Aphrodite and the gods of love / edited by Christine Kondoleon with Phoebe C. Segal ; with contributions by Jacqueline Karageorghis ... [et al.].

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Authors: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, J. Paul Getty Museum, San Antonio Museum of Art
Other Authors: Kondoleon, Christine, Segal, Phoebe C., Karageorghis, Jacqueline
Format: Book
Published: Boston : New York, N.Y. : MFA Publications ; available through D.A.P. / Distributed Art Publishers, c2011.
Edition:1st ed.
Holy Cross Note:Contains a reproduction of: Colossal Female Head, possibly Aphrodite, Greek, 510-480 B.C.E. (p. 28). Art original: limestone sculpture ; 50.8 x 34.9 x 41.2 cm in Worcester Art Museum (accession number: 1941.49).
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Aphrodite's ancestors
  • Greek cults of Aphrodite
  • The paradox of Aphrodite: a philandering goddess of marriage
  • Eros, child of Aphrodite
  • The female nude in Classical art: between voyeurism and power.