From Artemis to Diana

From Artemis to Diana

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Text in English a German. This book contains 19 articles dealing with various aspects of the Greek goddess Artemis and the Roman goddess Diana. The themes presented in the volume deal with the Near Eastern equivalents of Artemis, the Bronze Age Linear B testimonies, and Artemis in Homer and in the Greek tragedies. Sanctuaries and cult, and regional aspects are also dealt with -- encompassing Cyprus, the Black Sea region, Greece and Italy. Pedimental sculpture, mosaics and sculpture form the basis of investigations of the iconography of the Roman Diana; the role of the cult of Diana in a dynastic setting is also examined. A single section deals with the reception of the iconography of the Ephesian Artemis during the Renaissance and later periods.In her penetrating study of the transmission of the cult of Artemis in the region of the Straits, and of the interrelations between Lokroi, Rhegion, Naxos and ... 1; Luraghi 1996; BTCGI16, 2001, 5. 93 For ... 102 BernabA³ Brea aamp; Cavalier 2000, 41.

Title:From Artemis to Diana
Author:Tobias Fischer-Hansen, Birte Poulsen
Publisher:Museum Tusculanum Press - 2009


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