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The Children of Athena

£19.99

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Hardback, used very good+. Light shelf wear, dj not price clipped, slight fading to edges of boards. According to one myth, the first Athenian citizen was born from the earth after the sperm of a rejected lover, the god Hephaistos, dripped off the virgin goddess Athena's leg and onto fertile soil. Henceforth Athenian citizens could claim to be truly indigenous to their city and to have divine origins that bypassed maternity. In these essays, the renowned French Hellenist Nicole Loraux examines the implication of this and other Greek origin myths as she explores how Athenians in the fifth century forged and maintained a collective identity.

Item details

Author(s):
Loraux, Nicole
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0691032726
ISBN-13:
9780691032726
Number of pages:
271
Publisher:
Princeton University Press, 1993
Title:
The Children of Athena

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Hardback, used very good+. Light shelf wear, dj not price clipped, slight fading to edges of boards. According to one myth, the first Athenian citizen was born from the earth after the sperm of a rejected lover, the god Hephaistos, dripped off the virgin goddess Athena's leg and onto fertile soil. Henceforth Athenian citizens could claim to be truly indigenous to their city and to have divine origins that bypassed maternity. In these essays, the renowned French Hellenist Nicole Loraux examines the implication of this and other Greek origin myths as she explores how Athenians in the fifth century forged and maintained a collective identity.

Author(s):
Loraux, Nicole
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0691032726
ISBN-13:
9780691032726
Number of pages:
271
Publisher:
Princeton University Press, 1993
Title:
The Children of Athena

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