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PINDAR'S MYTHMAKING The Fourth Pythian Ode

by Segal, Charles

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1986
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Princeton University Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. 0691054738 . Dustjacket and book have very minor shelfwear. Scholar's name to ffep (D. Gerber). ; Traces the underlying mythical patterns, implicit poetics, and processes of mythopoesis that animate Pindar's longest and most elaborate victory ode. Particularly concerned with the way in which he incorporates… Read more about this item
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AESCHYLUS: PROMETHEUS BOUND

by Aeschylus; Mark Griffith (Ed. )

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1988
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Softcover
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9780521270113
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Cambridge University Press. Very Good-. 1988. Softcover. 0521270111 . Spine and front wrap creased. Some pencil notes. Pages browned. Scholar's name to ffep (Cedric Boulter). ; Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics; 328 pages; The myth of fire stolen from the gods appears in many pre-industrial societies. In Greek culture Prometheus the fire-stealer figures prominently in the… Read more about this item
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MEDEA Essays on Medea in Myth, Literature, Philosophy, and Art

by Clauss, James J. & Sarah Iles Johnston (Eds. )

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1997
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Princeton University Press. Very Good. 1997. Softcover. 0691043760 . Minor pencilling to a couple of pages. Creasing to lower corner of front wrap. Scholar's name to ffep (Bonnie Maclachlan [née Ward]). ; 6 X 0.98 X 9 inches; 376 pages .
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FOLK TALE, FICTION AND SAGA IN THE HOMERIC EPICS

by Carpenter, Rhys

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1958
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University of California Press. Very Good. 1958. Softcover. Spine a little discolored. Scholar's name to ffep (D. Gerber). ; Looks at the oral tradition of Homeric epic and its origins. ; 198 pages .
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THE MYTH OF RETURN IN EARLY GREEK EPIC

by Frame, Douglas

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1978
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9780300019407
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Yale University Press. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. 0300019408 . 178 pages .
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WHOM GODS DESTROY Elements of Greek and Tragic Madness

by Padel, Ruth

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1995
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9780691033600
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Princeton University Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1995. Hardcover. 0691033609 . DJ has minor chipping to head of spine and creasing to DJ flap. ; 6.75 X 1 X 10 inches; 294 pages .
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MASKS OF DIONYSUS

by Carpenter, Thomas H. & Christopher A. Faraone (Eds. )

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1993
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9780801480621
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Cornell University Press. Very Good. 1993. Softcover. 0801480620 . Minor edgewear with laminate lighting along edges. Scholar's name to ffep (Bonnie Maclachlan [née Ward]). ; Twelve Essays address such subjects as the influence of Dionysus on Greek tragedy and art, his connection with mystery religions and concepts of the afterlife, and the spread of his cult… Read more about this item
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ELEUSIS Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter

by Kerényi, C. , Ralph Manheim (Trans. )

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1967
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Pantheon Books. Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket. 1967. Hardcover. Minor shelfwear to book. Scholar's name stamped to ffep (Stéphane Krésic). DJ is somewhat tattered with tears and chipping. ; The Sanctuary of Eleusis, near Athens, was the center of a religious cult that endured for nearly two thousand years and whose initiates came from all parts… Read more about this item
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THE HESIODIC CATALOGUE OF WOMEN Constructions and Reconstructions

by Hunter, Richard

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2005
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9780521836845
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Cambridge University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2005. Hardcover. 0521836840 . Very faint shelfwear to book and DJ. ; The Catalogue of Women, ascribed to Hesiod, one of the greatest figures of early hexameter poetry, maps the Greek world, its evolution and its heroic myths through the mortal women who bore children to the… Read more about this item
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FOLKTALE AND HERO-TALE MOTIFS IN THE ODES OF PINDAR

by Grant, Mary Amelia

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1968
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University of Kansas Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1968. Hardcover. DJ has chipping a few small tears. Minor shelfwear to book. ; A systematic attempt to analyze the mythological motifs used in by Pindar. ; 172 pages .
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SING ME, GODDESS Being the First Recitation of Homer's Iliad Translated by M. L. West

by West, M. L.

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Published
1971
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9780715605950
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Duckworth.. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1971. Hardcover. 071560595X . Very light shelfwear. Gift inscription from West to Bonnie Maclachlan on ffep. Very faint staining to rear panel of DJ. ; 43 pages; Signed by Author .
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THE SCAPEGOAT

by Girard, René & Yvonne Freccero (Trans. )

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1989
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9780801839177
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Johns Hopkins University Press. Very Good. 1989. Softcover. 0801839173 . Minor shelfwear. Laminate lifting along edges of wraps. ; 6 X 0.75 X 9.25 inches; 232 pages .
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THE GODS OF THE GREEKS

by Kerényi, C; (Norman Cameron, translator)

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First English Edition
Published
1951
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Thames and Hudson. Good+ in Fair dust jacket. 1951. First English Edition. Hardcover. Lower edges of boards a bit edgeworn. Former owner's name on ffep. DJ is tattered with chipping, tears and some loss. ; Drawing upon a wealth of primary sources, Kerenyi offers a scholarly and entertaining survey of the most important Greek myths. ; Myth… Read more about this item
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GREEK FOLK RELIGION

by Nilsson, Martin P. (Foreword by Arthur Darby Nock)

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1965
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Harper & Row. Very Good. 1965. Softcover. Wraps a bit browned. ; Major headings: Countryside; Rural Customs and Festivals; Religion of Eleusis; House and Family; Cities; Panegyreis; Legalism and Superstition; Hell; Seers and Oracles. ; Harper Torchbooks; 166 pages .
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SIBYLS AND SIBYLLINE PROPHECY IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY

by Parke, H. W. & (Brian McGing, editor)

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Published
1988
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Hardcover
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9780415003438
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Routledge. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 0415003431 . Dustjacket has minor shelfwear Scholar's name to ffep (Bonnie Maclachlan [née Ward]). ; 236 pages; In antiquity a considerable number of books of prophecies went under the general title of "Sibylline Oracles". Rulers as significant as Augustus consulted them in time of danger… Read more about this item
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THE CUISINE OF SACRIFICE AMONG THE GREEKS

by Detienne, Marcel & Jean-Pierre Vernant; (translated by Paula Wissing)

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1998
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9780226143538
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University Of Chicago Press. Very Good. 1998. Softcover. 0226143538 . Very Minor shelfwear. Scholar's name to ffep (Bonnie Maclachlan [née Ward]). ; 284 pages; For the Greeks, the sharing of cooked meats was the fundamental communal act, so that to become vegetarian was a way of refusing society. It follows that the roasting or cooking of meat… Read more about this item
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INTERPRETATIONS OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY

by Bremmer, Jan (Ed. )

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Published
1987
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9780709932703
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Croom Helm. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1987. Hardcover. 0709932707 . Minor sheflwear to book. Scholar's name to ffep (Bonnie Maclachlan [née Ward]). DJ has some dampstaining; Interpretations of Greek Mythology, first published in1987, builds on the innovative work of Walter Burkert and the ‘Paris school’ of Jean-Pierre Vernant, and represents a renewal of interpretation… Read more about this item
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MYTH AND SOCIETY IN ANCIENT GREECE Translated from the French

by Vernant, Jean-Pierre & (Janet Lloyd, translated by)

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1980
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9780391009158
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Harvester Press / Humanities Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1980. Hardcover. 039100915X . VERY Minor shelfwear. ; Alternate ISBN: 0855279834; European Philosophy and the Human Sciences 6; 242 pages .
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APPROACHES TO GREEK MYTH

by Edmunds, Lowell (Ed. )

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1990
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9780801838644
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The Johns Hopkins University Press. Very Good. 1990. Softcover. 0801838649 . Minor shelfwear. Creasing to upper corners. Spine a bit sunned. Scholar's name to ffep (Bonnie Maclachlan [née Ward]). ; Since the first edition of Approaches to Greek Myth was published in 1990, interest in Greek mythology has surged. There was no simple agreement on the subject… Read more about this item
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THE DICTIONARY OF CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY

by Grimal, Pierre

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1996
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9780631201021
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Blackwell Publishers. Very Good. 1996. Softcover. 0631201025 . Minor shelfwear with a bit of wear to a couple of corners of wraps. Scholar's name to ffep (Bonnie Maclachlan [née Ward]). ; Blackwell Reference; 603 pages .
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