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The Greek plant world in myth, art, and literature

Author: Hellmut Baumann; William T Stearn; Eldwyth Ruth Stearn
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 1993.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baumann, Hellmut.
Greek plant world in myth, art, and literature.
Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 1993
(OCoLC)744665428
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hellmut Baumann; William T Stearn; Eldwyth Ruth Stearn
ISBN: 0881922315 9780881922318
OCLC Number: 28172550
Notes: Translation of: Die griechische Pflanzenwelt in Mythos, Kunst und Literatur.
Description: 252 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Plants and man in Greece --
The botany of the ancients --
The Homeric landscape --
Cults and myths --
Medicinal and magic plants --
The gifts of Demeter --
Lotus flowers and acanthus leaves --
The celestial fields --
Satyrion and other orchids --
Introduced plants.
Other Titles: Griechische Pflanzenwelt in Mythos, Kunst und Literatur.
Responsibility: Hellmut Baumann ; translated and augmented by William T. Stearn and Eldwyth Ruth Stearn.

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