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Art, Myth, and Ritual in Classical Greece

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ISBN-10: 0521646472

ISBN-13: 9780521646475

Edition: 2008

Authors: Judith M. Barringer

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List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/21/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 284
Size: 7.25" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.562

Judith M. Barringer is Professor of Greek Art and Archaeology in Classics at the University of Edinburgh. Her areas of specialization are Greek art and archaeology and Greek history, myth, and religion. Professor Barringer is the author of Art, Myth, and Ritual in Classical Greece (Cambridge University Press, 2008); The Hunt in Ancient Greece (2001); and Divine Escorts: Nereids in Archaic and Classical Greek Art (1995) and co-editor (with Jeffrey M. Hurwit) of Periklean Athens and Its Legacy: Problems and Perspectives (2005). She has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens and the British Academy, among others. She was a Blegen Research Fellow at Vassar College and a Senior Fellow at the Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften in Vienna, and she currently holds a Marie Curie Fellowship at the Institut f�r Klassische Arch�ologie at the Freie Universit�t Berlin from the M4Human Programme of the Gerda Henkel Stiftung.

Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Note on Abbreviations
Introduction
The Temple of Zeus at Olympia, Heroic Models, and the Panhellenic Sanctuary
The Athenian Akropolis, Female Power, and State Religion
Making Heroes in the Athenian Agora
Myth and Religion at Delphi
The Cult of the Individual and the Realm of the Dead
Conclusion
Notes
Works Cited
Index of Ancient Citations
Object Index
Subject Index