Dionysos at Large

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Harvard University Press, 1989 - Social Science - 90 pages
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Discusses the unique characteristics of the Greek god Dionysus, who is associated with strangers, epiphanies, the shedding of blood and the pouring of wine

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Marcel Detienne is the Basil L. Gildersleeve Professor of Classics at the Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of L'Invention de la mythologie, Dionysos a ciel ouvert, Les Jardins d'Adonis, and many other books and articles, and editor of Transcrire les mythologies.

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