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201 Nilsson, Martin P. CULTS, MYTHS, ORACLES, AND POLITICS IN ANCIENT GREECE With Two Appendices: the Ionian Phylae, the Phratries
Paul Aströms Förlag 1986 9186098438 / 9789186098438 Softcover Very Good 
Very Faint crease throught upper corner of book. Light bump to lower corner. ; Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology Pocket-Book 44; 177 pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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202 Nilsson, Martin P. HOMER AND MYCENAE
Methuen & Company 1933 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Small damage to upper corner of front pastedown. Spine is a little sunned and faded. Pages a little tanned. ; With 52 illustrations and 4 maps ; Methuen's Handbooks of Archaeology; 283 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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203 Nilsson, Martin P. HOMER AND MYCENAE
Cooper Square Publishers, Inc. 1968 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Very minor shelfwear. ; With 52 illustrations and 4 maps ; Methuen's Handbooks of Archaeology; 283 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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204 Nilsson, Martin P. THE MYCENAEAN ORIGIN OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY
W. W. Norton & Company 1963 Softcover Very Good 
Spine slightly discolored. Minor shelfwear. ; Reprint of 1932 edition. Chapters include: How Old is Greek Mythology?; Mycenaean Centers and Mythological Centers; Heracles; and Olympus; The Norton Library; 258 pages; MYCENAEAN CENTERS AND MYTHOLOGICAL CENTERS and THE MYCENAEAN ORIGIN OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY 
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205 Nilsson, Martin P. THE MYCENAEAN ORIGIN OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY
W. W. Norton & Company 1963 Softcover Very Good 
Spine discolored. Minor shelfwear. ; Reprint of 1932 edition. Chapters include: How Old is Greek Mythology?; Mycenaean Centers and Mythological Centers; Heracles; and Olympus; The Norton Library; 258 pages 
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206 Nilsson, Martin P. THE MYCENAEAN ORIGIN OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY
W. W. Norton & Company 1963 Softcover Very Good 
Spine discolored. Minor shelfwear with light chipping to wraps. ; Reprint of 1932 edition. Chapters include: How Old is Greek Mythology?; Mycenaean Centers and Mythological Centers; Heracles; and Olympus; The Norton Library; 258 pages 
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207 Nilsson, Martin P. (Foreword by Arthur Darby Nock) GREEK FOLK RELIGION
University of Pennsylvania Press 1972 0812210344 / 9780812210347 Softcover Very Good 
Lettering to spine faded. Minor shelfwear. Foxing to top of textblock. ; Major headings: Countryside; Rural Customs and Festivals; Religion of Eleusis; House and Family; Cities; Panegyreis; Legalism and Superstition; Hell; Seers and Oracles. ; Pennsylvania Paperback 34; 166 pages 
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208 O'Brien, Joan & Wilfred Major IN THE BEGINNING Creation Myths from Ancient Mesopotamia, Israel and Greece
Scholars Press 1982 0891305599 / 9780891305590 Paperback Very Good 
Scholar's blindstamp to ffep (Robert Brown). Light crease to front wrap. Lettering to spine a bit faded. ; Addressed to students of classical mythology, religion, and comparative mythology, this volume contains myths of creation from three ancient cultures. Included are selections from the Hebrew Bible, the Mesopotamian Enuma Elish and Atrahasis, and Hesiod's Theogony and Works and Days. The texts are complemented by essays on the cultural contexts in which the myths arose. ; American Academy of Religion 11; 224 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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209 Ogden, Daniel DRAGONS, SERPENTS, AND SLAYERS IN THE CLASSICAL AND EARLY CHRISTIAN WORLDS A Sourcebook
Oxford University Press 2013 0199925119 / 9780199925117 Paperback Fine 
Stories about dragons, serpents, and their slayers make up a rich and varied tradition within ancient mythology and folklore. In this sourcebook, Daniel Ogden presents a comprehensive and easily accessible collection of dragon myths from Greek, Roman, and early Christian sources. Some of the dragons featured are well known: the Hydra, slain by Heracles; the Dragon of Colchis, the guardian of the golden fleece overcome by Jason and Medea; and the great sea-serpent from which Perseus rescues Andromeda. But the less well known dragons are often equally enthralling, like the Dragon of Thespiae, which Menestratus slays by feeding himself to it in armor covered in fish-hooks, or the lamias of Libya, who entice young men into their striking-range by wiggling their tails, shaped like beautiful women, at them. The texts are arranged in such a way as to allow readers to witness the continuity of and evolution in dragon stories between the Classical and Christian worlds, and to understand the genesis of saintly dragon-slaying stories of the sort now characteristically associated with St George, whose earliest dragon-fight concludes the volume. All texts, a considerable number of which have not previously been available in English, are offered in new translations and accompanied by lucid commentaries that place the source-passages into their mythical, folkloric, literary, and cultural contexts. A sampling of the ancient iconography of dragons and an appendix on dragon slaying myths from the ancient Near East and India, particularly those with a bearing upon the Greco-Roman material, are also included. This volume promises to be the most authoritative sourcebook on this perennially fascinating and influential body of ancient myth. ; 360 pages 
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210 Ovid; E. J. Kenney (Ed. ) OVID: HEROIDES XVI-XXI
Cambridge University Press 1996 0521460727 / 9780521460729 Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ has tiny pen mark to back panel and light shelfwear. ; Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics; 282 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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211 Ovid; Elaine Fantham (Ed. ) OVID: FASTI Book IV
Cambridge University Press 1998 0521445388 / 9780521445382 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Light bumping to 2 corners. Scholar's name to ffep (Elaine Fantham). Minor shelfwear to DJ. ; Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics; 304 pages; Book IV of Ovid's celebration of the calendar and the associated legends of the Roman year treats the month of April, a particularly happy phase of the Augustan ceremonial year. Around the festival of Venus and the anniversary of the foundation of Rome, Ovid retells the legends of Rome's royal founder Romulus and the Trojan hero Aeneas. The introduction and commentary pay special attention to Ovid's art as a poet, but aim to provide both the general background and specific explanations of his historical and religious material.; Signed by Editor 
Price: 72.00 USD
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212 Paardt, Rudi Van Der & Maike Zimmerman (Eds. ) METAMORPHIC REFLECTIONS Essays Presented To Ben Hijmans At His 75th Birthday
Peeters Publishers 2004 9042915048 / 9789042915046 Softcover Very Good+ 
Crease along front wrap else fine. ; 345 pages; This Festschrift honours the Dutch Latinist Ben Hijmans. Besides his studies on Seneca and Ovid, Hijmans published numerous articles on Apuleius' works. In 1973 he initiated the research project Groningen Commentaries on Apuleius, and until his retirement he was editor-in-chief of the series of commentaries issued from that research project. This collection of essays contains a number of important new and original articles on Apuleius' Metamorphoses, on the reception of the Latin novel, and on Apuleius' rhetorical work. The book presents original research on Ovid's Metamorphoses and its reception. Other contributions testify to the broader interests of Ben Hijmans and deal with general cultural aspects, art history, the art of translating, archaeology and iconography. Ben Hijmans' fascination with, and insight into mythical motifs is reflected not only in articles on Pyramus and Thisbe and Actaeon respectively, but also in contributions on Narcissus and on Seneca's mythical tragedies and their transformation in Roman Declamation. 
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213 Parke, H. W. & (Brian McGing, editor) SIBYLS AND SIBYLLINE PROPHECY IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY
Routledge 1988 0415003431 / 9780415003438 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Corners are bumped. Pen lines to margins on about 9 pages. Pencil markings on 2 other pages. Small chip to one corner of DJ. Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. Writing in pencil to front DJ flap. ; 236 pages; In antiquity a considerable number of books of prophecies went under the general title of "Sibylline Oracles". Rulers as significant as Augustus consulted them in time of danger or crisis for advice and prognoses. Increasing numbers of "ex post facto" prophecies, laying a particular interpretation on facts of recent history, came to be attributed to one of the mysterious Sibyls. Perhaps the most famous of these is the Cumaean Sibyl, who guides the hero in the sixth book of Vergil's "Aeneid" . In fact she was somewhat unusual in her similiarity to other oracular prophetesses, such as the Pythia. For where the latter prophesied in response to particular inquirers, one of the distinguishing characteristics of Sibyls was that they composed discursive verses for distribution to the world at large. This, Professor Parke's last book, which was virtually complete on his death in 1986, is an account of a subject both rarely treated in recent decades and difficult to access for all but the most expert. In its pursuit of the sometimes elusive Sibyls it ranges from Heraclitus to Eusebius, from Archaic Asia Minor to Christian Rome. This book should be of interest to undergraduates, postgraduates and academics of classics. 
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214 Peabody, Josephine Peaboy OLD GREEK FOLK STORIES, TOLD ANEW
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1897 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Fraying to spine ends. Else minor shelfwear. ; 123pp. Riverside Literature Series. ". . . Designed to serve as a complement to [Hawthorne's] Wonder-Book and Tanglewood Tales." ; The Riverside Literature Series; 123 pages 
Price: 6.00 USD
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215 Peradotto, John CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY An Annotated Bibliographical Survey
American Philological Association 1973 Softcover Very Good 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Spine is sunned. Stapled booklet. ; 76 pages 
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216 Peradotto, John CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY An Annotated Bibliographical Survey
American Philological Association 1973 Softcover Very Good 
Pages slightly tanned. Spine is sunned. Stapled booklet. ; 76 pages 
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217 Peradotto, John CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY An Annotated Bibliographical Survey
American Philological Association 1973 Softcover Very Good- 
Small stain to front wrap. Some pencil marginalia to a few pages. Small tear at base of spine. Else VG. ; 76 pages 
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218 Peradotto, John CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY An Annotated Bibliographical Survey
American Philological Association 1981 Softcover Very Good 
Creasing to a couple of corners. Scholar's blindstamp to ffep (Robert Brown). Light pencilling. ; 76 pages 
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219 Perry, B. E. STUDIES IN THE TEXT HISTORY OF THE LIFE AND FABLES OF AESOP
Oxford University Press 1981 0891305343 / 9780891305347 Softcover Very Good 
Browning to front wrap and spine. Foxing to top of textblock. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). ; American Philological Association Monograph Series 7; 8.8 X 5.9 X 0.7 inches; 272 pages 
Price: 46.00 USD
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220 Perry, Ben Edwin AESOPICA A Series of Texts Relating to Aesop or Ascribed to Him or Closely Connected with the Literary Tradition the Bears His Name. Volume One: Greek and Latin Texts
University of Illinois Press 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Faint dustsoiling to top of textblock. ; English preface with Greek and Latin text. The only volume issued; Volume 1 Only. ; Vol. 1; 765 pages 
Price: 145.00 USD
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221 Perry, Ben Edwin AESOPICA A Series of Texts Relating to Aesop or Ascribed to Him or Closely Connected with the Literary Tradition the Bears His Name. Volume One: Greek and Latin Texts
University of Illinois Press 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Light rubbing to heel of spine. ; English preface with Greek and Latin text. The only volume issued; Volume 1 Only. ; Vol. 1; 765 pages 
Price: 145.00 USD
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222 Peterich, E. , (Intro. ) LES DIEUX GRECS
Bruges Desclée De Brouwer 1954 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Base of spine bumped. Smudging to boards. A couple of faint stains. General shelfwear. ; 15pp + 25pp of plates. ; Prière De L'Art; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall; 40 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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223 Peurière, Yves LA PÊCHE ET LES POISSONS DANS LA LITTÉRATURE LATINE I. Des Origines à La Finde La Période Augustéenne
Latomus 2003 2870312199 / 9782870312193 Softcover Fine 
Collection Latomus Volume 278; 268 pages 
Price: 105.00 USD
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224 Pinsent, John GREEK MYTHOLOGY
Paul Hamlyn 1973 0600024229 / 9780600024224 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Spine ends have edgewear with chipping along with one corner. Pages slightly tanned. DJ is tattered with chipping and tears. DJ has small pieces missing. ; 141 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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225 Pinsent, John GREEK MYTHOLOGY Library of the World's Myths and Legends
Peter Bedrick Books 1983 0911745084 / 9780911745085 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Scholar's blindstamp and name to ffep (Robert Brown). Light shelfwear to book. DJ is a bit tattered with some tears and creasing. ; Library of the World's Myths & Legends; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pages; Oversized. 
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226 Pipili, Maria LACONIAN ICONOGRAPHY OF THE SIXTH CENTURY BC
Oxford University Committee of Archaeology 1987 0947816127 / 9780947816124 Softcover Very Good 
Former owner's name to half-title. Laminate lifting to 1 corner. Else very minor shelfwear. ; Oxford University Committee for Archaeology. Monograph No. 12; 140 pages; A comprehensive study of the mythological scenes and isolated mythical figures which appear in Laconian art, chiefly on black-figure vases, from about 580 BC until the end of the sixth century 
Price: 140.00 USD
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227 Pomathios, Jean-Luc LE POUVOIR POLITIQUE ET SA REPRÉSENTATION DANS L'ÉNÉIDE DE VIRGILE
Latomus 1987 2870311397 / 9782870311394 Softcover Very Good+ 
Pages unopened. Very light foxing to foreedges of textblock. Minor shelfwear. Else fine. ; Collection Latomus Volume 199; 421 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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228 Preller, L. GRIECHISCHE MYTHOLOGIE [2 BDE. IN 1] Erster Band: Theogonie Und Goetter. Zweiter Band: Die Heroen
Weidmannsche Buchhandlung 1854 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Marbled boards with gilt lettering and tooling on spine. Fraying to top of spine. Edgewear to boards. Small discoloration spot on spine. Ffep has traces of removed plate. Small institution stamp on titlepage (only trace of ex-library). Former owner's name in ink on ffep. Heavy foxing or browning throughout. ; 528 & 365 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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229 Preller, Ludwig & Carl Robert GRIECHISCHE MYTHOLOGIE [4 VOL SET: VOLS. 1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3] Erster Band: Theogonie Und Goetter. Zweiter Band: Die Heroen (Die Griechische Heldensage) II, 1: Landschaftliche Sagen; II, 2: Die Nationalheroen; II, 3 Abt: Die Argonauten. Der Thebanische Kreis
Weidmannsche Buchhandlung 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Very minor shelfwear to all volumes except vol. 1 which has bumped corners and bumping to lower edge of front board. ; V1: (1964) 964 pp; vol. 2.1 (1966) : xii, 419 pp; vol. 2.2 (1967) : viii, 421-756 pp; Vol. 2.3: (1967) VI, 757-1532 ; Vol. 1-2.3; 2496 pages 
Price: 290.00 USD
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230 Puhvel, Jaan COMPARATIVE MYTHOLOGY
The Johns Hopkins University Press 1987 0801834139 / 9780801834134 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Some Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). ; Unravels the prehistoric origins of India and Iran, Greece and Rome, of the Celts, Germans, Balts and Slavs. Utilizing the methodologies of historical linguistics and archaeology, he reconstructs a shared prehistorical religious, mythological, and cultural heritage. ; 320 pages 
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231 Quinn, Kenneth VIRGIL'S AENEID A Critical Description
Routledge & Kegan Paul 1968 0710029683 / 9780710029683 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Spine slightly cocked. Edgewear with chipping and tears to DJ. Small piece of DJ is missing from top of DJ. ; A detailed analysis of the twelve books is preceded by a preliminary exploration of the poem's central purpose, a careful reconstruction of the historical and artistic circumstances, and a description of the main outlines of the poem's structure. ; 460 pages 
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232 Quinn, Kenneth VIRGIL'S AENEID A Critical Description
Routledge & Kegan Paul 1968 0710029683 / 9780710029683 Hardcover Very Good- in Fair dust jacket 
Former owner's name to ffep. Some ink stains to joints of books. DJ is a bit tattered with Edgewear with chipping and tears to DJ. Small pieces of DJ have chipped off from top edge of DJ. ; A detailed analysis of the twelve books is preceded by a preliminary exploration of the poem's central purpose, a careful reconstruction of the historical and artistic circumstances, and a description of the main outlines of the poem's structure. ; 460 pages 
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233 Quinn, Kenneth VIRGIL'S AENEID A Critical Description
University of Michigan Press 1969 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Former owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Tiny tear to front hinge near titlepage. Minor shelfwear to book. DJ has a bit of Edgewear with very light chipping; A detailed analysis of the twelve books is preceded by a preliminary exploration of the poem's central purpose, a careful reconstruction of the historical and artistic circumstances, and a description of the main outlines of the poem's structure. ; 460 pages 
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234 Quinn, Kenneth VIRGIL'S AENEID A Critical Description
Routledge & Kegan Paul 1968 0710029683 / 9780710029683 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. Light shelfwear to book. DJ has chipping and small tears; A detailed analysis of the twelve books is preceded by a preliminary exploration of the poem's central purpose, a careful reconstruction of the historical and artistic circumstances, and a description of the main outlines of the poem's structure. ; 460 pages 
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235 Quintus Of Smyrna; Alan James (Trans. & Ed. ) QUINTUS OF SMYRNA: THE TROJAN EPIC Posthomerica
Johns Hopkins University Press 2004 0801879655 / 9780801879654 Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
Spotting to boards. Light foxing to textblock. Dustjacket is protected in mylar. ; Composed in the third century A. D. , the Trojan Epic is the earliest surviving literary evidence for many of the traditions of the Trojan War passed down from ancient Greece. Also known as the Posthomerica, or "sequel to Homer," the Trojan Epic chronicles the course of the war after the burial of Troy's greatest hero, Hektor. Quintus, believed to have been an educated Greek living in Roman Asia Minor, included some of the war's most legendary events: the death of Achilles, the Trojan Horse, and the destruction of Troy. But because Quintus deliberately imitated Homer's language and style, his work has been dismissed by many scholars as pastiche. A vivid and entertaining story in its own right, the Trojan Epic is also particularly significant for what it reveals about its sources? The much older, now lost Greek epics about the Trojan War known collectively as the Epic Cycle. Written in the Homeric era, these poems recounted events not included in the Iliad or the Odyssey. As Alan James makes clear in this vibrant and faithful new translation, Quintus's work deserves attention for its literary-historical importance and its narrative power. James's line-by-line verse translation in English reveals the original as an exciting and eloquent tale of gods and heroes, bravery and cunning, hubris and brutality. James includes a substantial introduction which places the work in its literary and historical context, a detailed and annotated book-by-book summary of the epic, a commentary dealing mainly with sources, and an explanatory index of proper names. Brilliantly revitalized by James, the Trojan Epic will appeal to a wide range of readers interested in Greek mythology and the legend of Troy. ; Johns Hopkins New Translations From Antiquity; 9.0 X 6.4 X 1.2 inches; 408 pages 
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236 Radermacher, Ludwig MYTHOS UND SAGE BEI DEN GRIECHEN
Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 1968 Third Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Dust-soiling to top of textblock. ; Unchanged Reprint of 1943 edition. ; 403 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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237 Ratkowitsch, Christine VON DER MANIPULIERBARKEIT DES MYTHOS Der Paris/Helena-Mythos Bei Ovid (Her. 16/17) Und Baudri Von Bourgueil (Carm. 7/8)
Éditions Latomus 2012 287031275X / 9782870312759 Softcover Fine 
Mythos generell und der Troja-Mythos im besonderen, der sich vor allem um die Gestalten von Paris und Helena rankt, war immer schon offen für unterschiedliche Deutungen, konnte daher auch für die Vermittlung politischer oder ideologischer Botschaften „maniuliert“ werden. In diesem Buch werden zwei unterschiedliche und doch vergleichbarte Beispiele präsentiert: Ovid läßt in Heroides 16 und 17 bzw. Heroides 5 Paris und Helena bzw. Die von Paris verlassene Nymphe Oenone den Mythos von Urteil des Paris und dessen Liebe zu Helena jeweils anders erzählen. Es handelt sich dabei nicht bloß um literarisches Spiel, sondern Ovid reflektiert auf einer Metaebene allgemein über das Problem der Manipulierbarkeit des Mythos, im speziellen des Mythos über Troja und Aeneas durch Vergil, zum Zweck panegyrischer Aussagen. Am Ende des 11. Jh. Dichtet Baudri von Bourgueil ebenfalls ein Versepistelpaar, in dem er zeigt, wie Paris und Helena ihren eigenen Mythos bzw. Dessen allegorische Aussage mißverstehen und derart ins Unglück stürzen. Dasselbe Problem der richtigen, d. H. Nicht manipulierenden Deutung von Mythos (und der Dichtung, die von solchen Mythen handelt) , liegt auch dem poetischen Brief Baudris an die Nonne Constantia und deren vom Dichter fingierten Antwort zugrunde – ein Problem, das Baudri persönlich betraf, da er wegen seiner Dichtungen in ovidischem Stil Kritik ausgesetzt war. ; Collection Latomus Volume 334; 105 pages 
Price: 68.00 USD
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238 Reid, Jane Davidson & Chris Rohmann THE OXFORD GUIDE TO CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY IN THE ARTS, 1300-1990S [2 VOLUME SET] Volume I & Volume II
Oxford University Press 1993 0195049985 / 9780195049985 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Scholar's name to ffeps (Robert Brown). Else books are fine. ; Daring in concept and astonishing in scope, The Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts is a unique reference work: a topically classified chronology of more than 30,000 artworks from circa 1300 to the present day that take as their theme the subjects of Greek and Roman mythology. In more than three hundred major entries, alphabetically arranged by subject, artworks are listed in chronological order, delineating the history of artistic interest in the subject, including painting, sculpture, music, dance, opera, drama, and literature over the last seven centuries. By bringing together information heretofore segregated by discipline, time period, or other constraint, Jane Davidson Reid has created an invaluable tool for the study of the history of the arts in the Western world. Ranging from Achilles to Zeus, entries cover all the important mythic beings of the classical world, from gods, goddesses, and heroes to nymphs, shepherds, and satyrs. A headnote to each entry identifies the subject, briefly describes relevant events and episodes recounted in Greek and Roman myths, and explains thematic cross-currents represented in the list of artworks that follows. A list of classical literary sources follows the headnote. Each listing of an artwork includes the artist's name, the title of the work, and the date of its creation, publication, or first performance, as appropriate. Also noted are the medium or genre of the work, the present location of works in the fine arts, and other pertinent information. Sources of data on each artwork appear in each listing. Enhanced by a comprehensive system of cross-references, a complete list of the sources of data cited in the listings, and an extensive artist index, which will enable readers to locate works by a given artist across numerous entries, this work presents its vast body of data in a way that is easily accessible to specialist and nonspecialist alike. No other work equals its interdisciplinary scope; no other work matches its usefulness to historians of the arts; and no other work possesses its appeal to scholars, students, and general readers interested in classical mythology and its enduring popularity in Western traditions of artistic expression. ; 2 Volume Set COMPLETE; Vol. 2020-01-02; 1344 pages; Overseas shipping may incur extra charges. 
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239 Reinhardt, Udo MYTHOLOGISCHE BEISPIELE IN DER NEUEN KOMÖDIE (Menander, Plautus, Terenz). Teil 1
N. P. 1974 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
1 corner of wraps creased and another corner has light wear. Minor shelfwear overall. ; Thesis (Ph. D) -- Johannes Gutenburg-Universität, Mainz 1974.; Inaugural - Dissertation; Vol. 1; 228 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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240 Reinhold, Meyer PAST AND PRESENT The Continuity of Classical Myth
A. M. Hakkert 1972 0888665091 / 9780888665096 Softcover Very Good 
Minor Edgewear. Light crease to spine. ; Study of mythology; 1.25 x 8.75 x 5.75 Inches; 449 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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241 Reinhold, Meyer PAST AND PRESENT The Continuity of Classical Myth
A. M. Hakkert 1972 0888665091 / 9780888665096 Softcover Very Good 
Former classics scholar's name on ffep (R. Shepherd). Pencil underlining on a few pages. Edgewear to extremities. Spine sunned. ; Study of mythology; 1.25 x 8.75 x 5.75 Inches; 449 pages 
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242 Riffert, George Raymond GREAT PYRAMID PROOF OF GOD
Anglo-Saxon Federation of America 1939 Second Revised Edition; Seventh Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Dustjacket is protected in mylar. DJ is missing a small piece at spine. Bookplates of former owner; According to Riffert, the Great Pyramid was built by the biblical king Enoch, as 'God's Bible in stone'. As such, its measurements and construction are supposed to represent various messages about the nature of god and to prophesy key occurrences in the history of the world. I present a few of the events supposedly foretold (by an arcane and contrived method of taking dates from measurements of the turnings in the internal passageways of the pyramid) : * 4000 BC. The year of man's creation. Any evidence of man before this date must obviously be wrong, as unbiblical. * 2344 BC. The Great Flood. * Saturday October 6, 4 BC. Birth of Christ. * Friday April 7, AD 30. Death of Christ. * AD 1558. Start of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. * 25 January, 1844. Amongst other items, the passing of the Bank Charter Act. * August 2, 1909. Czar of Russia met King Edward and inspected the Great Fleet at Clowes. * December 2, 1924. 'On this date the new English Parliament met for the first time, after the Labour Party Parliament, which resigned, had been in power only 286 days'. You would be entitled to think it a little odd that good King Enoch went to all that trouble to forecast a relatively minor date in British political history, but in Riffert's loopy worldview this is perfectly natural. For Riffert was one of the British-Israelites, who believed that the British were in fact the ten lost tribes of Israel, and hence God's Chosen People. Contents include: Great Pyramid and Modern Thought; World's Greatest Wonder; God's Bible in Stone; Modern Science of the Great Pyramid; Christ and Salvation of the Great Pyramid; Astronomical Timing of Man's Creation; Great Pyramid Versus Evolution; Great Pyramid and the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel; What the Great Pyramid Proves etc.. ; 233 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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243 Robertson, Noel FESTIVALS AND LEGENDS The Formation of Greek Cities in the Light of Public Ritual
University of Toronto Press 1996 0802059880 / 9780802059888 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Large stamp to verso of dedication page for the John Deyell company with number written in. Else book is fine. ; An important contribution to social history, linking the life and nature of the polis with its festivals and rituals and the legends which went with them and used for the elucidation of a state's self-identity. ; Phoenix Supplementary Volume; 1 x 9.5 x 6.5 Inches; 287 pages 
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244 Robertson, Noel FESTIVALS AND LEGENDS The Formation of Greek Cities in the Light of Public Ritual
University of Toronto Press 1996 0802059880 / 9780802059888 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear else fine. ; An important contribution to social history, linking the life and nature of the polis with its festivals and rituals and the legends which went with them and used for the elucidation of a state's self-identity. ; Phoenix Supplementary Volume; 1 x 9.5 x 6.5 Inches; 287 pages 
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245 Rogers, Guy MacLean THE SACRED IDENTITY OF EPHESOS Foundation Myths of a Roman City
Routledge 1991 041505530X / 9780415055307 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Very Minor bump to base of spine. Light shelfwear to DJ. Gift inscription from author to Fergus Millar on ffep. ; First full-length interpretation of the foundation sets out a completely new methodology for analysing large inscriptions, and challenges some of the basic assumptions scholars have made about the origins and significance of the "Second Sophistic". Argues that Ephesians used their past to define their present during the Roman Empire, and his study sheds new light on how second-century Greeks established and maintained their identities in relation to Romans, Christians and jews. ; 1 x 9 x 6 Inches; 192 pages; Signed by Author 
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246 Rogers, Guy MacLean THE SACRED IDENTITY OF EPHESOS Foundation Myths of a Roman City
Routledge 1991 041505530X / 9780415055307 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. Former book price on ffep has been rubbed out. ; First full-length interpretation of the foundation sets out a completely new methodology for analysing large inscriptions, and challenges some of the basic assumptions scholars have made about the origins and significance of the "Second Sophistic". Argues that Ephesians used their past to define their present during the Roman Empire, and his study sheds new light on how second-century Greeks established and maintained their identities in relation to Romans, Christians and jews. ; 1 x 9 x 6 Inches; 192 pages 
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247 Rogers, Guy MacLean THE SACRED IDENTITY OF EPHESOS Foundation Myths of a Roman City
Routledge 1991 041505530X / 9780415055307 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Dustjacket has very minor shelfwear to top corner else Fine. ; First full-length interpretation of the foundation sets out a completely new methodology for analysing large inscriptions, and challenges some of the basic assumptions scholars have made about the origins and significance of the "Second Sophistic". Argues that Ephesians used their past to define their present during the Roman Empire, and his study sheds new light on how second-century Greeks established and maintained their identities in relation to Romans, Christians and jews. ; 1 x 9 x 6 Inches; 192 pages 
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248 Rogers, Guy MacLean THE SACRED IDENTITY OF EPHESOS Foundation Myths of a Roman City
Routledge 1991 041505530X / 9780415055307 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
book has one bump to upper edge of front board else fine. Dustjacket has very minor shelfwear with one small scratch to foreedge of back panel. ; First full-length interpretation of the foundation sets out a completely new methodology for analysing large inscriptions, and challenges some of the basic assumptions scholars have made about the origins and significance of the "Second Sophistic". Argues that Ephesians used their past to define their present during the Roman Empire, and his study sheds new light on how second-century Greeks established and maintained their identities in relation to Romans, Christians and jews. ; 1 x 9 x 6 Inches; 192 pages 
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249 Rohde, Erwin; (W. B. Hillis, translator) PSYCHE The Cult of Souls and Belief in Immortality Among the Greeks
Harcourt, Brace & Company 1925 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Spine sunned. Fraying and chipping to spine ends. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). ; In this work, first published in two volumes in 1890 and 1894, Erwin Rohde (1845-1898) , the German classical scholar and friend of Nietzsche, describes the ancient Greek cult of souls and establishes the sources of the belief in the immortality of the soul, exploring its relation More...to life both before and after death. This belief in the survival of the soul already existed in the earliest Greek writings, but when and from where did it originate? In Volume 1 Rohde examines belief in the soul as it appears in Homeric poetry and within local cults, and finds that the idea of an afterlife is already represented in different forms in the works of Hesiod and Aeschylus. He also discusses burial rites and the Eleusinian Mysteries. Volume 2 examines the origins of belief in immortality, Dionysiac religion and Orphics, the Philosophers and Lay authors and Plato. ; 626 pages 
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250 Rose, H. J. A HANDBOOK OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY Including its Extension to Rome
E. P. Dutton & Company 1959 Softcover Very Good- 
Creasing and discoloration to spine. Scholar's name to ffep (Philippa Goold née Forder). Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. ; A Dutton Paperback; 363 pages 
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