Interpretations of Greek Mythology by Jan Bremmer

By Jan Bremmer

The cutting edge paintings of Walter Burkett and the 'Paris college' of Jean-Pierre Vernant has ended in renewed interpretation of the Greek myths. This collections of essays avoids monolithic or solely structuralist interpretations. This e-book might be of curiosity to academics and scholars of Greek drama and mythology.

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B. L . Eichler ( N e u k i r c h e n - V l u y n , 1976) 1 2 5 - 133. 56. T h e whole text has become available, though not in a final form, in ZPE, 47 (1982). Seven columns had been edited by S. G . Kapsomenos, Deltwn, 79(1964) 1 7 - 2 5 ; cf. W . Burkert, 'Orpheus und die Vorsokratiker', Antike und Abendland, 14 (1968) 9 3 - 1 1 4 . See now M . L . West, The Orphic Poems (Oxford, 1983) 6 8 - 1 1 5 . 14 57. 5; the author etymologises Kronos from xçoveiv, as 'things being clashed together' were separated^ and the sun was fixed in j h c middle between earth and sky, col, 10/11.

L . Deubner, Attische Feste (Berlin, 1932) 152- 5. C f . Burkert, GR, 2 2 7 - 3 3 ; V e r s n c l , this volume, C h . 7. 65. See Burkert, OE, 1151. 66. T h e investigation of 'conduits' and 'multi-conduit-transmission' goes back to L i n d a D é g h , see Enzyklopädie des Märchens I I I (Berlin, 1981) 124—6. 67. See Vermeuk* and V . Karageorghis, Mycenaean Pictorial Vase Painting (Cambridge, 1982). 68. See Schefold, Sagenbilder, Filtschen, Untersuchungen. 69. K. S. C. , University of Pennsylvania, 1980) thinks this influence has been rather overrated.

See note 81, p. 6: Seal from T e l l K e i s a n : D e a t h of H u m b a b a ? note 82, p. 7: Seal from N i m r u d : G o d F i g h t i n g the S n a k e . (See note 79, p. 8: C o r i n t h i a n A m p h o r a : Perseus a n d the ketos. (See note 79, p. 391) Notes 1. O n the concept of ' Elementargedanke' by Philip Wilhelm Adolf Bastian, see Enzyklopädie des Märchens I (Berlin, 1977) 1 3 2 4 - 7 . 2. W . L i u n g m a n n , Traditwnswanderungen Euphrat-Rhein, 2 vols (Helsinki. 1937/8). 3. See C .

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