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Manual of mythology in relation to Greek art

Author: Maxime Collignon; Jane Ellen Harrison
Publisher: New Rochelle, N.Y. : Caratzas, 1982.
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Collignon, Maxime, 1849-1917.
Manual of mythology in relation to Greek art.
New Rochelle, N.Y. : Caratzas, 1982
(OCoLC)621965779
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maxime Collignon; Jane Ellen Harrison
ISBN: 0892411414 9780892411412
OCLC Number: 8502057
Notes: Translation of: Mythologie figurée de la Grèce.
Originally published: London : Grevel, 1899 [i.e. 1890].
Description: xvi, 335 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Formation of types in art: Primitive representation of the gods - earliest cultus images and wooden statues --
Development of sculptural types. The gods of the sky: Zeus (Jupiter): Type of Zeus in art ; Modifications of the type of Zeus in local and foreign cults ; Scenes from the myths of Zeus represented in art --
Hera (Juno) --
Athena (Minerva): Type of Athena in art ; Scenes from the myths of Athena represented in art --
Apollo (Phoebus): Type of Apollo in art ; Myths of Apollo in art --
Artemis (Diana): Type of Artemis in art ; Foreign deities assimilated with Artemis --
Hermes (Mercury): Sculptural type of Hermes ; Principal attributes of Hermes --
Ares (Mars) --
Aphrodite and Eros (Venus and Amor or Cupid): Type of Aphrodite in art ; Eros and his cycle --
The fire gods: Hephaistos (Vulcan) and the spirits of fire ; Hestia - Vesta --
Divinities of secondary rank: Iris, Hebe, the Horai (Hours) and the Charities (Graces) ; The muses ; Divinities of the heavenly bodies ; Divinities of storm and wind. Gods of the waters: Sea gods: Divinities that are personifications of the sea ; Poseidon (Neptune), Amphitrite, the attendants of Poseidon --
Fresh-water gods: Rivers ; Nymphs. Gods of the earth: Gaia (Terra) and Cybele --
Demeter and Kore (Ceres and Proserpina): Type of Demeter and Kore in art ; Myths of Demeter represented in art --
Dionysus (Bacchus) and his attendants: Dionysus ; The attendants of Dionysus: satyrs, sileni, maenads, Pan, centaurs. Divinities of death and the under-world: Divinities of death: The Keres, Thanatos ; Harpies and sirens ; Representation of souls, the psychostasia --
Divinities of the under-world: Hades ; Charon ; Hades-Pluto and Serapis ; The Erinyes and Hekate. Divinities presiding over human life - heroes: Gods of birth and health - Eileithyia, Asklepios (Aesculapius), and Hygieia --
Divinities over the moral and social aspects of life: The Parcae (fates) of Moirae, Tyche, Nemesis, Agathodaemon ; Nike (Victory), Eirene (Peace), and Ploutos (Wealth) --
Heroes: Herakles ; Other heroic cycles.
Responsibility: Maxime Collignon ; translated and enlarged by Jane E. Harrison.

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