Medusa: Solving the Mystery of the Gorgon

Medusa: Solving the Mystery of the Gorgon

by Stephen R Wilk

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195341317
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2007
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 807,956
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Mystery
1. The Nature of the Myth
2. The Myth of Perseus and Medusa
3. The Gorgon in Art
4. Parallels from Around the World
5. Explanations
Part II: The Solution
6. Mira and Algol
7. The Surrounding Sky
8. The Face on the Shield
9. Gorgons and Gargoyles
10. What the Gorgon Really Was
11. The Gorgon Today
12. Synthesis
Appendix
Notes
Reference
Index

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