The gods of Olympus died with the advent of Christianity--or so we have been taught to believe. But how are we to account for their tremendous popularity during the Renaissance? This illustrated book, now reprinted in a new, larger paperback format, offers the general reader first a discussion of mythology in late antiquity and the Middle Ages, and then a multifaceted look at the far-reaching role played by mythology in Renaissance intellectual and emotional life.
|Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
|Series:||Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology , #6|
|Product dimensions:||7.75(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)|