Greek myth and Western art : the presence of the past / Karl Kilinski II.

"Greek myth has played an unparalleled role in the formation of Western visual traditions, for which it has provided a nearly inexhaustible source of forms, symbols, and narratives. This richly illustrated book examines the legacy of Greek mythology in Western art from the classical era to the...

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Main Author: Kilinski, Karl
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • The nature and origins of Greek myth
  • Survival and revival : motives for and means of myth transmission
  • Form and fashion of myth in art
  • Iconography and iconology : the metamorphosis of Greek myth.