Dionysus: Myth and Cult / Edition 2

Dionysus: Myth and Cult / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0253208912
ISBN-13:
9780253208910
Pub. Date:
10/01/1995
Publisher:
Indiana University Press

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Dionysus: Myth and Cult / Edition 2

"This study of Dionysus... is also a new theogony of Early Greece." —Publishers Weekly

"An original analysis... of the spiritual significance of the Greek myth and cult of Dionysus." —Theology Digest

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253208910
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 10/01/1995
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 820,869
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, by Robert B. Palmer
Foreword, by Walter F. Otto
I. Myth and Cultus
II. Dionysus
1. Preface
2. The Birthplace of the Cult of Dionysus
3. The Son of Zeus and Semele
4. The Myths of His Epiphany
5. The God Who Comes
6. The Symbol of the Mask
7. Pandemonium and Silence
8. The World Bewitched
9. The Somber Madness
10. Modern Theories
11. The Mad God
12. The Vine
13. Dionysus Revealed in Vegative Nature
14. Dionysus and the Element of Nature
15. Dionysus and the Women
16. Ariadne
17. The Fate of Dionysus
18. Dionysus and Apollo
19. Concluding Remarks on Tragedy
Notes
Index

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