From Ikaria To The Stars

From Ikaria To The Stars

by Peter Green
     
 

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Using the need for myth as the starting point for exploring a number of topics in Greek mythology and history, Green advances new ideas about why the human urge to make myths persists across the millennia and why the borderland between mythology and history can sometimes be hard to map.

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Using the need for myth as the starting point for exploring a number of topics in Greek mythology and history, Green advances new ideas about why the human urge to make myths persists across the millennia and why the borderland between mythology and history can sometimes be hard to map.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292726031
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
07/01/2004
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Alan L. Boegehold
"Green presents to historians, philosophers, and students of literature generally the reflections of a robust, generous, wonderfully learned, opinionated, personally involved, unfailingly interesting monitor of western civilization past and present."

Meet the Author

PETER GREEN is James R. Dougherty, Jr., Centennial Professor of Classics Emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin. Currently he serves as Adjunct Professor of Classics at the University of Iowa and Editor of Syllecta Classica.

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