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Mixanthrôpoi

Animal-human hybrid deities in Greek religion

Many of the beings in this book – Cheiron, Pan, Acheloos, the Sirens and others – will be familiar from the narratives of Greek mythology, in which fabulous anatomies abound. However, they have never previously been studied together from a religious perspective, as recipients of cult and as members of the ancient pantheon. This book is the first major treatment of the use of part-animal – mixanthropic – form in the representation and visual imagination of Greek gods and goddesses, and of i...


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  • Éditeur : Presses universitaires de Liège
  • Collection : Kernos suppléments | 25
  • Lieu d’édition : Liége
  • Année d’édition : 2011
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 25 octobre 2017
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9782960071788
  • EAN électronique : 9782821895638
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.pulg.1613
  • Nombre de pages : 383 p.

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