Hyperboreans: Myth and History in Celtic-Hellenic Contacts

Hyperboreans: Myth and History in Celtic-Hellenic Contacts

By: Timothy P. Bridgman (author)Paperback

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First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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About Author

Timothy P. Bridgman received his Ph.D. at Trinity College, Dublin. Publications include "Who Were the Cimmerians?" (Hermathena 164 [1998] 31-64), "Apollonius of Rhodes' Argonautica : A Mythology of Greek Expansion in Celtic Lands" ( PHCC 21, forthcoming), and "Les Romains et l'Irlande: Invasion, Conquete ou Commerce?" (in Hommages a Monique Clavel-Leveque, Annales Litteraires de l'Universite de Franche-Comte a Besancon, forthcoming).

Contents

Figures, Maps, and Tables Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction Section One: The Hyperboreans and the Golden Age: Inventing Mythical Greek Time Section Two: The Hyperboreans and Hyperborean Identity Chapter One: From the Beginnings to the Second Purification of Delos Chapter Two: From Herodotus to Antimachus of Colophon Chapter Three: The Fourth Century and Beyond Section Three: The Hyperboreans and the Celts: A Case of Mistaken Identity Chapter Four: Antimachus of Colophon Chapter Five: Heraclides Ponticus Chapter Six: Hecataeus of Abdera Chapter Seven: Apollonius of Rhodes Chapter Eight: Posidonius of Apamea Conclusion Appendix Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 07/09/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780415884532
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780415884532
  • weight: 385
  • ISBN10: 0415884535

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