Hyperboreans: Myth and History in Celtic-hellenic Contacts / Edition 1

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Overview

In Greek mythology, Hyperboreans were a tribe who lived far to Greece's north. 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, and provides reasons why some ancient Greek authors identified a mythical people with an actual one. Timothy P. Bridgman demonstrates not only that these authors mythologize history, but that they used the traditional Greek parallel mythical world to interpret history throughout ancient Greek culture, thought and literature.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415969789
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/1/2004
  • Series: Studies in Classics Series , #7
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Timothy P. Bridgman received his Ph.D. at Trinity College, Dublin. Publications include "Who Were the Cimmerians?" (Hermathena 164 [1998] 31-64), "Apollonius of Rhodes' Argonautica : A Mythology of Greek Expansion in Celtic Lands" ( PHCC 21, forthcoming), and "Les Romains et l'Irlande: Invasion, Conquête ou Commerce?" (in Hommages à Monique Clavel-Lévêque, Annales Littéraires de l'Université de Franche-Comté à Besançon, forthcoming).

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Table of Contents

Figures, Maps, and Tables
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
Section One: The Hyperboreans and the Golden Age: Inventing Mythical Greek Time
Section Two: The Hyperboreans and Hyperborean Identity
Chapter One: From the Beginnings to the Second Purification of Delos
Chapter Two: From Herodotus to Antimachus of Colophon
Chapter Three: The Fourth Century and Beyond
Section Three: The Hyperboreans and the Celts: A Case of Mistaken Identity
Chapter Four: Antimachus of Colophon
Chapter Five: Heraclides Ponticus
Chapter Six: Hecataeus of Abdera
Chapter Seven: Apollonius of Rhodes
Chapter Eight: Posidonius of Apamea
Conclusion
Appendix
Bibliography
Index
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