Greek Mythology in Byzantine Art

Greek Mythology in Byzantine Art

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Kurt Weitzmann demonstrates that the postulated miniatures of the handbook that goes under the name of Apollodorus migrated into other texts, of which the commentary of Pseudo-Nonnus--attached to several homilies of Gregory of Nazianzus--and the Cynegetka of Pseudo-Oppian are the most important. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.Moreover, PseudoNonnus tells still another episode about Midas for which the Gregory text gives no hint: a€œThere was an oracle as ... However, an emperor sitting in front of a house is a type too familiar to suggest a specific theme as modelanbsp;...

Title:Greek Mythology in Byzantine Art
Author:Kurt Weitzmann
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 2014-07-14


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