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Zeus

Zeus
A Study in Ancient Religion

Volume 3. Zeus God of the Dark Sky (Earthquakes, Clouds, Wind, Dew, Rain, Meteorites)

Part 2. Appendixes and Index

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  • Date Published: January 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108021234

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  • The renowned classical scholar and archaeologist A. B. Cook (1868–1952) published the final volume of his monumental Zeus: A Study in Ancient Religion in two parts in 1940. The volume covers the theme of Zeus as a weather-god - the god of earthquakes, clouds, wind, dew, rain and meteorites - an idea that became common during the classical period. Part 2 contains three detailed appendixes on floating islands, the iconography of Eros and the idea of hierogamy. It includes a comprehensive index for the volume and addenda for all three volumes, and contains a rich selection of illustrations: maps, diagrams, photographs, and engravings, including many images of ancient pottery, statues, busts, friezes and ancient coins. A treasure-trove of primary texts, both Greek and Latin, epigraph material and archaeological data, this magnificent work remains an indispensable tool for students and scholars of classics, mythology and ancient religion.

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    • Date Published: January 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108021234
    • length: 366 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.52kg
    • contains: 159 b/w illus. 3 colour illus.
    • availability: Available
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    Appendix
    Addenda
    Corrigenda
    Indexes.

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