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Imaginary Greece

the contexts of mythology

by R. G. A. Buxton

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Mythology, Greek.,
    • Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-235) and index.

      StatementRichard Buxton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL782 .B87 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 250 p. :
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1417754M
      ISBN 100521329787
      LC Control Number93027412

      A. The Abarat: 25 islands in an archipelago, one for each hour and one for all the hours, from the series The Books of Abarat by Clive Barker; Absolom: a prison island in the movie Escape from Absolom; Acidophilus: an island in Greece appearing in the adventure game Spy Fox in "Dry Cereal" Aepyornis Island: an atoll near Madagascar, in H. G. Wells' story by that name. In this chapter, Robin Osborne reexamines what Kenneth Dover called “intercrural intercourse.” Following Dover’s lead, scholars have constructed a history of Greek homosexuality in which penetration was taboo and instead older lovers enjoyed only intercourse in which their pleasure came from rubbing their penis between a boy’s thighs. This has been taken to support a model .

      Creatures and Monsters from Greek Mythology. The heroes are probably the best-known part of Greek mythology, but what makes a hero?. Having monsters to fight, that's what. Luckily for the heroes, the Ancient Greeks had the strangest, coolest, most terrifying creatures & monsters mythology had to offer ranging from Dragons, Giants, Demons and Ghosts, to multi-formed . Lucian, Greek Lucianos, Latin Lucianus, (born ad , Samosata, Commagene, Syria [now Samsat, Tur.]—died after , Athens [Greece]), ancient Greek rhetorician, pamphleteer, and satirist.. One is entirely dependent on Lucian’s writings for information about his life, but he says little about himself—and not all that he says is to be taken seriously.

      This chapter investigates a particular example of the relationship between myth and the ‘real world’ — mountains, both real and imaginary. After defining mountain (oros), the argument considers how, in the real world, Greeks used mountains as sources of raw materials, for herding, hunting, warfare, and as sites for worship. Numerous Greek myths involving mountains are . Read "Richard Buxton, Imaginary Greece: The Contexts of Mythology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, xvi + pp. ISBN ; (pbk.). $; (ppk.), Method & Theory in the Study of Religion" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.


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Richard Buxton works on ancient Greek literature (especially tragedy), and ancient mythology and religion. One of his main aims is to explore the contexts – for example, social life and the landscape – which can help us to recover the meanings which myths had for their tellers and hearers/readers (see his Imaginary Greece,and The Complete World of Greek 4/5(2).

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Learn More. The B&N Imaginary Greece book Brand: Cambridge University Press. This is a study of Greek mythology in relation to its original contexts. Part one deals with the contexts in which myths were narrated: the home, public festivals, the lesche.

Part two, the heart of the book, examines the relation between the realities of Greek life and the fantasies of mythology; the landscape, the family and religion are taken as case studies.1/5(1).

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out of 5 stars Imaginary Greece: The contexts of mythology. 5 July Format: Paperback. This book seeks to place the ideas of Greek mythology and their landscapes, environments and cultural norms into a `real' environment of ancient Greece.

How much of mythology can be mapped onto a real ancient Greek world, and how much of the. This is a study of Greek mythology in relation to its original contexts. Part one deals with the contexts in which myths were narrated: the home, public festivals, the lesche.

Part two, the heart of the book, examines the relation between the realities of Greek life and the fantasies of mythology: the landscape, the family and religion are. Frank Baum's beloved children's book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz gained so much immediate popularity that within two years of its publication init was adapted into a Broadway musical.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: pt. Narrative Contexts. Imaginary Greece › Customer reviews Buxton has to say, his theories are well supported by the evidence he uses and he has a firm grasp of the ancient Greek mind and culture.

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University of Bristol. Among his books are Persuasion in Greek Tragedy () and Imaginary Greece (). He has also edited From Myth to Reason. and Oxford Readings in Greek Religion. His book The Complete World of Greek Mythology was published by Thames and Hudson in He is currently researching a work on Greek metamorphosis stories.

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