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Author Bridgman, Timothy P., 1955-

Title Hyperboreans : myth and history in Celtic-Hellenic contacts / Timothy P. Bridgman.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 249 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Studies in classics
Studies in classics (Routledge (Firm))
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-235) and index.
Contents Inventing mythical Greek time -- From the beginnings to the second purification of Delos -- From Herodotus to Antimachus of Colophon -- The fourth century and beyond -- Antimachus of Colophon -- Heraclides Ponticus -- Hecataeus of Abdera -- Apollonius of Rhodes -- Posidonius of Apamea.
Summary Contained in what has come down to us of Greek literary tradition are texts that identify the Hyperboreans with the Celts, or Hyperborean lands with Celtic ones. This groundbreaking book studies the texts that make or imply this identification.
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Subject Greek literature -- History and criticism.
Literature and history -- Greece.
Mythology, Greek, in literature.
Historiography -- Greece.
Celts -- Historiography.
Celts in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Bridgman, Timothy P., 1955- Hyperboreans. New York : Routledge, 2005 0415969786 (DLC) 2004014066 (OCoLC)55738657
ISBN 0203487656 (electronic bk.)
9780203487655 (electronic bk.)
0415969786 (Cloth)