Man
Symposium
Mountain Revel
Cultivating the Wild
Feast of Flowers
Theater of Dionysos
Mistletoe, Centaurs, and Datura
Ixion
Mistletoe
Wicker Man
Solstice
Horsemad
Koronis
Asklepios
Daphne
Thorn Apple
Centaury
Peirithoos
Kallikantzari
Fugitive Visions
Perseus, the Mushroom Picker
Refounding Mycenae
Golden Pluck
The Shaman of Lake Stymphalos
Golden Apples
Rockrose
Refounding Athens
Kibisos
The Paraphernalia of Perseus
The Springs of Pegasos
Golden Rain
The Honey Drink
The Golden Waters
Orion
Bull Hides
Bellowing Bulls
Hazing
Homonyms
Jason, the Drug Man
School for Shamans
One-Foot
Talos of Crete
Mud-Foot
The Chrismation of Iason
The Serpent in the Garden
The Golden Ram of Sacrifice
The Ship Argo
The Apples of Apollo
Golden Fleece
The Apple of Discord
The Golden Apples of Atalanta
Golden Apples and Balls of Fleece
The Theft of Fire
Agni and the Firebird
The Golden Fleece and Alchemy
Jesus, the Drug Man
The Jesus from Nazareth
Apollonios of Tyana
Gymnosophistai
Therapeutai
The Burning Bush
Shamans in the Desert
Eucharist
Bread and Wine, Flesh and Blood
Angel's Bread
Transfiguration at Gethsemane
The Holy Grail
The Isenheim Altarpiece: Matthias Grunewald's Religious Allegory as 'Medical' Explication
The Abbot's Herbarium
Invitation to the Dance: Hanal Pixan and Anthesteria
Memento Mori
Sacred Walls
The Phantom Dancer
References
Index

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