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Athenian myths and institutions : [electronic resource] words in action / Wm. Blake Tyrrell, Frieda S. Brown.

By: Tyrrell, William Blake.
Contributor(s): Brown, Frieda S.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991Description: vii, 229 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0195067185 (acid-free paper); 9780195067187 (acid-free paper); 0195067193 (pbk. : acid-free paper); 9780195067194 (pbk. : acid-free paper).Subject(s): Mythology, Greek | Athens (Greece) -- Religion | Athens (Greece) -- Civilization | Myths | Greece | Mythologie grecque | Athènes (Grèce) -- Religion | Athènes (Grèce) -- Civilisation | Cultuurgeschiedenis | Mythen | Ideologie | Propaganda | Griekse oudheid | Geschichte 500 v. Chr.-400 v. Chr | Mythos | Gesellschaft | Ritual | Mythologie | Literatur | AthenAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Athenian myths and institutions.DDC classification: 292.1/3 Other classification: 15.51 Online resources: Publisher description | Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Introduction : myths as words in action -- Hesiod's myth of the birth of the cosmos -- The Arete standard as a source of mythmaking -- The ideology of sacrifice in mythmaking -- Patriarchal mythmaking on marriage -- Myths and citizenship -- Theseus and the Parthenon as mythic propaganda -- Funeral orations in mythmaking Athens.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-224) and index.

Introduction : myths as words in action -- Hesiod's myth of the birth of the cosmos -- The Arete standard as a source of mythmaking -- The ideology of sacrifice in mythmaking -- Patriarchal mythmaking on marriage -- Myths and citizenship -- Theseus and the Parthenon as mythic propaganda -- Funeral orations in mythmaking Athens.

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Athenian myths and institutions : by Tyrrell, William Blake. ©1991
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