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Belted heroes and bound women : the myth of the Homeric warrior-king

Author: Michael J Bennett
Publisher: Lanham, Md : Rowman & Littlefield, 1996.
Series: Greek studies.
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This work introduces a previously unrecognised Homeric theme of the "belted hero" and argues for its lasting historical, literary and archaeological significance. The hero fused king, warrior and  Read more...


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Named Person: Homero
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Bennett
ISBN: 0822630605 9780822630609 0822630605 0822630613 9780822630616
OCLC Number: 1023903298
Description: xviii, 227 p., [1] folded leaf ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Foreword Part 2 Early Greek Belts and Homer Chapter 3 The Harvard Belt Chapter 4 The Harvard Bow Fibula and the Shape of Epic Time Chapter 5 Phrygian-Ionian Belts and Belt Dedications at Olympia Part 6 Belted Heroes and Bound Women in Homeric Epic Chapter 7 References to Belts in the Iliad and the Odyssey Chapter 8 Zoster: King as Hero Chapter 9 Zoma: Athlete as Warrior Chapter 10 Mitre: From Hero to Hoplite Chapter 11 Zone: Bounding the Feminine Chapter 12 Belted Herakles and Belted Aphrodite Chapter 13 Conclusion Chapter 14 Postscript: The Iconography of the Belted Hero Chapter 15 Bibliography Chapter 16 Index
Series Title: Greek studies.
Responsibility: Michael J. Bennett.


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