By Fritz Graf
Publish 12 months note: First released in 2000
Fritz Graf the following offers a survey of a god as soon as considered the main robust of gods, and able to nice wrath may still he be crossed: Apollo the sunlight god.
From his first attestations in Homer, during the advanced query of pre-Homeric Apollo, to the competition among Apollo and Dionysos in 19th and twentieth-century pondering, Graf examines Greek faith and delusion to supply a whole account of Apollo within the historical world.
For scholars of Greek faith and tradition, of fable and legend, and within the fields of paintings and literature, Apollo will supply an informative and enlightening creation to this robust determine from the previous.
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V 2. ovt()(, in Birds 73I, where the component of enjoyment is primary. The same caution must be observed as indicated earlier. ovo", the primary sense component is enjoyment. , by Wilamowitz, A ischylos. I nterpretationen (Berlin 1914), SI n. I, H. Erbse, Gnom. 1956, 276, E. Fraenkel, Beobachtungen zu Aristophanes (Rome 1962), 142-4. 2 Radermacher's appeal to Archytas (Stab. Eel. HI 57, 16 H) is not valid,. since it depends on Hellenistic usage, Diels (Vorsokr. I, 439) rejects the fragment concerned as spurious.