Death and the Maiden: Girls' Initiation Rites in Greek Mythology
Many Greek myths concern the plight of virgins; here, Dowden sets these myths in their Greek geographical, historical and cultural context. This book should be of interest to advanced students of classics, ancient history, mythology and religious studies.
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Proitids and Agriania
THE DAUGHTERS OF PROITOS
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Achilles Aeolic Aesch Agamemnon Agriania Agrionia Aigyptos Akousilaos Alpheios Amymone Amythaon Apollo Apollodoros Arcadia Argive Argolid Argos Arkas Arkteia Arrhephoroi associated Athenian Athens Aulis Bacch Bacchylides bear Boiotia Brauron Brauronian Brelich Bremmer Burkert century BC cult Danaids Danaos Daphne Daughters of Proitos Diod Dionysos Dorian Elis Embaros eponym Eurypylos Farnell father festival Friedlaender girls goddess Graf Greek Halai Henrichs Hera Heraion Herakles Hermes hero Hesiod Homer Hypermestra Iasos Indo-European initiation initiatory Iphigeneia Iphinoe Kahil Kallisto killed king Lerna Leukippos LIMC Lousoi Lykaon maidenhood maidens marriage Megara Melampous Minyads motif Mounichia Mycenae Mycenaean myth mythology Neleus Nilsson nymphs Orchomenos original Ovid passage rites Patrai Pausanias Peiras Peloponnese Pherekydes Pind priestess Proitids Pylos ritual river Robert sacred sacrifice seer shrine Sikyon statue stone story Tegea temple of Artemis Thebes Thessalian Thessaly Tiryns Tirynthian tomb tradition Triphylia Women of Argos youths Zeus