Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-235) and index.
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.
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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