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The Cult of Pan in Ancient Greece
     

The Cult of Pan in Ancient Greece

by Philippe Borgeaud, James Redfield (Translator), Kathleen Atlass (Translator)
 

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The author found in the material a personal resonance, found that Pan spoke to him of certain mysteries, and indeed provoked him-in the midst of his scholarly apparatus-to poetry.

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The author found in the material a personal resonance, found that Pan spoke to him of certain mysteries, and indeed provoked him-in the midst of his scholarly apparatus-to poetry.

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An analysis of the origins and rise to popularity of the god Pan in ancient Greece. Making use of extensive historical, textual, and philological materials, Borgeaud traces Pan's transformation from a rural god of shepherds, wild places, and wild impulses to a popular god of the urban and urbane Athenians. Originally published in France in 1979. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780226065960
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
04/08/1994
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.31(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.88(d)

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