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The Resource Light and darkness in ancient Greek myth and religion, edited by Menelaos Christopoulos, Efimia D. Karakantza, Olga Levaniouk

Light and darkness in ancient Greek myth and religion, edited by Menelaos Christopoulos, Efimia D. Karakantza, Olga Levaniouk

Label
Light and darkness in ancient Greek myth and religion
Title
Light and darkness in ancient Greek myth and religion
Statement of responsibility
edited by Menelaos Christopoulos, Efimia D. Karakantza, Olga Levaniouk
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
Light and Darkness in Ancient Greek Myth and Religion is a ground-breaking volume dedicated to a thorough examination of the well known empirical categories of light and darkness as it relates to modes of thought, beliefs and social behavior in Greek culture. With a systematic and multi-disciplinary approach, the book elucidates the light/darkness dichotomy in color semantics, appearance and concealment of divinities and creatures of darkness, the eye sight and the insight vision, and the role of the mystic or cultic
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
292.08
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PA3014.L47
LC item number
L54 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Christopoulos, Menelaos
  • Karakantza, E. D.
  • Levaniouk, Olga
Series statement
Greek studies: interdisciplinary approaches
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greek literature
  • Light and darkness in literature
  • Mythology, Greek, in literature
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Light
  • RELIGION
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • Greek literature
  • Light and darkness in literature
  • Light
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Mythology, Greek, in literature
Label
Light and darkness in ancient Greek myth and religion, edited by Menelaos Christopoulos, Efimia D. Karakantza, Olga Levaniouk
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- The significance (or insignificance) of blackness in mythological names / Richard Buxton -- Dark skin and dark deeds: Danaides and Aigyptioi in a culture of light / Efimia D. Karakantza -- Brightness and darkness in Pindar's Pythian 3: Aigla-Koronis-Arsinoë and her coming of age / Evanthia Tsitsibakou-Vasalos -- S-light anomaly: dark brightness in Euripides' Medea / Spyros Syropoulos -- The light imagery of divine manifestation in Homer / Soteroula Constantinidou -- Trojan night / Ken Dowden -- Tithonus and Phaon: mythical allegories of light and darkness in Sappho's poetry / Avgi-Anna Maggel -- Erinyes as creatures of darkness / Mercedes Aguirre -- Journey into light and honors in darkness in Hesiod and Aeschylus / Sebastian Anderson -- Hephaestus in Homer's epics: god of fire, god of life / Isabelle Ratinaud-Lachkar -- To see or not to see: blind people and blindness in ancient Greek myths / Françoise Létoublon -- Blindness as punishment / Ariadni Tatti-Gartziou -- Light and darkness and archaic Greek cosmography / Nanno Marinatos -- Mystic light and near-death experience / Richard Seaford -- Dark-winged Nyx and bright-winged Eros in Aristophanes' Orphic cosmogony: The birds / Menelaos Christopoulos -- The bright cypress of the orphic golden tablets: direction and illumination in myths of the underworld / Radcliffe G. Edmonds -- Light and darkness in Dionysiac rituals as illustrated on attic vase paintings of the 5th century BCE / Dimitris Paleothodoros -- Light and lighting equipment in the Eleusinian mysteries: symbolism and ritual use / Ioanna Patera -- Magic lamps, luminous dreams: lamps in PGM recipes / Athanassia Zografou
Control code
699511233
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 304 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282921801
Lccn
2010015473
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612921803
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
292180
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)699511233
Label
Light and darkness in ancient Greek myth and religion, edited by Menelaos Christopoulos, Efimia D. Karakantza, Olga Levaniouk
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- The significance (or insignificance) of blackness in mythological names / Richard Buxton -- Dark skin and dark deeds: Danaides and Aigyptioi in a culture of light / Efimia D. Karakantza -- Brightness and darkness in Pindar's Pythian 3: Aigla-Koronis-Arsinoë and her coming of age / Evanthia Tsitsibakou-Vasalos -- S-light anomaly: dark brightness in Euripides' Medea / Spyros Syropoulos -- The light imagery of divine manifestation in Homer / Soteroula Constantinidou -- Trojan night / Ken Dowden -- Tithonus and Phaon: mythical allegories of light and darkness in Sappho's poetry / Avgi-Anna Maggel -- Erinyes as creatures of darkness / Mercedes Aguirre -- Journey into light and honors in darkness in Hesiod and Aeschylus / Sebastian Anderson -- Hephaestus in Homer's epics: god of fire, god of life / Isabelle Ratinaud-Lachkar -- To see or not to see: blind people and blindness in ancient Greek myths / Françoise Létoublon -- Blindness as punishment / Ariadni Tatti-Gartziou -- Light and darkness and archaic Greek cosmography / Nanno Marinatos -- Mystic light and near-death experience / Richard Seaford -- Dark-winged Nyx and bright-winged Eros in Aristophanes' Orphic cosmogony: The birds / Menelaos Christopoulos -- The bright cypress of the orphic golden tablets: direction and illumination in myths of the underworld / Radcliffe G. Edmonds -- Light and darkness in Dionysiac rituals as illustrated on attic vase paintings of the 5th century BCE / Dimitris Paleothodoros -- Light and lighting equipment in the Eleusinian mysteries: symbolism and ritual use / Ioanna Patera -- Magic lamps, luminous dreams: lamps in PGM recipes / Athanassia Zografou
Control code
699511233
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 304 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282921801
Lccn
2010015473
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612921803
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
292180
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)699511233

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