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How philosophers saved myths : allegorical interpretation and classical mythology /

Main Author: Brisson, Luc.
Format: Book
Language: English
French
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004
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Table of Contents:
  • Muthos and philosophia
  • Plato's attitude toward myth
  • Aristotle and the beginnings of allegorical exegesis
  • Stoics, Epicureans, and the New Academy
  • Pythagoreanism and Platonism
  • The Neoplatonic Athens school
  • Byzantium and the pagan myths
  • The Western Middle Ages
  • The Renaissance.