How philosophers saved myths : allegorical interpretation and classical mythology /

In this concise but wide-ranging study, Luc Brisson describes how the myths of Greece and Rome were transmitted from antiquity to the Renaissance. He argues that philosophy was responsible for saving myth from historical annihilation. Although philosophy was initially critical of myth, mythology was...

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Main Author: Brisson, Luc
Format: eBook
Language:English
French
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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