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Athena in the classical world

Author: Susan Deacy; Alexandra Villing
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume provides a fascinating insight into ancient and modern interpretations of Athena. It assembles the latest research in ancient religion, literature, politics, gender, language, art and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Named Person: Athena, (Greek deity); Athena.; Athena, (Greek deity); Athena, Göttin.; Phidias.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Deacy; Alexandra Villing
ISBN: 9004121420 9789004121423
OCLC Number: 46822462
Description: xii, 435 pages, 24 pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Athena Past and Present: An Introduction / Susan Deacy and Alexandra Villing --
Ch. 2. Athena as Weather Goddess: the Aigis in Myth and Ritual / Noel Robertson --
Ch. 3. Athena Salpinx and the Ethics of Music / Anastasia Serghidou --
Ch. 4. The Sanctuary of Athena at Ancient Stymphalos / Hector Williams and Gerald Schaus --
Ch. 5. The Worship of Athena on the Athenian Acropolis: Dedications of Plaques and Plates / Claudia Wagner --
Ch. 6. Homeric Athena in the Chronicle of Lindos / Carolyn Higbie --
Ch. 7. Athena and Minerva: Two Faces of One Goddess? / Fritz Graf --
Ch. 8. Athena in Archaic Corinth: the Creation of an Iconography / Stefan Ritter --
Ch. 9. The Medusa-Athena Nikephoros Coin from Pergamon / Antonia S. Faita --
Ch. 10. Small Athenas --
Some remarks on Late Classical and Hellenistic Statues / Ina Altripp --
Ch. 11. On the Transformation of the Athena Velletri Type in Hellenistic Alexandria / Elsie Mathiopoulos --
Ch. 12. Athena, Alter Ego of Zeus / Jenifer Neils --
Ch. 13. Sexy Athena: the Dress and Erotic Representation of a Virgin War-Goddess / Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones --
Ch. 14. Femininity and "Neuer Mythos" --
Pallas Athena in Turn Of The Century Art / Alexandra Karentzos --
Ch. 15. Memories of Poetic Discourse in Athena's Cult Practices / Andromache Karanika --
Ch. 16. Representations of Athena in Greek Tragedy / Thalia Papadopoulou --
Ch. 17. Headaches and Gnawed [Peplos]: Laughing With Athena / Silvia Milanezi --
Ch. 18. Pallas/Athena In and Out of the Aeneid / Sarah Spence --
Ch. 19. Greek Athena and the Hittite Sungoddess of Arinna / Annette Teffeteller --
Ch. 20. Athena and Durga: Warrior Goddesses in Greek and Sanskrit Epic / Nick Allen.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Deacy and Alexandra Villing.

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