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Those interested in Jungian psychology and ancient religions should look carefully at the work of Karoly (or Karl) Kerenyi. Kerenyi was a friend of, and coauthor with, Carl Jung, a cofounder of the Jung Institute in Zurich, and a regular participant in the Eranos conferences in Ascona, Switzerland. His work is not, however, Jungian in the strictest sense of the word. Trained as a classical philologist, Kerenyi attempted to transcend the limits of historical study and to reveal the "theological" or contemporary significance of ancient myths. In doing so, he relied not solely on literary and archaeological documentation but also invoked a relationship of sympathy between the scholar and the evidence. Among an incredible number of publications, Kerenyi pursued this agenda in a series of volumes devoted to the mythologies of individual Greek gods and goddesses. Throughout, his writing is accessible to the general reader. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The religion of the Greeks and Romans… (more)
The Gods of the Greeks 517 copies, 3 reviews
Essays on a Science of Mythology 411 copies, 2 reviews
The Heroes of the Greeks 235 copies, 1 review
Hermes, Guide of Souls 144 copies, 1 review
Nel labirinto 17 copies, 1 review
Miti e misteri 12 copies
Evil; essays 9 copies
Virgilio 4 copies
Dialogo 3 copies
De Odyssee 1 copy
Ekloe 1 copy
Niobe 1 copy
Prometheus 1 copy
Katull 1 copy
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