Orpheus in the Middle Ages
This is a new edition of Friedman's classic examination of the myth of Orpheus in the late antique and medieval periods. Friedman discusses Christian, Jewish and romantic secular portraits' of Orpheus, and considers artistic, literary and philosophical sources. In this edition the original text remains unchanged, but the bibliography has been updated.
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