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Aspects Of Death In Early Greek Art And Poetry

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The ancient Greeks devoted a significant portion of their poetic and artistic energy to exploring themes of death. Vermeule examines the facts and fictions of Greek death, including burial and mourning, visions of the underworld, souls and ghosts, the value of heroic death in battle, the quest for immortality, the linked powers of death, sleep, and love, and more.

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Unknown Binding, 270 pages
Published January 1st 1979 by University of California Press
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