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The Resource Athenian myths and institutions : words in action, Wm. Blake Tyrrell, Frieda S. Brown

Athenian myths and institutions : words in action, Wm. Blake Tyrrell, Frieda S. Brown

Label
Athenian myths and institutions : words in action
Title
Athenian myths and institutions
Title remainder
words in action
Statement of responsibility
Wm. Blake Tyrrell, Frieda S. Brown
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book analyzes the relationships between Athenian myths and the institutions that informed them. In particular, it examines how myths encode thoughts on ritual, the code of the warrior, marriage, and politics. Combining traditional historical and literary criticism with the approaches of anthropologists, feminist critics, and cultural historians, the authors study specific examples of the epic and tragedy, as well as funeral orations and the Parthenon marbles, to illuminate the ways mythic media exploited the beliefs, concepts, and practices of fifth-century Athens, simultaneously exemplif
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
COO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyrrell, William Blake
Dewey number
292.1/3
Index
index present
LC call number
BL793.A76
LC item number
T97 1991eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brown, Frieda S
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Athens (Greece)
  • Athens (Greece)
  • RELIGION
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • Civilization
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Religion
  • Greece
  • Cultuurgeschiedenis
  • Mythen
  • Ideologie
  • Propaganda
  • Griekse oudheid
  • mythos
  • Gesellschaft
  • Ritual
  • Mythologie
  • Literatur
  • Mythologie grecque
  • Grèce
  • Athènes (Grèce)
  • Athènes (Grèce)
  • Athen
Label
Athenian myths and institutions : words in action, Wm. Blake Tyrrell, Frieda S. Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-224) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : myths as words in action -- Hesiod's myth of the birth of the cosmos -- The Aretē standard as a source of mythmaking -- The ideology of sacrifice in mythmaking -- Patriarchal mythmaking on marriage -- Myths and citizenship -- Theseus and the Parthenon as mythic propaganda -- Funeral orations in mythmaking Athens
Control code
191952718
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 229 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781601298003
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191952718
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Athenian myths and institutions : words in action, Wm. Blake Tyrrell, Frieda S. Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-224) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : myths as words in action -- Hesiod's myth of the birth of the cosmos -- The Aretē standard as a source of mythmaking -- The ideology of sacrifice in mythmaking -- Patriarchal mythmaking on marriage -- Myths and citizenship -- Theseus and the Parthenon as mythic propaganda -- Funeral orations in mythmaking Athens
Control code
191952718
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 229 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781601298003
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191952718
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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