Queen of the Air (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Being a Study of the Greek Myths of Cloud and Storm

Queen of the Air (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Being a Study of the Greek Myths of Cloud and Storm

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by John Ruskin
     
 

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In a unique 1869 take on Greek mythology, the influential Victorian-Edwardian sage considers the myth of the goddess Athena. Ruskin asks us to consider Athena—“in the heavens, the earth, and the heart”—as a vital force in the material world channeled by those leading virtuous lives and also as “the directress of the imagination and

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In a unique 1869 take on Greek mythology, the influential Victorian-Edwardian sage considers the myth of the goddess Athena. Ruskin asks us to consider Athena—“in the heavens, the earth, and the heart”—as a vital force in the material world channeled by those leading virtuous lives and also as “the directress of the imagination and will.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411451643
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
260
File size:
234 KB

Meet the Author


John Ruskin (1819-1900) was an English acclaimed poet, artist, as well as an influential critic of art and society. He wrote on topics ranging from geology and botany to politics, architecture, art, and literature. Ruskin influenced the Gothic Revival and did much to popularize high art.

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The Queen Of The Air Being A Study Of The Greek Myths Of Cloud And Storm 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is good and is written in a non modern context pertaining mostly too the origin of mythology from the greek perspective. Good for adults but being 13, I enjoyed it as well.
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