Bell's New Pantheon Or Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi Gods, Heroes and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity 1790

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Kessinger Publishing, Jul 1, 2003 - History - 828 pages
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Found in this book are volumes 1 and 2 of the original work. Bell presents a dictionary of gods, demi-gods, heroes and fabulous personages of antiquity; also, of the images and idols adored in the pagan world; together with their temples, priests, altars, oracles, fasts, festivals, games, etc., as well as descriptions of their figures, representations, and symbols collected from statues, pictures, coins and other remains of the ancients. The whole designed to facilitate the study of mythology, history, poetry, painting, statuary, medals, etc. and compiled from the best authorities. Richly embellished with characteristic prints.

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John Bell is Assistant Professor of Performing Arts at Emerson College. He is a member of the Great Small Works Theater Collective and has worked with Bread and Puppet Theater for many years.

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