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1 Aesopus [Aesop] & Babrius; Maria Jagoda Luzzatto & Antonius La Penna (Eds. ) BABRII [BABRIUS] MYTHIAMBI AESOPEI Ediderunt Maria Jagoda Luzzatto Et Antonius La Penna
B. G. Teubner 1986 3322003396 / 9783322003393 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Else fine. ; Text in Ancient Greek; Prologue in Latin. Cxvi, 204 pp; Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum Et Romanorum Teubneriana TEUBNER; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 204 pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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2 Alberti, Leon Battista & Leonardo Da Vinci; Bartolomeo Scala; Bernardino Baldi. Ed. & Trs. by David Marsh RENAISSANCE FABLES Aesopic Prose by Leon Battista Alberti, Bartolomeo Scala, Leonardo Da Vinci, Bernardino Baldi. Translated with an Introduction and Notes
Tempe Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies 2004 0866983031 / 9780866983037 Hardcover Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Some pencil marginalia and underlining. 1 page with underlining in red pen and marginalia. Else minor shelfwear to book. DJ has some minor creasing. ; Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies Volume 260; 367 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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3 Albertson, Fred C. MARS AND RHEA SILVIA IN ROMAN ART
Latomus 2012 2870312776 / 9782870312773 Softcover Fine 
Among the stories surrounding the legendary foundation of the city of Rome by the twins, Romulus and Remus, previous scholarly attention has focused primarily on one scene – the depiction of the she-wolf nursing the twins following their miraculous salvation from the floodwaters of the Tiber. This book examines another event in the cycle, the conception of the twins, in which the Vestal Virgin, Rhea Silvia, is visited in her sleep and raped by the god Mars. Some fifty-one examples of the encounter of Mars and Rhea Silvia are analyzed, drawn from coins, relief sculpture, gems, wall painting, mosaics, and pottery, covering a time frame from the motif’s origin in the early 1st century B. C. To its disappearance in the late 4th century A. D. An analysis of the scene's iconographical evolution and its documented periods of popularity, both in the public and private sphere, are associated with contemporary trends in Roman literature, religion, and art. This monograph on the representation of Mars and Rhea Silvia is not simply a self-contained study of a single motif over a specific time frame. Within the realm of Roman art, the book discusses larger issues concerning the relationship between art, myth and religion, and political propaganda, drawing from methodologies of appropriation (Kopienkritik) , word and image, semiotics, and memory culture. As such, the book constitutes a case study whose conclusions may serve as guidelines for the study of Roman art in general. ; Collection Latomus Volume 336; 241 pages 
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4 Alföldi, Andreas DIE TROJANISCHEN URAHNEN DER RÖMER
Basel 1957 Softcover Very Good 
Former owner's name on titlepage. Front wrap browned. Small tear to head of spine. ; 56pp, 15pls. . Covers somewhat sun-faded, else Very Good. ; 56 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Alles, Gregory D. THE ILIAD, THE RAMAYANA, AND THE WORK OF RELIGION Failed Persuasion and Religious Mystification
Pennsylvania State University Press 1994 0271013206 / 9780271013206 Softcover Fine 
Hermeneutics, Studies in the History of Religions; 0.75 x 9 x 6 Inches; 207 pages; Analyses the two classic narratives and how they mystify the social, cultural and existential dangers of failed persuastion... 
Price: 18.00 USD
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6 Anderson, Graham FAIRYTALE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
Routledge 2000 0415237033 / 9780415237031 Paperback Very Good 
Gift inscription from the author to the half-title. Light shelfwear. ; In this, the first modern study of the ancient fairytale, Graham Anderson asks whether the familiar children's fairytale of today existed in the ancient world. He examines texts from the classical period and finds many stories which resemble those we know today, including: * a Jewish Egyptian Cinderella* a Snow White whose enemy is the goddess Artemis* a Pied Piper at Troy. He puts forward many previously unsuspected candidates as classical variants of the modern fairytale and argues that the degree of violence and cruelty in the ancient tales means they must have been meant for adults. ; 256 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 Apollodorus; James G. Frazer (Trans. ) APOLLODORUS: THE LIBRARY Volume I: (Books 1-3.9)
Harvard University Press 1976 0674991354 / 9780674991354 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to book and DJ. DJ spine a bit sunned. ; Loeb Classical Library no. 121; Vol. 1; 403 pages; The Library provides in three books a grand summary of traditional Greek mythology and heroic legends. Written in clear and unaffected style, the compendium faithfully follows the Greek literary sources. It is thus an important record of Greek accounts of the origin and early history of the world and their race. This work has been attributed to Apollodorus of Athens (born c. 180 BCE) , a student of Aristarchus. But the text as we have it was written by an author probably living in the first or second century of our era. 
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8 Apollodorus; James G. Frazer (Trans. ) APOLLODORUS: THE LIBRARY Volume II: (Book 3.10-16 / Epitome)
Harvard University Press 1979 0674991362 / 9780674991361 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to book and DJ. DJ spine a bit sunned. ; Loeb Classical Library No. 122; Vol. 2; 546 pages; The Library provides in three books a grand summary of traditional Greek mythology and heroic legends. Written in clear and unaffected style, the compendium faithfully follows the Greek literary sources. It is thus an important record of Greek accounts of the origin and early history of the world and their race. This work has been attributed to Apollodorus of Athens (born c. 180 BCE) , a student of Aristarchus. But the text as we have it was written by an author probably living in the first or second century of our era. 
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9 Apollodorus; Keith Aldrich THE LIBRARY OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY BY APOLLODORUS Translated, with Notes and Indices
Coronado Pr 1978 0872910725 / 9780872910720 Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Voula Tsouvelli 
Creasing to corner of front wrap and first page. Spine sunned. Scholar's blindstamp and name to ffep (Robert Brown). ; Drawings; 297 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Apollodorus; Michael Simpson (Trans. ) GODS AND HEROES OF THE GREEKS The Library of Apollodorus. Translated with Introduction and Notes
University of Massachusetts Press 1976 0870232061 / 9780870232060 Softcover Good Illustrated by Leonard Baskin 
Wraps have heavy rubbing with creasing. Colour loss along spine. Wraps are worn. Scholar's blindstamp and name to ffep (Robert Brown). ; Drawings; 0.81 x 9.25 x 5.95 Inches; 311 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Apollodorus; Michael Simpson (Trans. ) GODS AND HEROES OF THE GREEKS The Library of Apollodorus. Translated with Introduction and Notes
University of Massachusetts Press 1976 0870232061 / 9780870232060 Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Leonard Baskin 
Wraps have light rubbing with faint crease to 1 corner. ; Drawings; 0.81 x 9.25 x 5.95 Inches; 311 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 Austin, Norman HELEN OF TROY AND HER SHAMELESS PHANTOM
Cornell University Press 1994 0801429552 / 9780801429552 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Contents: Part 1. The Traditional Helen: The Helen of the Iliad, Sappho's Helen & the Problem of the Text; Part 2. The Revised Helen: The Helen of the Odyssey; Stesichorus & his 'Palinode'; Herodotus & Helen in Egypt; Euripides' Helen: The Final Revision. Includes a glossary of greek terms. ; Myth and Poetics; 9.25 x 1 x 6.25 Inches; 223 pages 
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13 Austin, Norman HELEN OF TROY AND HER SHAMELESS PHANTOM
Cornell University Press 1994 0801429552 / 9780801429552 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very minor shelfwear to DJ. ; Contents: Part 1. The Traditional Helen: The Helen of the Iliad, Sappho's Helen & the Problem of the Text; Part 2. The Revised Helen: The Helen of the Odyssey; Stesichorus & his 'Palinode'; Herodotus & Helen in Egypt; Euripides' Helen: The Final Revision. Includes a glossary of greek terms. ; Myth and Poetics; 9.25 x 1 x 6.25 Inches; 223 pages 
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14 Austin, Norman HELEN OF TROY AND HER SHAMELESS PHANTOM
Cornell University Press 1994 0801429552 / 9780801429552 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Faint foxing to textblock else book is fine. Slight wear to DJ. Dustjacket is protected in plastic sleeve. ; Contents: Part 1. The Traditional Helen: The Helen of the Iliad, Sappho's Helen & the Problem of the Text; Part 2. The Revised Helen: The Helen of the Odyssey; Stesichorus & his 'Palinode'; Herodotus & Helen in Egypt; Euripides' Helen: The Final Revision. Includes a glossary of greek terms. ; Myth and Poetics; 9.25 x 1 x 6.25 Inches; 223 pages 
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15 Babrius; Afredi Eberhard (ed.) BABRII FABULAE Ex Recensione
Weidmannsche Buchhandlung 1875 Hardcover Very Good 
Former classics scholar's name on ffep (Alan E. Samuel). Former owner's bookplate on inner cover. Foxing to ffeps. Pages are browned. Corners are worn. Light chipping to a few pages. Browning to front cover. ; Greek writer of fables who lived probably in the second century AD. Greek text with latin apparatus. ; 100 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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16 Bacchylides; Immanuelis Bekkeri [Immanuel Bekker] (Ed. ) APOLLODORI [APOLLODORUS] BIBLIOTHECA Ex Recognitione Immanuelis Bekkeri
B. G. Teubner 1854 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Book has been rebound in dark green boards. Edgewear to spine ends (light chipping). Rubbing to boards. Light bump to top corners. Front free Endpaper (orange) has section neatly excised (about 1/3). Does not affect text. Inner hinges weakening but firmly attached. Browning to pages. Some foxing. ; Text in Ancient Greek; Preface in Latin. Handbook of mythology formerly attributed to Apollodorus, of Athens, now generally regarded as spurious; Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum Et Romanorum Teubneriana TEUBNER; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 143 pages 
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17 Bailey, Cyril RELIGION IN VIRGIL
Barnes & Noble 1969 0389011703 / 9780389011705 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Minor shelfwear to book. Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. ; Reprint of 1935 edition. ; 337 pages; Contents: Magic, Omen, and Prophecy; Old Italian Religion--Deities and Cults; Old Italian Religion--Words and Ideas; State-Cult; Graeco-Roman Gods: I. Gods with Roman Names, II. Gods with Greek and Roman Names, III. Gods with Greek Names; Oriental Gods--Cosmological Gods--Worship of the Emperor; Fate and the Gods; The Dead and the Underworld. Appendix: The Meaning of Fortuna in Virgil. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Baldarelli, Beatrice ACCIUS UND DIE VORTROJANISCHE PELOPIDENSAGE
Ferdinand Schöningh 2004 3506717855 / 9783506717856 Softcover Very Good 
Light rubbing to wraps. Some pencil marginalia to text (by R. E. Fantham). Minor shelfwear. ; Wohl kaum ein anderer Mythenkomplex griechischen Ursprungs übte auf Rom eine solche Faszination aus wie die Geschichte von den Pelopiden. Welche Bedeutung man dem Thema beigemessen hat, bezeugen die zahlreichen Tragödien mit dem Titel Atreus oder Thyestes, in deren Zentrum der den sittlichen Tiefpunkt des Geschlechtes markierende Frevel der coena Thyestea stand. Die Untersuchung geht den Voraussetzungen und Bedingungen nach, die den außergewöhnlichen Erfolg gerade dieses Mythos ermöglichten. Es zeigt sich, dass die große ideologische Aussagekraft, die der Mythos im Verständnis des römischen Publikums entfaltete, auf die ganz spezifische Gestalt zurückzuführen ist, welche der Tragiker Accius dem Stoff in mehreren seiner Dramen verliehen hat. ; Studien Zur Geschichte Und Kultur Des Altertums, Neue Folge, 1. Reihe: Monographien. Band 24; 336 pages 
Price: 80.00 USD
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19 Baldick, Julian HOMER AND THE INDO-EUROPEANS Comparing Mythologies
I. B. Tauris 1994 1850438315 / 9781850438311 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Former owner's name in pencil and blindstamp to ffep. Else very minor shelfwear to book and DJ. ; This study in comparative mythology interprets the Greek myths in the light of the mythologies of other Indo-European cultures - Indian, Celtic, Scandinavian, Roman, Greek, Iranian and Ossetian. The author uses a modified version of the schema proposed by the French theorist Dumezil to consider the profound connections between such works as the "Iliad", the "Odyssey", the Indian epics - the "Ramayana" and the "Mahabharata" - the Iranian "Book of Kings" and the Scandinavian "Yaglingasaga". The book includes a long critical exposition of the discipline of comparative mythology from its 18th-century origins to the revival of the discipline by Dumezil and his followers from 1938 to the present. It also reassesses the profound critique of Dumezil which linked him with Nazi ideology. ; 256 pages 
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20 Baldick, Julian HOMER AND THE INDO-EUROPEANS Comparing Mythologies
I. B. Tauris 1994 1850438315 / 9781850438311 Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket 
Faint foxing to ffep and top of textblock else book is fine. ; This study in comparative mythology interprets the Greek myths in the light of the mythologies of other Indo-European cultures - Indian, Celtic, Scandinavian, Roman, Greek, Iranian and Ossetian. The author uses a modified version of the schema proposed by the French theorist Dumezil to consider the profound connections between such works as the "Iliad", the "Odyssey", the Indian epics - the "Ramayana" and the "Mahabharata" - the Iranian "Book of Kings" and the Scandinavian "Yaglingasaga". The book includes a long critical exposition of the discipline of comparative mythology from its 18th-century origins to the revival of the discipline by Dumezil and his followers from 1938 to the present. It also reassesses the profound critique of Dumezil which linked him with Nazi ideology. ; 256 pages 
Price: 135.00 USD
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21 Barney, Stephen A. CHAUCER'S TROILUS Essays in Criticism
Archon Books 1980 0208018220 / 9780208018229 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Dustjacket is protected in mylar and taped down to book. ; Contents include: 17 Essays: George Lyman Kittredge ("On the 'Troilus'" from Seven Types of Ambiguity) ; C. S. Lewis ("What Chaucer Really Did to 'Il Filostrato'") others including: Morton W. Bloomfield; E. Talbot Donaldson, Norman Davis, John Leyerle, and many others. ; 323 pages 
Price: 27.00 USD
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22 Barr, Stringfellow THE WILL OF ZEUS A History of Greece from the Origins of Hellenic Culture to the Death of Alexander
Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1962 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Minor bump to top of front board. Book has minor shelfwear and rubbing. ; 496 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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23 Bekker, Hugo THE NIBELUNGENLIED A Literary Analysis
University of Toronto Press Inc. 1971 0802052355 / 9780802052353 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Dustjacket protected in mylar. Light wear to DJ. ; Modern Language Association named this best book of literary criticism for the year 1971; Bekker's study draws into a whole the Nibelungenlied's various literary qualities and examines in detail the epic's unity, depth, and meaning. ; 194 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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24 Belli, Angela ANCIENT GREEK MYTHS AND MODERN DRAMA A Study in Continuity
NY New York University Press 1969 0814700349 / 9780814700341 Softcover Very Good 
Small chip to base of spine. Light shelfwear. ; x, 201pp.; New York University Studies in Comparative Literature III; 201 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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25 Bennett, Florence Mary RELIGIOUS CULTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE AMAZONS
Aristide D. Caratzas, Publisher 1987 0892412046 / 9780892412044 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Originally published in 1912. Contents: The Amazons in Greek Legend; The Great Mother; Ephesian Artemis; Artemis Astrateia and Apollo Amazonius; Ares; conclusion; Bibliography ; 84 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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26 Benson, C. David CRITICAL ESSAYS ON CHAUCER'S TROILUS AND CRISEYDE AND HIS MAJOR EARLY POEMS
University of Toronto Press 1991 0802069371 / 9780802069375 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Softcover book has been rebound as hardcover. ; 0.5 x 9.25 x 6.25 Inches; 246 pages; This collection is a companion volume to that edited by Malcolm Andrew on "The Canterbury Tales", and the selection of articles and extracts is governed by the same criteria. This collection is designed as a provision for students of medieval literature. There has been no new collection in paperback of important and representative criticism of "Troilus" and the minor poems since the early 1960s. This collection shows how Chaucer criticism has developed in this century, especially over the last 25 years, and demonstrates the range of methodologies used. 
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27 Benson, Larry Dean (ed.) KING ARTHUR'S DEATH The Middle English Stanzaic Morte Arthur and Alliterative Morte Arthure
Bobbs-Merrill Company 1974 0672610108 / 9780672610103 Softcover Very Good 
Wraps have rubbing and minor soiling. Book has bumping to top of spine. Former owner's plate on ffep & inscription "reviewed for English Studies". Former owner's plate on ffep & inscription "reviewed for English Studies". Former owner's plate on ffep & inscription "reviewed for English Studies".; Commentary and glossary are in English. Text in Middle English. ; The Library of Literature; 257 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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28 Berthold, Otto DIE UNVERWUNDBARKEIT IN SAGE UND ABERGLAUBEN DER GRIECHEN Mit Einem Anhang Über Den Unverwundbarkeitsglauben Bei Anderen Völkern, Besonders Den Germanen
Verlag Von Alfred Töpelmann 1911 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Insitution stamp to title page. Ex-lib copy with call number label to spine. Bound in orange boards wtih black spine. No other markings. ; Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten, XI. Band 1. Heft; 73 pages 
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29 Bethurum, Dorothy CRITICAL APPROACHES TO MEDIEVAL LITERATURE Selected English Institute Papers, 1958-1959
Columbia University Press 1960 0231024177 / 9780231024174 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Bumping to spine ends. ; Third Printing 1965. Includes Patristic Exegesis in the Criticism of Medieval Literature by E. Talbot Donaldson, R. E. Kaske and Charles Donahue; Folklore Myth and Ritual by Francis Lee Utley; Classical Fable and English Poetry in the Fourteenth Century by Richard H. Green; and Chaucer and Dante by Howard Schless. ; Essays of the English Institute Series; 8.25 x 0.75 x 6 Inches; 171 pages 
Price: 29.70 USD
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30 Bettenworth, Anja & Christine Schmitz (Hrsg. ) MENSCH - HEROS - GOTT Weltentwürfe Und Lebensmodelle Im Mythos Der Vormoderne
Franz Steiner Verlag 2009 3515092943 / 9783515092944 Softcover Fine 
183 pages; The constructive and critical-reflexive potential of myth in its varied literary and everyday contexts is the focus of this volume. Taking a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary approach, the contributions study universal concepts and life models in pre-modern myths from a variety of angles. They focus on humans, heroes and gods as the protagonists of myths, mythopoietics, and the constant actualization, instrumentalization, transformation and presentation of mythical themes in vase painting, architecture and literature. German text. 
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31 Beye, Charles Rowan THE ILIAD, THE ODYSSEY, AND THE EPIC TRADITION
Peter Smith 1972 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Minor shelfwear and rubbing. Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. ; 263 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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32 Bise, Gabriel & Dagmar Thoss (Intro. ) TRISTAN AND ISOLDE From a Manuscript of "The Romance of Tristan" (15th Century)
Miller Graphics 1978 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Dustjacket has minor shelfwear, soiling and rubbing. Very light shelfwear to book else Fine. ; Illuminated Manuscripts; 125 pages; Publishes all the miniatures of this masterpiece manuscript of 1410 which describes the touching story of Tristan and his beloved. 
Price: 33.00 USD
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33 Blok, Josine H. AMAZONES ANTIANEIRAI Interpretaties Van De Amazonenmythe in Het Mythologisch Onderzoek Van De 19e En 20e Eeuw En in Archaïsch Griekenland.
Groningen 1991 Softcover Very Good 
Light rubbing to wraps. Light creasing to upper corner of wraps. Creasing to bottom corner of first few pages. Scholar's name stamped to ffep (M. F. Fresco). ; Dutch Text With summary (14p. ) ; Proefschrift (Diss. ) ; 407 pages 
Price: 42.00 USD
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34 Blok, Josine H. THE EARLY AMAZONS Modern and Ancient Perspectives on a Persistent Myth
E. J. Brill 1995 9004100776 / 9789004100770 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Front upper corner bumped and a bit creased. Else light shelfwear. ; Religions in the Graeco-Roman World; 473 pages; The Early Amazons offers a new understanding of the ancient Amazon myth, situating mythical representations in the realm of cultural history. The first section examines how the Amazons have presented a challenge to views on history, myth and gender in classical mythology from the late eighteenth century up to the impact of structuralism. Topics included are nineteenth-century historiography and the interest in linguistics. The second section sheds new light on the culture of archaic Greece, offering a coherent assessment of literary and visual representations. Taking mythical narrative as a form of oral storytelling, it shows the emergence of the Amazon motif and its meaning in the world of epic. Iconographical analysis reveals how the visual arts have made a contribution of their own to the imaginary presence of the Amazons. 
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35 Boardman, John THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF NOSTALGIA How the Greeks Re-Created Their Mythical Past
Thames and Hudson 2002 0500051151 / 9780500051153 Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket 
Faint foxing to top of textblock. Light shelfwear to book. Dustjacket is protected in plastic sleeve. ; This volume explores how the Greeks created and re-created their past in physical terms in both objects and images: those that are recoverable, those that are mentioned in texts, or those that may be imagined. It offers insights into the making of myth and the exceptional imagination of a people building the first modern civilization out of the relics of the past. The ancient Greeks drew upon their phyical environment not just to illustrate the past but also in many ways to invent: massive fossil bones were the remains of giants; strange rocks were petrified heroines; Bronze Age walls and tombs were the work of titans; and artefacts from the past became Achille's spear, Helen's necklace and Hercules' cup. The Greeks could point to where Poseidon struck the Acropolis with his trident, to Athena's olive tree, to Odysseus' cave in Ithaca. They worked out what Oeidipus' Sphinx looked like, and found Memnon crying to his mother Dawn in an Egyptian statue. It all enhanced their sense of Greekness and history, and it attracted the Roman tourist too: Julius Caesar was warned to tread carefully in the long grass at Troy lest he step on Hector's ghost. ; 240 pages 
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36 Boedeker, Deborah Dickmann APHRODITE'S ENTRY INTO GREEK EPIC
E. J. Brill 1974 9004039465 / 9789004039469 Softcover Very Good 
Faint bump to top of spine. Faint dampstaining to spine. ; Contents: introduction. Aphrodite's Origin in an Indo-European Tradition; Names and Epithets of Aphrodite; Aphrodite and the Chorós; Aphrodite and her Mortal Lover ; Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava : Supplementum 32; 97 pages 
Price: 120.00 USD
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37 Bonnefoy, Yves (compiled by) & Wendy Doniger (Trans. ) GREEK AND EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGIES
University of Chicago Press 1992 0226064549 / 9780226064543 Paperback Fair 
First few pages and front wrap are very creased. Scholar's name to half-title (Robert Brown). Some underlining and notes in pen to a few pages. Reading copy only. ; 294 pages 
Price: 6.00 USD
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38 Brelich, Angelo GLI EROI GRECI Un Problema Storico-Religioso
Edizioni Dell'ateneo 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Tear to cloth at base of spine (~2cm) . Bottom corners are bumped. DJ has tears and chipping but intact. ; Nuovi Saggi, 21; 409 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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39 Bremmer, Jan N. & N. M. Horsfall (Eds. ) ROMAN MYTH AND MYTHOGRAPHY
University of London Institute of Classical Studies 1987 0900587539 / 9780900587535 Softcover Good 
Front wrap has been excised and another blue front wrap has been taped into place. Light creasing to wraps. Gift inscription from Horsfall to G. P. Goold and Philippa Goold on ffep. ; Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies Supplement 52; 127 pages; Contents: Myth and Mythography at Rome; The Aeneas Legend from Homer to Virgil; Romulus, Remus and the Foundation of Rome; Caeculus and the Foundation of Praeneste; From History to Legend: M. Manlius and the Geese; Myth and Ritual in Ancient Rome: the Nonae Capratinae; Corythus Re-Examined; Slow Cybele's Arrival. 
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40 Brewster, Harry & (Preface by Peter Levi) THE RIVER GODS OF GREECE Myths and Mountain Waters in the Hellenic World
I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd. 1997 1860642071 / 9781860642074 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to book and DJ. Dustjacket is protected in plastic sleeve. ; 224 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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41 Brooks, Otis & E. Christian Kopff (ed.) COSMOS AND TRAGEDY An Essay on the Meaning of Aeschylus
University of North Carolina Press 1981 0807814652 / 9780807814659 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. Former owner's book stamp on inner cover. ; 119 pages; Study of Aechylus that is concerned chiefly with the Oresteia. Otis clarifies the moral and theological issues raised by the oresteia and relates them to certain stylistic and structural qualities of the three plays. He then evaluates them in relationship to some of the features of Aeschylus's extant work. 
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42 Bulfinch, Thomas GOLDEN AGE OF MYTH AND LEGEND
Senate 1994 1859580165 / 9781859580165 Softcover Very Good 
Minor shelfwear. Light rubbing to wraps. ; 560 pages; For over a hundred years Thomas Bulfinch's masterpiece on ancient myth and legend has been consulted by scholars and lay readers alike. The timeless stories of the gods and goddesses of Greece, Rome and Northern mythology are brought to life, and throughout the book Bulfinch shows, by extensive and resonant quotation, how these images have enormously enriched the development of English literature, from Byron to Shakespeare, from Keats and Milton to Wordsworth and Tennyson. In addition, there is a chapter on Eastern religion and myth, together with maps of the ancient world, a list of proverbial expressions, a 24-page glossary and index, and an index to the poetical quotations. 
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43 Burkert, Walter STRUCTURE AND HISTORY IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY AND RITUAL
University of California Press 1979 0520037715 / 9780520037717 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Else minor shelfwear. ; Attempts to make sense of ancient myths and rituals - irrational and scandalous though they are - in terms of tradition. ; Sather Classical Lectures; 226 pages 
Price: 32.00 USD
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44 Burkert, Walter STRUCTURE AND HISTORY IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY AND RITUAL
University of California Press 1979 0520037715 / 9780520037717 Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
Scholar's name to ffep (Martin Cropp). Very light rubbing to spine ends. DJ has tears and chipping. ; Attempts to make sense of ancient myths and rituals - irrational and scandalous though they are - in terms of tradition. ; Sather Classical Lectures; 226 pages 
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45 Burkert, Walter; (translated by Peter Bing) HOMO NECANS the Anthropology of Ancient Greek Sacrificial Ritual and Myth
University of California Press 1983 0520036506 / 9780520036505 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. Very faint chipping to DJ. ; Blood sacrifice, the ritual slaughter of animals, has been basic to religion through history, so that it survives in spiritualized form even in Christianity. How did this violent phenomenon achieve the status of the sacred? This question is posed in Walter Burkert's famous study. ; 360 pages 
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46 Calame, Claude & (Daniel W. Berman, Trans. ) MYTH AND HISTORY IN ANCIENT GREECE The Symbolic Creation of a Colony
Princeton Princeton University Press 2003 0691114587 / 9780691114583 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ has light shelfwear with a few small scratches. ; Xvii, 178pp. Surely the ancient Greeks would have been baffled to see what we consider their "mythology." Here, Claude Calame mounts a powerful critique of modern-day misconceptions on this front and the lax methodology that has allowed them to prevail. He argues that the Greeks viewed their abundance of narratives not as a single mythology but as an "archaeology." They speculated symbolically on key historical events so that a community of believing citizens could access them efficiently, through ritual means. Central to the book is Calame's rigorous and fruitful analysis of various accounts of the foundation of that most "mythical" of the Greek colonies--Cyrene, in eastern Libya. Calame opens with a magisterial historical survey demonstrating today's misapplication of the terms "myth" and "mythology." Next, he examines the Greeks' symbolic discourse to show that these modern concepts arose much later than commonly believed. Having established this interpretive framework, Calame undertakes a comparative analysis of six accounts of Cyrene's foundation: three by Pindar and one each by Herodotus (in two different versions) , Callimachus, and Apollonius of Rhodes. We see how the underlying narrative was shaped in each into a poetically sophisticated, distinctive form by the respective medium, a particular poetical genre, and the specific socio-historical circumstances. Calame concludes by arguing in favor of the Greeks' symbolic approach to the past and by examining the relation of mythos to poetry and music. ; 178 pages 
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47 Campbell, Joseph THE MASKS OF GOD: CREATIVE MYTHOLOGY
Penguin Books 1982 0140043071 / 9780140043075 Paperback Very Good 
Small chip to head of spine. Scholar's blindstamp to ffep (Robert Brown). Note to inner cover. ; 730 pages 
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48 Campbell, Joseph THE MASKS OF GOD: OCCIDENTAL MYTHOLOGY
Penguin Books 1964 0140043063 / 9780140043068 Paperback Good 
Scholar's blindstamp to ffep (Robert Brown). Corner torn off to front wrap with 2 cm tear. Creasing to spine. Note to inner cover. ; 576 pages 
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49 Campbell, Joseph with Bill Moyers & Betty Sue Flowers (Ed. ) THE POWER OF MYTH
Doubleday 1988 0385247745 / 9780385247740 Paperback Very Good 
Scholar's name to half-title (Robert Brown). Creasing to upper corner of front wrap. Small tear to spine. Minor shelfwear. ; The Power Of Myth launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph Campbell and his work. A preeminient scholar, writer, and teacher, he has had a profound influence on millions of people. To him, mythology was the "song of the universe, the music of the spheres." With Bill Moyers, one of America's most prominent journalists, as his thoughtful and engaing interviewer, The Power Of Myth touches on subjects from modern marriage to virgin births, from Jesus to John Lennon, offering a brilliant combination of intelligence and wit. ; 231 pages 
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50 Carpenter, Rhys FOLK TALE, FICTION AND SAGA IN THE HOMERIC EPICS
University of California Press 1946 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Edgewear to spine ends and corners. Rubbing to spine. Light soiling. Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and bookplate. Former owner's signature on fly page. ; Looks at the oral tradition of Homeric epic and its origins. ; Sather Classical Lectures; 198 pages 
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