Fb2 Dionysius: Myth and Cult ePub
by Walter F. Otto
|Author:||Walter F. Otto|
|Publisher:||Indiana University Press; New impression edition (December 1967)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1219 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1803 kb|
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The first part of the book is essentially a long essay on the way myth and cult interact. It is important to note that this is a philological book and it can appear pedantic
The first part of the book is essentially a long essay on the way myth and cult interact. It is important to note that this is a philological book and it can appear pedantic. The thesis in the first section is still crucial to pre-Christian religious studies today, but some of the polemics against other thinkers within it are quite dated. The second part of the book covers the historical development of both the Dionysus myth and cult. Otto unravels several popular and scholarly misreadings of the Dionysus myth.
In this classic study of the myth and cult of Dionysus, Walter F. Otto recreates the theological world of ancient Greek religion. Otto's provocative starting point is to accept the immanent reality of the gods. To understand the cult of Dionysus, it is necessary to reimagine the original vision of the god. Otto challenges us to understand the power of this vision not as a In this classic study of the myth and cult of Dionysus, Walter F.
I DIONYSUS MYTH AND CULT Dionysus. Detail from a wine cup attributed to Phei- dippos (ca. 520-510 . The Metropolitan Mu- seum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1941. The religion of Dionysus to which this book is dedicated offers many very remarkable examples of this kind MYTH AND CULTUS 17 of agreemenJ] But in the provinces of the other gods, too, cultus and myth are often so similar that one can look like the mirror image of the other.
Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1. Teologia bizantyjska: historia i doktryna.
Dionysus : Myth and Cult, Paperback by Otto, Walter Friedrich; Palmer, Robert. WALTER F. OTTO (1874-1958) was a distinguished philologist and historian of Greek and Roman religion.
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Walter F. Otto: Dionysus, Myth and Cult. Pp. xxii+244; 13 plates. Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, 1965. A. W. H. Adkins (a1).
This study of Dionysus. is also a new theogony of Early Greece. "Publishers Weekly". An original analysis. of the spiritual significance of the Greek myth and cult of Dionysus". Who is Dionysus? The god of ecstasy and terror, of wildness and of the most blessed deliverance, and the mad god whose appearance sends mankind into madness. In this classic study of the myth and cult of Dionysus, Walter F.