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The Survival of the Pagan Gods: The Mythological Tradition and Its Place in Renaissance Humanism and Art (Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology)

Seznec, Jean

Published by Princeton University Press, 1972
ISBN 10: 0691098298 / ISBN 13: 9780691098296
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Title: The Survival of the Pagan Gods: The ...

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

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

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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.

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