Title: The Survival of the Pagan Gods: The ...
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: 1972
Book Condition: Good
0691098298 Text in English, French. 376 p. Princeton/Bollingen Paperbacks, 38. Audience: General/trade. Infamous independent bookstore proudly serving freaks, degenerates and malcontents of all persuasions since 2002. Good. No dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. ~all titles subject to prior sale; may contain highlighting/markings and light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners. Bookseller Inventory # 1LASTWORD0014745
The gods of Olympus died with the advent of Christianity--or so we have been taught to believe. But how are we to account for their tremendous popularity during the Renaissance? This illustrated book, now reprinted in a new, larger paperback format, offers the general reader first a discussion of mythology in late antiquity and the Middle Ages, and then a multifaceted look at the far-reaching role played by mythology in Renaissance intellectual and emotional life.
Language Notes: Text: English, French (translation)
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