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Vernant, Jean-Pierre 1914-2007

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The origins of Greek thought by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

170 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dégage les origines de la pensée grecque en brossant le tableau des mutations intellectuelles qui s'opèrent entre le XIIe siècle avant J.-C., qui correspond à l'effondrement des royaumes mycéniens, et le Ve siècle, moment de l'épanouissement d'Athènes
Myth and thought among the Greeks by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

181 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jean-Pierre Vernant first published Myth and Thought among the Greeks in 1965, it transformed the field of ancient Greek scholarship, calling forth a new way to think about Greek myth and thought. In eighteen essays--three of which, along with a new preface, are translated into English for the first time--Vernant freed the subject of ancient Greece from its philological chains and reread the questions of "muthos" and "logos" within multifaced and transdisciplinary contexts--of religion, ritual, and art, philosophy, science, social and economic institutions, and historical psychology. A major contribution to both the humanities and the social sciences, Myth and Thought among the Greeks aims to come to terms with a single, essential question: How were individual persons in ancient Greece inseparable from a social and cultural environment of which they were simultaneously the creators and products? Seven themes organize this stellar work--from "Myth Structures" and "Mythic Aspects of Memory and Time" to "The Organization of Space," "Work and Technological Thought," and "Personal Identity and Religion." A master storyteller, an innovative, precise, and original thinker, Vernant continues to change the narratives we tell about the histories of civilizations and the histories of human beings in their individual and collective identities.--Publisher
Myth and tragedy in ancient Greece by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

97 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myth and society in ancient Greece by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

52 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a stimulating and largely persuasive collection of essays on the interrelations between social institutions and mythical thinking in ancient Greek society. What is fundamental to the author's approach is a determination to see the meaning of Greek myth and of Greek social institutions in patterns of association and opposition, in the articulations of a system of ideas. It is in this sense that the term "structuralist" is accurately used of him, not in the sense of one who mechanically applies Lévi-Straussian procedures and categories to the Greek evidence. [Back cover]
Cunning intelligence in Greek culture and society by Marcel Detienne( Book )

71 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cuisine of sacrifice among the Greeks by Marcel Detienne( Book )

36 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion - Kult - Rituale - Heiligtum - Opfer - Opferplatz
The universe, the gods, and men : ancient Greek myths by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this enchanting retelling of Greek myth, Jean-Pierre Vernant combines his deep knowledge of the subject with an original storytelling style. Beginning with the creation of Earth out of Chaos, Vernant continues with the castration of Uranus, the war between the Titans and the Olympic gods, the wily ruses of Prometheus and Zeus, and the creation of Pandora, the first woman. His narrative takes readers from the Trojan War to the voyage of Odysseus, from the story of Dionysus to the terrible destiny of Oedipus to Perseus's confrontation with the Gorgons." "Jean-Pierre Vernant has devoted himself to the study of Greek mythology. In recounting these tales, he unravels for us their multiple meanings and brings to life the beloved figures of legend whose narratives lie at the origin of our civilization. With remarkable psychological acuity, Vernant presents a picture of the world as the Greeks understood it. The relationship between the human and the divine - realms that have always been intimately connected - and their place within a world of potent natural forces are evoked effortlessly in a narrative that retains the magical quality of myth and reads with the compelling momentum of a good novel."--Jacket
Mortals and immortals : collected essays by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancestor of the West : writing, reasoning, and religion in Mesopotamia, Elam, and Greece by Jean Bottro( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in French and English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this introduction to the ancient world, three leading French historians explore the emergence of rationality and writing: how it developed and how it is remarkably similar to our own tradition. We learn that the supposed twin pillars of Western civilization, Greece and the Bible, were hardly freestanding: they elaborated logical and religious structures that had developed much earlier in Mesopotamia. At the same time Ancestor of the West reminds us that these cultures were precursors of our own precisely because they possessed an intelligence that we still recognize. The ancients, even in their earliest writings, thought like us."--Jacket
Mythe et tragédie en Grèce ancienne by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

89 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un recueil de sept études qui s'efforcent de soumettre les textes antiques à l'analyse structurale, à une recherche de l'intention littéraire et au démontage sociologique. Cette triple approche est appliquée aux tragédies en ce que chacune a de singulier, considérée comme un phénomène indissolublement social, esthétique et psychologique
The Greeks by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythe et société en Grèce ancienne by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

55 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travers une série de contributions, propose une confrontation des mythes aux réalités sociales de la Grèce antique permettant ainsi d'en comprendre le sens
Problèmes de la guerre en Grèce ancienne by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

52 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Mort, les morts dans les sociétés anciennes by Gherardo Gnoli( Book )

25 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La mort dans les yeux : figures de l'autre en Grèce ancienne by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

53 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pourquoi le masque de la Gorgone doit-il pétrifier celui le regarde ? Dans la Grèce antique, certaines puissances divines expriment ainsi l'angoisse qui naît des inquiétantes étrangetés dont s'accompagnent les passages de la civilisation à la sauvagerie. Comporte un entretien de l'auteur avec P. Kahn à propos de ce livre
L'individu, la mort, l'amour : soi-même et l'autre en Grèce ancienne by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in French and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Univers, les Dieux, les hommes : récits grecs des origines by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in French and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spécialiste de la mythologie grecque, l'auteur évoque les origines de l'univers, la guerre des dieux et les liens que l'humanité n'a cessé d'entretenir avec le divin. Il nous fait entendre ces vieux mythes toujours vivants et nous permet d'en déchiffrer mieux le sens souvent multiple. C'est à cette rencontre entre le savant et le conteur que ce livre doit son originalité
Le Sacrifice dans l'Antiquité : huit exposés suivis de discussions : Vandœuvres-Genève, 25-30 août 1980 by Jean Rudhardt( Book )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythe et religion en Grèce ancienne by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entre mythe et politique by Jean-Pierre Vernant( Book )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans ce volume, l'auteur, professeur honoraire au Collège de France, spécialiste des mythes grecs, nous invite à un "parcours" entre mythe et politique, retraçant sa formation et son itinéraire de savant et d'homme engagé dans le siècle. Textes inédits, remaniés ou repris tels quels de publications antérieures
 
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Mortals and immortals : collected essays
Alternative Names
Ioannes Petrus Vernant

Jean-Pierre Vernant franzsischer Historiker und Anthropologe

Jean-Pierre Vernant French historian

Jean-Pierre Vernant storico, storico delle religioni e antropologo francese

Vernan, Žan-Pjer

Vernant, J.- P.

Vernant, J.-P. 1914-2007

Vernant, J.-P. (Jean-Pierre), 1914-2007

Vernant, Jean P. 1914-2007

Vernant, Jean-Pierre

Vernant, Jean Pierre 1914-2007

Ζαν-Πιέρ Βερνάν

Вернан, Жан-Пьер

Жан-Пиер Вернан

ורנן, ז'ן פיר

جان بيير فرنان، 1914-2007

جون بيير فرنان

فرنان، ج. ب.، 1914-2007

فيرنان، جان بيير، 1914-2007

ヴェルナン, J. P.

ジャン=ピエール・ヴェルナン

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Myth and tragedy in ancient GreeceMyth and society in ancient GreeceThe cuisine of sacrifice among the GreeksThe universe, the gods, and men : ancient Greek mythsMortals and immortals : collected essaysAncestor of the West : writing, reasoning, and religion in Mesopotamia, Elam, and GreeceThe GreeksLa mort dans les yeux : figures de l'autre en Grèce ancienne