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The Greeks and Us

Marcel Detienne - History - 2007 - 159 pages
The human race is all too pre-disposed to think in terms of us and them. Europeans have always laid claim to the Ancient Greeks they are our Greeks, our ancestors but their ...
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The Gardens of Adonis: Spices in Greek Mythology

Marcel Detienne - History - 1977 - 199 pages
Rich with implications for the history of sexuality, gender issues, and patterns of hellenic literary imagining, Marcel Detienne's landmark book, first published in 1972 ...
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The Writing of Orpheus: Greek Myth in Cultural Context

Marcel Detienne - History - 2002 - 199 pages
Son of a mortal king and an immortal Muse, Orpheus possessed a gift for music unmatched among humans; with his lyre he could turn the course of rivers, drown the fatal song of ...
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The Daily Life of the Greek Gods

Giulia Sissa, Marcel Detienne - History - 2000 - 287 pages
Discusses the everyday life of the gods of the Iliad, including what their bodies were made of, how they received nourishment, their social life on Olympus and among humans ...
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The Cuisine of Sacrifice Among the Greeks

Marcel Detienne, Jean-Pierre Vernant - Religion - 1989 - 276 pages
For the Greeks, the sharing of cooked meats was the fundamental communal act, so that to become vegetarian was a way of refusing society. It follows that the roasting or ...
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Comparing the Incomparable

Marcel Detienne - History - 2008 - 108 pages
A deliberately post-deconstructionist manifesto against the dangers of incommensurability, Marcel Detienne's book argues for and engages in the constructive comparison of ...
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Dionysos at Large

Marcel Detienne - Social Science - 1989 - 90 pages
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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