Book , Print in English

Aphrodite

Monica S. Cyrino.
  • Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2010.
  • xvi, 155 pages : illustrations; 23 cm.
Subjects
Series
Contents
  • WHY APHRODITE?
  • 1. Introducing Aphrodite
  • Who is Aphrodite?
  • Aphrodite emerges
  • evidence for Aphrodite
  • Overview
  • KEY THEMES
  • 2. Birth, Origins, Names
  • Birth
  • castration of Ouranos
  • Daughter of Zeus and Dione
  • Origins
  • Near Eastern Aphrodite
  • Cypriot Aphrodite
  • Indo-European Aphrodite
  • Names
  • Cypris and Cythereia
  • Ourania
  • Overview
  • 3. Love, Sex, War
  • Love and sex
  • Mixis
  • Peitho and Pandemos
  • Philommeides
  • Prostitution
  • Eros and Himeros
  • War
  • Overview
  • 4. Beauty, Adornment, Nudity
  • Beauty
  • Adornment
  • Garlands and mirrors
  • Goldenness
  • Entourage
  • Nudity
  • Knidia
  • Overview
  • 5. Intimacy with Mortals
  • Intimacy
  • Pandora
  • Paris and Helen
  • Anchises and Aeneas
  • Adonis
  • Punishment
  • Hippolytus
  • Overview
  • 6. Sea and Sky
  • Anodos
  • Sea and sailing
  • Sky
  • Mountains
  • Birds
  • Overview
  • APHRODITE AFTERWARDS
  • 7. After greek Antiquity
  • Aphrodite and Venus
  • Aphrodite today
  • Film and television
  • Overview.
Other information
  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780415775229 (hardback)
  • 0415775221 (hardback)
  • 9780415775236 (pbk.)
  • 041577523X (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2009040543
  • OCLC: 277195883
  • OCLC: 277195883