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Image And Myth

Pub Date : 2013-09-11 | Author : Luca Giuliani | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226025902
ISBN 13 : 022602590X

On museum visits, we pass by beautiful, well-preserved vases from ancient Greece—but how often do we understand what the images on them depict? In Image and Myth, Luca Giuliani t..



Opera In Theory And Practice Image And Myth

Pub Date : 2003-11-01 | Author : Lorenzo Bianconi | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226045927
ISBN 13 : 9780226045924

The History of Italian Opera marks the first time a team of scholars has worked together to investigate the entire Italian operatic tradition, rather than limiting its focus to maj..


Image And Myth

Pub Date : 2013-09-11 | Author : Luca Giuliani | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226297651
ISBN 13 : 0226297659

On museum visits, we pass by beautiful, well-preserved vases from ancient Greece—but how often do we understand what the images on them depict? In Image and Myth, Luca Giuliani t..


Plato And Myth

Pub Date : 2012-02-17 | Author : Catherine Collobert | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9789004218666
ISBN 13 : 9004218661

Through the contributions of specialists in the field, this volume addresses the still open question of the role and status of myth in Plato’s dialogues and thereby speaks to the..


Art And Myth Of The Ancient Maya

Pub Date : 2017-04-25 | Author : Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300207170
ISBN 13 : 0300207174

This nuanced account explores Maya mythology through the lens of art, text, and culture. It offers an important reexamination of the mid-16th-century Popol Vuh, long considered an ..


Images And Symbols

Pub Date : 1961 | Author : Mircea Eliade | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 069102068X
ISBN 13 : 9780691020686

Mircea Eliade--one of the most renowned expositors of the psychology of religion, mythology, and magic--shows that myth and symbol constitute a mode of thought that not only came b..