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Provides an informative and enlightening introduction to Apollo the sun god.

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Fritz Graf provides a survey of Apollo, from his first attestations in Homer and the complicated question of Pre-Homeric Apollo, to the opposition between Apollo and Dionysos in 19th and 20th century thinking. Greek religion and myth are examined to provide a full account of Apollo in the ancient world. This book will be of great interest to students of Greek religion and culture and also working in associated fields such as art and literature. The book is also suitable for the general reader.

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Fritz Graf here presents a survey of a god once thought of as the most powerful of gods, and capable of great wrath should he be crossed: Apollo the sun god.

From his first attestations in Homer, through the complex question of pre-Homeric Apollo, to the opposition between Apollo and Dionysos in nineteenth and twentieth-century thinking, Graf examines Greek religion and myth to provide a full account of Apollo in the ancient world.

For students of Greek religion and culture, of myth and legend, and in the fields of art and literature, Apollo will provide an informative and enlightening introduction to this powerful figure from the past.

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ISBN:
9780415317115
Author:
Graf, Fritz
Publisher:
Routledge
Author:
Fritz Graf, Dept Of Greek a.
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Apollo (greek deity)
Subject:
Religious life and customs
Subject:
Antiquities & Archaeology
Subject:
Greece Religious life and customs.
Subject:
World History-Ancient History
Subject:
World History-Ancient Near East
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
190
Dimensions:
8.30x5.40x.50 in. .70 lbs.

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Religion » Western Religions » General and Comparative Religion

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Product details 190 pages Routledge - English 9780415317115 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Fritz Graf provides a survey of Apollo, from his first attestations in Homer and the complicated question of Pre-Homeric Apollo, to the opposition between Apollo and Dionysos in 19th and 20th century thinking. Greek religion and myth are examined to provide a full account of Apollo in the ancient world. This book will be of great interest to students of Greek religion and culture and also working in associated fields such as art and literature. The book is also suitable for the general reader.
"Synopsis" by , Fritz Graf here presents a survey of a god once thought of as the most powerful of gods, and capable of great wrath should he be crossed: Apollo the sun god.

From his first attestations in Homer, through the complex question of pre-Homeric Apollo, to the opposition between Apollo and Dionysos in nineteenth and twentieth-century thinking, Graf examines Greek religion and myth to provide a full account of Apollo in the ancient world.

For students of Greek religion and culture, of myth and legend, and in the fields of art and literature, Apollo will provide an informative and enlightening introduction to this powerful figure from the past.

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