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Product Description: This work brings together eleven of Richard Buxton's studies of Greek mythology and Greek tragedy, focusing especially on the interrelationship between the two, and their importance to the Greeks themselves. Situating and contextualising topics and themes, such as mountains, (were)wolves, mythological names, movement/stillness, blindness, and feminization, within the world of ancient Greece -- its landscapes, social and moral priorities, and mental structures -- he traces the intricate variations and retellings which they underwent in Greek antiquity...read more

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9780199557615 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 15, 2013, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This work brings together eleven of Richard Buxton's studies of Greek mythology and Greek tragedy, focusing especially on the interrelationship between the two, and their importance to the Greeks themselves.

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Product Description: Light and darkness played an important role beyond the division of time in ancient Greek myth and religion; the contributors to Light and Darkness in Ancient Greek Myth and Religion consider its function on both the individual and social level as manifested in modes of thought and behavior and expressed in language, beliefs, ritual, and iconography...read more

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9780739138984 | Lexington Books, September 25, 2010, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Light and darkness played an important role beyond the division of time in ancient Greek myth and religion; the contributors to Light and Darkness in Ancient Greek Myth and Religion consider its function on both the individual and social level as manifested in modes of thought and behavior and expressed in language, beliefs, ritual, and iconography.

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Product Description: Los mitos griegos se hallan entre los relatos más ricos e influyentes jamás contados. Desde el primer milenio a.C. hasta nuestros días, han ido repitiéndose en una inagotable serie de variaciones y reinterpretaciones, y su interés no parece disminuir: se pueden encontrar en el cine más reciente, en la televisión o en los v...read more

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9788496052642 | Oberon, June 30, 2004, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Los mitos griegos se hallan entre los relatos más ricos e influyentes jamás contados.

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Discusses the origins, plots, themes, and influences of Greek myths; outlines the relationships between the gods, mortals, and their offspring; and includes maps showing the locations of the different stories.

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9780500251218 | Thames & Hudson, June 1, 2004, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Discusses the origins, plots, themes, and influences of Greek myths; outlines the relationships between the gods, mortals, and their offspring; and includes maps showing the locations of the different stories.

It is often said that Greek civilization underwent a transition from myth to reason. But what does this assertion mean? Is it true? Were the Greeks special in having evolved our sort of reason, or is that a mirage? In this book, some of the world's leading experts on ancient Greek myth, religion, philosophy, and history reconsider these fundamental issues. (view table of contents)
By Richard Buxton (editor)

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9780198152347 | Clarendon Pr, September 23, 1999, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: It is often said that Greek civilization underwent a transition from myth to reason.

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9780199247523, titled "From Myth to Reason: Studies in the Development of Greek Thought" | Clarendon Pr, February 7, 2002, cover price $84.00

Essays survey ancient Greek religion, including the relationship between religion and the state, archaeological discoveries and what they reveal, the influence of myth on religious practices, and gender differences in religious life. (view table of contents)
By R. G. A. Buxton (editor) and Richard Buxton (editor)

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9780198721918 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 22, 2001, cover price $250.00 | About this edition: Essays survey ancient Greek religion, including the relationship between religion and the state, archaeological discoveries and what they reveal, the influence of myth on religious practices, and gender differences in religious life.

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9780198721901 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 22, 2001, cover price $82.00 | About this edition: Essays survey ancient Greek religion, including the relationship between religion and the state, archaeological discoveries and what they reveal, the influence of myth on religious practices, and gender differences in religious life.

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Product Description: This is a study of Greek myths in relation to the society in which they were originally told. It does not re-tell the myths; rather, it offers an analysis of how myths played a fundamental role in the lives of the Greeks. The relation between reality and fantasy is discussed by means of three case studies: the landscape, the family, and religion...read more

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9780521329781 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1994, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: This is a study of Greek myths in relation to the society in which they were originally told.

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9780521338653 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1994, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: This is a study of Greek myths in relation to the society in which they were originally told.

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