skip to content
Myths of the underworld journey Plato, Aristophanes, and the Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Myths of the underworld journey Plato, Aristophanes, and the "Orphic" gold tablets

Author: Radcliffe G Edmonds, III
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Plato, Aristophanes, and the creators of the 'Orphic' gold tablets employ the traditional tale of a journey to the realm of the dead to redefine the boundaries of their societies. These narratives reveal their meanings through close analysis of the specific ways in which each makes use of the tradition.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Edmonds, Radcliffe G. (Radcliffe Guest), 1970-
Myths of the underworld journey Plato, Aristophanes, and the "Orphic" gold tablets.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003065204
(OCoLC)53044922
Named Person: Plato.; Aristophanes.; Platon.; Aristophane.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Radcliffe G Edmonds, III
ISBN: 9780511265594 051126559X 0511263309 9780511263309 0511264119 9780511264115 1280749636 9781280749636
OCLC Number: 82364840
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 276 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Roadmaps of Déviance: The 'Orphic' Gold Tablets; 3 Descent to the Depths of Comedy: The Frogs of Aristophanes; 4 The Upward Path of Philosophy: The Myth in Plato's Phaedo; 5 Conclusions: The End of the Road; Bibliography; Index Locorum; Index.
Responsibility: Radcliffe G. Edmonds III.

Abstract:

Plato, Aristophanes, and the creators of the 'Orphic' gold tablets employ the traditional tale of a journey to the realm of the dead to redefine the boundaries of their societies. These narratives reveal their meanings through close analysis of the specific ways in which each makes use of the tradition.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/82364840> # Myths of the underworld journey Plato, Aristophanes, and the "Orphic" gold tablets
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "82364840" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BL735> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/onderwereld_dodenrijk> ; # Onderwereld (dodenrijk)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/religion_antiquities_&_archaeology> ; # RELIGION--Antiquities & Archaeology
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1169332> ; # Voyages to the otherworld in literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/voyages_dans_d_autres_mondes_dans_la_litterature> ; # Voyages dans d'autres mondes dans la littérature
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/20962036> ; # Aristophane.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/voyages_dans_d_autres_mondes> ; # Voyages dans d'autres mondes
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1169330> ; # Voyages to the otherworld
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/mythologie> ; # Mythologie
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1356867> ; # Frogs (Aristophanes)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/mythologie_grecque> ; # Mythologie grecque
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/108159964> ; # Platon.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1358386> ; # Phaedo (Plato)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/orphisme> ; # Orphisme
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/292.13/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1198487> ; # Dionysia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/griekse_oudheid> ; # Griekse oudheid
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/mythologie_grecque_dans_la_litterature> ; # Mythologie grecque dans la littérature
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1031804> ; # Mythology, Greek
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1031814> ; # Mythology, Greek, in literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/body_mind_&_spirit_spirituality_paganism_&_neo_paganism> ; # BODY, MIND & SPIRIT--Spirituality--Paganism & Neo-Paganism
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/107647843> ; # III Radcliffe G. Edmonds
   schema:datePublished "2004" ;
   schema:description "Plato, Aristophanes, and the creators of the 'Orphic' gold tablets employ the traditional tale of a journey to the realm of the dead to redefine the boundaries of their societies. These narratives reveal their meanings through close analysis of the specific ways in which each makes use of the tradition."@en ;
   schema:description "Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Roadmaps of Déviance: The 'Orphic' Gold Tablets; 3 Descent to the Depths of Comedy: The Frogs of Aristophanes; 4 The Upward Path of Philosophy: The Myth in Plato's Phaedo; 5 Conclusions: The End of the Road; Bibliography; Index Locorum; Index."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/42722732> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/53044922> ;
   schema:name "Myths of the underworld journey Plato, Aristophanes, and the "Orphic" gold tablets"@en ;
   schema:productID "82364840" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/82364840#PublicationEvent/new_york_cambridge_university_press_2004> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
   schema:url <https://login.proxy.bib.uottawa.ca/login?url=http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ottawa/detail.action?docID=283589> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=74963&ref=toc> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10159182> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=74963> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=181794> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511263309> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511264115> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511265594> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781280749636> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/82364840> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/body_mind_&_spirit_spirituality_paganism_&_neo_paganism> # BODY, MIND & SPIRIT--Spirituality--Paganism & Neo-Paganism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "BODY, MIND & SPIRIT--Spirituality--Paganism & Neo-Paganism"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/mythologie_grecque> # Mythologie grecque
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mythologie grecque"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/mythologie_grecque_dans_la_litterature> # Mythologie grecque dans la littérature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mythologie grecque dans la littérature"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/onderwereld_dodenrijk> # Onderwereld (dodenrijk)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Onderwereld (dodenrijk)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/religion_antiquities_&_archaeology> # RELIGION--Antiquities & Archaeology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "RELIGION--Antiquities & Archaeology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/voyages_dans_d_autres_mondes> # Voyages dans d'autres mondes
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Voyages dans d'autres mondes"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/42722732#Topic/voyages_dans_d_autres_mondes_dans_la_litterature> # Voyages dans d'autres mondes dans la littérature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Voyages dans d'autres mondes dans la littérature"@fr ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1031804> # Mythology, Greek
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mythology, Greek"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1031814> # Mythology, Greek, in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mythology, Greek, in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1169330> # Voyages to the otherworld
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Voyages to the otherworld"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1169332> # Voyages to the otherworld in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Voyages to the otherworld in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1198487> # Dionysia
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Dionysia"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1356867> # Frogs (Aristophanes)
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:name "Frogs (Aristophanes)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1358386> # Phaedo (Plato)
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:name "Phaedo (Plato)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/107647843> # III Radcliffe G. Edmonds
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1970" ;
   schema:familyName "Edmonds" ;
   schema:givenName "Radcliffe G." ;
   schema:name "III Radcliffe G. Edmonds" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108159964> # Platon.
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:givenName "Platon" ;
   schema:givenName "Plato" ;
   schema:name "Platon." ;
   schema:name "Plato." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/20962036> # Aristophane.
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:givenName "Aristophane" ;
   schema:givenName "Aristophanes" ;
   schema:name "Aristophane." ;
   schema:name "Aristophanes." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511263309>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0511263309" ;
   schema:isbn "9780511263309" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511264115>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0511264119" ;
   schema:isbn "9780511264115" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511265594>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "051126559X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780511265594" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781280749636>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1280749636" ;
   schema:isbn "9781280749636" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/53044922>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Myths of the underworld journey Plato, Aristophanes, and the "Orphic" gold tablets." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/82364840> ; # Myths of the underworld journey Plato, Aristophanes, and the "Orphic" gold tablets
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/82364840>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/82364840> ; # Myths of the underworld journey Plato, Aristophanes, and the "Orphic" gold tablets
   schema:dateModified "2017-12-25" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.