The River Gods of Greece: Myths and Mountain Waters in the Hellenic World

The River Gods of Greece: Myths and Mountain Waters in the Hellenic World

by Harry Brewster
     
 

This text explores the rivers of Greece which were gods and gods who were rivers, as individual deities in myth and art. Accounts of them are given by historians, mythographers and travellers, as well as by writers from Homer to Ovid.
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This text explores the rivers of Greece which were gods and gods who were rivers, as individual deities in myth and art. Accounts of them are given by historians, mythographers and travellers, as well as by writers from Homer to Ovid.

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Aided by color and monochrome photographs and reproductions of earlier representations, explores rivers that were deities and vice versa, and the part they played in myth, literature and art. Includes accounts by historians, mythographers, ancient writers such as Homer and Ovid, and poets of the Renaissance. Distributed in the US by St. Martin's Press. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781860642074
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
08/15/1997
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.74(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.72(d)

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