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Title The gods of ancient Greece [electronic resource] : identities and transformations / edited by Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine.

Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 528 pages) : illustrations, map.
Series Edinburgh Leventis studies ; 5
Edinburgh Leventis studies ; 5.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The Greek gods are still very much present in modern consciousness. Although Apollo and Dionysos, Artemis and Aphrodite, Zeus and Hermes are household names, it is much less clear what these divinities meant and stood for in ancient Greece. In fact, they have been very much neglected in modern scholarship. This book brings together a team of international scholars with the aim of remedying this situation and generating new approaches to the nature and development of the Greek gods in the period from Homer until Late Antiquity. The book looks at individual gods, but also asks to what extent cul.
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Subject Gods, Greek.
Civilization, Classical.
Mythology, Greek.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Bremmer, Jan N.
Erskine, Andrew.
Other Form: Print version: Gods of ancient Greece. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010 9780748637980 (OCoLC)573196869
ISBN 9780748642892 (electronic bk.)
0748642897 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786612749957