With illustrations in the text. Myth Into Art is an introduction both to mythology and to the use of visual sources in the study of Greek myth. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Learn more about Amazon Prime. Myth into Art is a comparative study of mythological narrative in Greek poetry and the visual arts. Thirty of the major myths are surveyed, focusing on Homer, lyric poetry and Attic tragedy. On the artistic side, the emphasis is on Athenian and South Italian vases.
The book offers undergraduate students an introduction both to mythology and to the use of visual sources in the study of Greek myth.
Myth Into Art: Poet and Painter in Classical Greece
Read more Read less. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Review 'Shapiro extends to students and their lecturers an extremely compelling invitation to study Greek myth as it should be studied, holistically through the visual as well as the textual documentation.
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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. Ancient Greek Art, generally speaking, depicts the history of the human race from the standpoint of the way of Cain. The Greeks believed that the serpent enlightened, rather than deluded, the first couple in paradise. The east pediment of the Parthenon boasts of the triumph of the way of Cain after the Flood.
Herakles is the Nimrod of Genesis The Greek word for gods is theoi meaning literally "placers. Then it opens up to the spirit and the intellect. Academia, being largely atheistic, does not get this, indeed, cannot get this. I gave the book, which I own, three stars because Mr. Shapiro did teach me a few new things about the vases themselves, and presented me with two vases I had not seen anywhere else.
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