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Title Herakles and Hercules : exploring a Graeco-Roman divinity / editors, Louis Rawlings and Hugh Bowden ; contributors, Hugh Bowden ... [et al.].

Published Swansea : Classical Press of Wales, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  292.13 HERA    DUE 16-08-19
Physical description x, 254 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Notes "This collection had its origins in a conference on Herakles-Hercules in the Ancient World, held at the University of Cardiff in September 1998."--p. vii.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Herakles, Herodotos and the Persian Wars / Hugh Bowden -- The family of Herakles in Attika / Michael Jameson -- Herakles and his "girl" : Athena, heroism and beyond / Susan Deacy -- Herakles re-dressed : gender, clothing and the construction of a Greek hero / Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones -- Vice or virtue? : Herakles and the art of allegory / Emma Stafford -- The magic knot of Herakles, the propaganda of Alexander the Great and Tomb II at Vergina / Ann M. Nicgorski -- Aspects of the cult of Hercules in central Italy / Guy Bradley -- Hannibal and Hercules / Louis Rawlings -- Hercules furens and Nero / Eleanor Regina OKell -- Propagating power : Hercules as an example for second-century emperors / Olivier Hekster -- The emperors' new names : Diocletian Jovis and Maximian Herculius / Roger Rees.
Other author Rawlings, Louis.
Bowden, Hugh.
University of Cardiff.
Subject Heracles (Greek mythology) -- Congresses.
Hercules (Roman mythology) -- Congresses.
Mythology, Greek -- Congresses.
Mythology, Roman -- Congresses.
ISBN 1905125054 £45.00