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Classical myths and legends in the Middle Ages and Renaissance : a dictionary of allegorical meanings

Author: H David Brumble
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Achilles to Zephyr, this dictionary's entries are concerned with the allegorical traditions of Medieval and Renaissance Christians related to the gods, goddesses, heros, heroines, and places of classical myth. The material is culled from English, Latin, Greek, Italian, French, Dutch, German, and Spanish sources from the early Middle Ages to Milton. Readers are guided as to which traditions were current at what  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Brumble, H. David.
Classical myths and legends in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)656454669
Named Person: Wörterbuch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H David Brumble
ISBN: 0313294518 9780313294518
OCLC Number: 36143611
Description: xxvi, 421 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Music --
Bestialization --
Envying the Animals.
Responsibility: H. David Brumble.

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Throughout the Middle Ages and Renaissance, poets and playwrights drew upon classical myths to convey Christian beliefs allegorically. This work explains the allegorical significance of such myths,  Read more...

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