Brill's Companion to Aphrodite

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Amy C. Smith, Sadie Pickup
BRILL, Mar 22, 2010 - History - 472 pages
In this book an international team of scholars from a wide range of academic fields and perspectives reevaluate the Greek goddess Aphrodite, her worship throughout the Mediterranean, manifold roles in Graeco-Roman antiquity, and reception through the Renaissance and beyond.
 

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Contents

PART ONE APHRODITES IDENTITY
27
PART TWO APHRODITES COMPANIONS AND RELATIONS
131
PART THREE THE SPREAD OF APHRODITES CULTS
165
PART FOUR THE RECEPTION OF THE GODDESS
285
Bibliography
387
Periodization of Antiquity
421

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Amy C. Smith, PhD (1997) in Classical Archaeology, Yale University, is Senior Lecturer in Classics and Curator of the Ure Museum, University of Reading. She has published widely on Graeco-Roman art in the spheres of politics, myth and religion. Sadie Pickup is a DPhil candidate in Classical Archaeology at the University of Oxford. She also works in the Department of Antiquities at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, and is a Sessional Lecturer in Classics at the University of Reading. Contributors are Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge, Vered Lev Kenaan, James Burbidge, Stephanie L. Budin, Gabriella Pironti, Annette Teffeteller, Kassandra Jackson, Anja Ulbrich, Elisabetta Pala, Chryssanthi Papadopoulou, Alexander Nagel, Sophie Montel, Jenny Wallensten, Rachel Kousser, Margherita Carucci, Anthousa Papagiannaki, David Bellingham, and Anna Gruetzner Robins

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