Brill's companion to aphrodite / edited by Amy C. Smith.

Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
xvii, 452 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.


Aphrodite (Greek deity)Congresses [Browse]
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Brill's companions in classical studies, 1872-3357 [More in this series]
Emerged from a conference at the University of Reading, May 8-10, 2008.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Flourishing Aphrodite : an overview / Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge -- Budding Aphrodite : into the future / Sadie Pickup -- Part I: Aphrodite's identity -- Aphrodite : the goddess of appearances / Vered Lev Kenaan -- O quam te memorem, virgo, venus in Aeneid 1.314-417 / James Burbidge -- Aphrodite enoplion / Stephanie L. Budin -- Rethinking aphrodite as a goddess at work / Gabriella Pironti -- Part II: Aphrodite's companions and relations -- The song of ares and Aphrodite : asertu on skheria / Annette Teffeteller -- Father-daughter dynamics in the Iliad : the role of Aphrodite in defining Zeus' regime / Kassandra Jackson -- Part III: he spread of Aphrodite's cults -- Images of cypriot aphrodite in her sanctuaries during the age of the city-kingdoms / Anja Ulbrich -- Aphrodite on the Akropolis : evidence from attic pottery / Elisabetta Pala -- Aphrodite and the fleet in classical Athens / Chryssanthi Papadopoulou -- Encountering the world of aphrodite on the western Greek mainland / Alexander Nagel -- The architectural setting of the Knidian Aphrodite / Sophie Montel -- Aphrodite between Greece and Rome : Greek responses to the idea of Aphrodite as ancestress of the Romans / Jenny Wallensten -- Part IV: The reception of the goddess -- Augustan aphrodites : the allure of Geek art in Roman visual culture / Rachel Kousser -- Aphrodite and the spectacle of the amphitheatre in Roman Africa / Margherita Carucci -- Aphrodite in late antique and medieval byzantium / Anthousa Papagiannaki -- Aphrodite deconstructed : Botticelli's venus and mars in the National Gallery, London / David Bellingham -- Reflections in a mirror : Bonnard's Aphrodite / Anna Gruetzner Robins.
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