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  • Author(s) Richard Buxton
  • SubtitleGreek Myths of Metamorphosis
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  • Published30th September 2009
  • PublisherOxford University Press UK
  • ISBN9780199245499

Greek Myths of Metamorphosis

Forms of Astonishment sets out to interpret a number of Greek myths about the transformations of humans and gods. Such tales have become familiar in their Ovidian dress, as in the best-selling translation by Ted Hughes; Richard Buxton explores their Greek antecedents. One pressing question which often occurs to the reader of these tales is: Did the Greeks take them seriously? Buxton repeatedly engages with this topic, and attempts to answer it context by
context and author by author. His book raises issues relevant to an understanding of broad aspects of Greek culture (e.g. how 'strange' were Greek beliefs?'); in so doing, it also illuminates issues explored by
anthropologists and students of religion.

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  • Author(s) Richard Buxton
  • SubtitleGreek Myths of Metamorphosis
  • Edition
  • Published30th September 2009
  • PublisherOxford University Press UK
  • ISBN9780199245499

Greek Myths of Metamorphosis

Forms of Astonishment sets out to interpret a number of Greek myths about the transformations of humans and gods. Such tales have become familiar in their Ovidian dress, as in the best-selling translation by Ted Hughes; Richard Buxton explores their Greek antecedents. One pressing question which often occurs to the reader of these tales is: Did the Greeks take them seriously? Buxton repeatedly engages with this topic, and attempts to answer it context by
context and author by author. His book raises issues relevant to an understanding of broad aspects of Greek culture (e.g. how 'strange' were Greek beliefs?'); in so doing, it also illuminates issues explored by
anthropologists and students of religion.
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