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Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry (Oxford… (edition 2006)

by Rebecca Armstrong

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Title:Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry (Oxford Classical Monographs)
Authors:Rebecca Armstrong
Info:Oxford University Press, USA (2006), Edition: Bilingual, Hardcover, 362 pages
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Not revolutionary, but interesting and thought-provoking in an accessible way, also for non-classicists. ( )
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Rebecca Armstrong investigates the myths of three Cretan women - King Minos' wife, Pasiphae, and their daughters Ariadne and Phaedra - as they appear in Latin poetry of the late Republic and early Empire. She offers detailed readings of the most prominent treatments of the stories, alongside a thematic investigation of the ideas of memory, wildness, and morality which recur so prominently in the tales. - ;In this detailed study of the representations of Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin poetry, Rebecca Armstrong investigates both the literary history of the myths (the Greek roots, the in.… (more)

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