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Bettany Hughes

Teoksen Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore tekijä

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Sisältää nimet: Bettany Hughes, Bettany Huhges

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The King Must Die (1958) — Johdanto, eräät painokset2,684 kappaletta
Seven Ages of Britain [2010 TV series] (2010) — Kertoja — 47 kappaletta
Sin City: London in Pursuit of Pleasure (2002) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset43 kappaletta
Seven Ages of Britain (2003) — Esipuhe — 37 kappaletta
Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World [2011 film] (2012) — Kertoja — 8 kappaletta
Helen of Troy [2005 film] (2005) — Kertoja — 3 kappaletta
The Nile: 5,000 years of History [2019 film] — Kertoja — 2 kappaletta

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I haven't read it yet, but I hardly think she'll stop being top quality
 
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mrsnickleby | Jan 18, 2024 |
Bettany Hughes' history of the goddess of love and fertility includes not only the classical divinities named in the title but also their Mesopotamian, Egyptian, and Phoenician precursors. It is fascinating how these cultural icons, while superficially similar, varied between cultures and over time. The Semitic goddess Astarte and early Greek Aphrodite, for example, were seen as fierce goddesses of war and conflict, not just the gentle goddess of love and lust with whom we are familiar. The author goes on to show how Aphrodite/Venus influenced the Christian image of the Virgin Mary and continues to have an impact on popular culture. The text is accompanied by excellent illustrations. My only complaint about the book is its brevity--I would have liked more.… (lisätietoja)
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VenRandle | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 15, 2024 |
Audiobook. Rather wonderful. vast sweep of history is all there even the links between King Arthur's Tintagel and Byzantium. sometimes almost mythical in making the City come alive as personality. Well read, Bettany: she is and did.
 
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vguy | 8 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 28, 2023 |
 
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