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The Survival of the Pagan Gods: The Mythological Tradition and Its Place in Renaissance Humanism and Art (Bollingen Series (General)) Translated from the French By Barbara F. Sessions.

Seznec, Jean

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ISBN 10: 0691098298 / ISBN 13: 9780691098296
Edité par Princeton University Press, U.S.A., 1953
Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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This is a fine, unmarked, hardcover second printing copy in black cloth, no DJ. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de réf. du libraire 067673

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Titre : The Survival of the Pagan Gods: The ...

Éditeur : Princeton University Press, U.S.A.

Date d'édition : 1953

Reliure : Cloth

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : No DJ

Edition : Second Hardcover Printing

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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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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 a multifaceted look at the far-reaching role played by mythology in Renaissance intellectual and emotional life. After a discussion of mythology in late antiquity and the Middle Ages, Jean Seznec traces the fate of the gods from Botticelli and Raphael to their function and appearance in Ronsard's verses and Ben Jonson's masques.

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