The Craft Of Zeus

The Craft of Zeus
Publisher Penn State Press
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Category Literary Collections
Total Pages 226
ISBN 0674005783
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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In this dazzling commentary on Greek and Roman myth and society, weaving emerges as a metaphor rich with possibility. From rituals symbolizing the cohesion of society to the erotic and marital significance of weaving, this lively book defines the logic of one of the central concepts in Greek and Roman thought.

The Craft of Zeus
  • Author : John Scheid,Jesper Svenbro,Carol Volk
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 2001

In this dazzling commentary on Greek and Roman myth and society, weaving emerges as a metaphor rich with possibility. From rituals symbolizing the cohesion of society to the erotic and marital significance of weaving, this lively book defines the logic of one of the central concepts in Greek and Roman

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Zeus
  • Author : Ken Dowden
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2006-05-02

The first book to capture a complete picture of the most important of Greek gods in one reliable volume for almost seventy years, this masterly and comprehensive study brings a new-millennium examination of the fascinating god Zeus. Broad in scope, the book looks at myth, art, cult, philosophy, drama, theology

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Zeus
  • Author : Diamond
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-22

Zeus, the crown prince of Agrain, has a strange illness – Whatever injuries he suffers in his dream are for real! In order to escape reality and forget the pain, he always wanders everywhere in an intoxicated state with an ale-skin. Circumstances force him to face the worst fear of his

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The Statue of Zeus at Olympia
  • Author : Janette McWilliam,Sonia Puttock,Tom Stevenson
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-05-25

This book began to take shape following a conference on the Statue of Zeus at Olympia held at the University of Queensland in July 2008. In line with the main themes of the conference, the book has two fundamental aims: the first is to recognise the unsurpassed reputation of the Zeus

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Ambition and Anxiety
  • Author : Line Henriksen
  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Release Date : 2006-01

This comparative study investigates the epic lineage that can be traced back from Derek Walcott's Omeros and Ezra Pound's Cantos through Dante's Divina Commedia to the epic poems of Virgil and Homer, and identifies and discusses in detail a number of recurrent key topoi. A fresh definition of the concept

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Zeus the Mighty  The Quest for the Golden Fleas  Book 1
  • Author : Crispin Boyer
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2019-10-22

Greek mythology meets cute talking animals in this first adventure in a hilarious new middle grade fiction series, starring Zeus the mighty ... king of the gods ... ruler of minions ... HAMSTER, and the crazy crew of critters of the Mount Olympus Pet Center. Welcome to the Mount Olympus Pet Center, which

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An Introduction to Roman Religion
  • Author : John Scheid
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003

Designed specifically for student use, with concise text and summaries, this is an up-to-date and approachable textbook on Roman religion.

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The Age of Zeus
  • Author : James Lovegrove
  • Publisher : Solaris
  • Release Date : 2010-03-30

The Olympians appeared a decade ago, living incarnations of the Ancient Greek gods on a mission to bring permanent order and stability to the world. Resistance has proved futile, and now humankind is under the jackboot of divine oppression. Until former London police officer Sam Akehurst receives an invitation too

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Blood of Zeus
  • Author : Meredith Wild,Angel Payne
  • Publisher : Waterhouse Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-25

An ancient grudge. A forbidden love. The only thing worse than being a demon is being a Valari. As an undergraduate at Los Angeles’s Alameda University, Kara Valari can sometimes succeed at forgetting she’s both. Lost between the pages of the classics and tucked into the shadows of

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The Crown of Zeus
  • Author : Christine Norris
  • Publisher : Zumaya Publications LLC
  • Release Date : 2021-08-06

Not the best way to win friends… The sleepover is intended to cement Megan’s new friendship with Rachel, Claire, and Harriet. They would do the usual stuff—talking till the wee hours, painting each other’s nails, gossiping. The Parthenon, the huge manor she and her father live in,

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The Tangled Ways of Zeus
  • Author : Alan H. Sommerstein
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-05-13

A collection of studies written over the last twenty years by the distinguished classicist Alan Sommerstein about various aspects of ancient Greek tragedy (and, in some cases, other related genres). It complements his recent collection of studies in Greek comedy, Talking about Laughter (OUP, 2009).

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Thundering Zeus
  • Author : Frank Lee Holt
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1999

Thundering Zeus uses an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to resolve one of the greatest puzzles in all of Hellenistic history. This book explores the remarkable rise of a Greek-ruled kingdom in ancient Bactria (modern Afghanistan) during the third century B.C. Diodotus I and II, whose dynasty emblazoned its coins with

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Hey Zeus
  • Author : Shane Bordoli
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2012-01-11

Hey Zeus! is Shane Bordoli’s debut collection of autobiographical stories. These tales of our times take in the scenery, and the debauchery, in places as far flung as Kathmandu and Manila on a journey straight through the soul, via the bottom of the bottle. Shot through with humour and

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Zeus and RA Digital Space Bible Edition 4 Part 1
  • Author : Brandon Robertson
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2021-08-06

Read online Zeus and RA Digital Space Bible Edition 4 Part 1 written by Brandon Robertson, published by Lulu.com which was released on . Download full Zeus and RA Digital Space Bible Edition 4 Part 1 Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Zeus  Inc
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Robin Burks
  • Release Date : 2021-08-06

Read online Zeus Inc written by , published by Robin Burks which was released on . Download full Zeus Inc Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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