The Marriage Of Cadmus And Harmony
THE MARRIAGE OF CADMUS AND HARMONY is a book without any modern parallel. Forming an active link in a chain that reaches back through Ovid's METAMORPHOSES directly to Homer, Roberto Calasso's re-exploration of the fantastic fables and mysteries we may only think we know explodes the entire world of Greek mythology, pieces it back together, and presents it to us in a new, and astonishing, and utterly contempory way.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
Mr. Calasso has created a wonderful, (in both senses of the word!) meditation on the religious structure pf the Ancient World. One must recognize that only at the time of the Roman Emperor Julian the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AlanSkinner - LibraryThing
One of those books that I raved about when I read it. I urged everyone I knew to read it. As an examination of the well-spring of western moral and religious thought, this is superb. All the Greek ... Read full review