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The Greek Plant World in Myth, Art, and Literature

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Draws on primary sources such as Homer, Herodotus, and Plato, and on many later works on botany, history, philology, and archaeology to explore how the ancient Greeks perceived and used plants. Considers the landscape, cults and myths, medicine and magic, dyes and textiles, food, and other uses. Highly illustrated, mostly in color. First published in German in 1982 and tra ...more
Hardcover, 252 pages
Published May 1st 1993 by Timber Press (OR)
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Bob Wernerehl
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Excellent book for botanists. The information presented is amazing in its breadth and depth regarding the connections between plants and ancient Greece, and the detailed knowledge accumulated in those times.
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