Gods and Heroes of the Greeks: The Library of Apollodorus (Google eBook)

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Univ of Massachusetts Press, 1976 - Religion - 311 pages
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Page 22 - EO James, Myth and Ritual in the Ancient Near East (London, 1958), ch. 5, "The Myth and Ritual of Creation," 144-77, discusses various Near Eastern creation stories along with those from Greece.
Page 29 - Frazer said : ... we do no indignity to the myth of Demeter and Persephone — one of the few myths in which the sunshine and clarity of the Greek genius are crossed by the shadow and mystery of death — when we trace its origin to some of the most familiar, yet eternally affecting aspects of nature, to the melancholy gloom and decay of autumn and to the freshness, the brightness, and the verdure of...
Page 25 - Language and mind, poetry and biology meet and bear on one another in the figure of Orpheus
Page 26 - See ER Dodds, The Greeks and the Irrational (Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1963), 77-79; and George Thomson, Aeschylus and Athens, (London, 1966), 103, 351-58.

About the author (1976)

Michael Simpson is professor of classics in the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is author of Gods and Heroes of the Greeks: The "Library" of Apollodorus.

Baskin, a Caldecott Honor artist, has been a dominant figure in the art world for more than forty years. A creator of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Ann Arbor, Michigan, he has received numerous honors. His prints and watercolors are found in most of the world's major museums. He lives in western Massachusetts.

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