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Beauty and the Gods in Archaic Greece

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This thesis is about the relationship between the beautiful and the divine in Archaic Greece. By examining the literary, epigraphic and archaeological records, it seeks to understand how ideas, representations and experiences of beauty informed Greek relations with the gods in the Archaic period (c.750-480 BCE). One aim of the thesis is to elucidate the significance of beauty for Archaic conceptions of the gods. The first chapter explores the representation of the beautiful and the divine ...

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HUMS
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History Faculty
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2019-10-23

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