Brill's Companion to Aphrodite

Brill (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 1. März 2010
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 452 Seiten
978-90-04-18003-1 (ISBN)
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.
  • Englisch
  • Leiden
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  • Niederlande
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • laminiert
  • Höhe: 247 mm
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  • Breite: 169 mm
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  • Dicke: 32 mm
  • 889 gr
978-90-04-18003-1 (9789004180031)
9004180036 (9004180036)
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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
Acknowledgments Abbreviations List of illustrations INTRODUCTION Chapter One. Flourishing Aphrodite: An Overview Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge (University of Liege) Chapter Two. Budding Aphrodite: Into the Future Sadie Pickup (University of Oxford) and Amy C. Smith (University of Reading) PART ONE APHRODITE'S IDENTITY Chapter Three. Aphrodite: The Goddess of Appearances Vered Lev Kenaan (University of Haifa) Chapter Four. O quam te memorem, virgo? Venus in Aeneid 1.314-417 James Burbidge (University of Oxford) Chapter Five. Aphrodite Enoplion Stephanie L. Budin (Rutgers University) Chapter Six. Rethinking Aphrodite as a Goddess at Work Gabriella Pironti (University of Naples) PART TWO APHRODITE'S COMPANIONS AND RELATIONS Chapter Seven. The Song of Ares and Aphrodite: Asertu on Skheria Annette Teffeteller (University of Montreal) Chapter Eight. Father-Daughter Dynamics in the Iliad: The Role of Aphrodite in Defining Zeus' Regime Kassandra Jackson (University of Oxford) PART THREE THE SPREAD OF APHRODITE'S CULTS Chapter Nine. Images of Cypriot Aphrodite in her Sanctuaries during the Age of the City-Kingdoms Anja Ulbrich (University of Heidelberg) Chapter Ten. Aphrodite on the Akropolis: Evidence from Attic Pottery Elisabetta Pala (University of Cagliari) Chapter Eleven. Aphrodite and the Fleet in Classical Athens Chryssanthi Papadopoulou (King's College, University of London) Chapter Twelve. Encountering the World of Aphrodite on the Western Greek Mainland Alexander Nagel (University of Michigan) Chapter Thirteen. The Architectural Setting of the Knidian Aphrodite Sophie Montel (University of Paris Ouest Nanterre-la Defense) Chapter Fourteen. Aphrodite between Greece and Rome: Greek Responses to the Idea of Aphrodite as Ancestress of the Romans Jennifer Wallensten (Swedish Institute, Athens) PART FOUR THE RECEPTION OF THE GODDESS Chapter Fifteen. Augustan Aphrodites: The Allure of Greek Art in Roman Visual Culture Rachel Kousser (City University of New York, Brooklyn) Chapter Sixteen. Aphrodite and the Spectacle of the Amphitheatre in Roman Africa Margherita Carucci (Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies) Chapter Seventeen. Aphrodite in Late Antique and Medieval Byzantium Anthousa Papagiannaki (University of Oxford) Chapter Eighteen. Aphrodite Deconstructed: Botticelli's Venus and Mars in the National Gallery, London David Bellingham (Sotheby's Institute of Art, London) Chapter Nineteen. Reflections in a Mirror: Bonnard's Aphrodite Anna Gruetzner Robins (University of Reading) Bibliography Periodization of Antiquity General Index Geographical Index Index of Personal Names Monumenta Testimonia

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