Eine Insel Im Meer Der Geschichten: Untersuchungen Zu Mythen Aus Lemnos

Eine Insel Im Meer Der Geschichten: Untersuchungen Zu Mythen Aus Lemnos

by Virgilio Masciardri
     
 

This volume focuses on three Greek myths connected to the island of Lemnos in the northern Aegean. The relate how the hero Philoktetos is wounded by a snake, how the island's women kill their husbands, and how Hephaistos, god of the forge, fell from heaven to earth. The inner workings of these three myths is analyzed, as well as their relationship to other myths

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This volume focuses on three Greek myths connected to the island of Lemnos in the northern Aegean. The relate how the hero Philoktetos is wounded by a snake, how the island's women kill their husbands, and how Hephaistos, god of the forge, fell from heaven to earth. The inner workings of these three myths is analyzed, as well as their relationship to other myths and specific geographical and historical circumstances. Based on a newly conceived structuralistic interpretation, this volume offers interesting insights into the analysis of myths in general. German text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783515088183
Publisher:
Franz Steiner Verlag
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Series:
Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beitrage (PAwB) Series, #18
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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