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eBook Zeus (Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World) ePub

by Ken Dowden

  • ISBN: 0415305020
  • Category: World
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: Ken Dowden
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (January 13, 2006)
  • Pages: 192
  • ePub book: 1319 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1262 kb
  • Other: rtf mobi doc lit
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 266

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careful presentation and analysis of the previous large bibliography makes this book a good introduction even to the study of ancient religion. Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World. Paperback: 192 pages.

careful presentation and analysis of the previous large bibliography makes this book a good introduction even to the study of ancient religion. is the best introduction to his image and cult"-Oxford Bibliographies Online.

The first book to capture a complete picture of the most important of Greek gods in one reliable volume for almost seventy years, this masterly and comprehensive study brings a new-millennium examination of the fascinating god Zeus. Broad in scope, the book looks at myth, art, cult, philosophy, drama, theology and European painting amongst much more, and allows us to take seriously what it was to worship and respect the greatest of Greek gods, and to live through the aftershock of the Middle Ages and modern times. Broad in scope, the book looks at myth, art, cult. aperback – 2005-12-09 Routledge Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World.

Greek And Roman Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, And Monsters From Ares To. .From Achilles to Heracles and Zeus to Hades, ancient Greek gods and heroes have had a long historical presence

Greek And Roman Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, And Monsters From Ares To Zeus. The book deliberately excludes Roman myths which blur the true image of the Greek heritage. In dictionary form it covers all the major figures of Greek mythology and provides a handy but comprehensive guide. It has gods, heroes, men, places, mythical creatures and religious terminology as well as some illustrations. From Achilles to Heracles and Zeus to Hades, ancient Greek gods and heroes have had a long historical presence. Journey into the book as you learn more about how past Greek civilizations perceived the world. How did the world come to be?

The first book to capture a complete picture of the most important of Greek gods in one reliable volume for almost seventy years, this masterly and . Zeus Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World.

Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World). The first book to capture a complete picture of the most important of Greek gods in one reliable volume for almost seventy years, this masterly and comprehensive study brings a new-millennium examination of the fascinating god Zeus. Broad in scope, the book looks at myth, art, cult, philosophy, drama, theology and European painting amongst much more, The first book to capture a complete picture of the most important of Greek gods in one reliable volume for almost seventy years, this masterly and comprehensive study brings a new-millennium examination of the fascinating god Zeus.

A complete A-Z list of the Greek gods of ancient mythology . Guardian god of the ancient city Lamark, where wounded heroes could find comfort and heal after battle. He was the son of Aphrodite.

A complete A-Z list of the Greek gods of ancient mythology, their names and the areas of influence they ha. Condemned by Zeus to carry the world on his back after the Titans lost the war. Attis. A minor god of vegetation, fruits of the earth and rebirth. A wind god (Anemoi) and Greek god of the cold north wind and the bringer of winter. Referred to as The North Wind. Deimos is the personification of dread and terror.

series Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World.

The first book to capture a complete picture of the most important of Greek gods in one reliable volume for almost seventyyears, this masterly and comprehensive study brings a new-millennium examination of the fascinating god Zeus.

Broad in scope, the book looks at myth, art, cult, philosophy, drama, theology and European painting amongst much more, and allows us to take seriously what it was to worship and respect the greatest of Greek gods, and to live through the aftershock of the Middle Ages and modern times.

Showing the evidence along the way, Zeus is student-friendly and includes:

a range of illustrations and maps translated passages from ancient authors a chronology and excellent indexing.

Looking at the ancient Greeks their predecessor and their successors–the Romans and beyond –the book is engagingly written and speaks to a modern audience: this is Zeus from our remote ancestors to Wagner, and into the computer age.