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3. Gods and heroes

3. Gods and heroes  

Helen Morales

in Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2007
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776052
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804761.003.0004
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chapter
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9780192804761
Greek and Roman religion was polytheistic. Subjects were never certain they were doing the right thing. You could be loyal to one god and at the same time angering another. There was no ... More
6. The sexual politics of myth

6. The sexual politics of myth  

Helen Morales

in Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2007
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776052
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804761.003.0007
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chapter
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9780192804761
Mythology has influenced Western art in many ways. Artists have used mythology to serve as alibis for Western art's enjoyment of sexual violation against women. Western art in turn has ... More
Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction  

Helen Morales

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2007
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776052
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804761.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780192804761
Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction explores the rich history and diverse interpretations of classical myths and examines how classical myths are used and understood ... More

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