Dionysos: Urbild des unzerstörbaren Lebens. Front Cover. Karl Kerényi. Klett- Cotta, – Dionysus (Greek deity) – pages. No other god of the Greeks is as widely present in the monuments and nature of Greece and Italy, in the sensuous tradition of antiquity, as Dionysos. In myth and . First paperback printing, in the Mythos series–Title page verso.

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HalperinJohn J. This was the difinitive purchase for my studies on the subject Dionysus. The Birth and Transformation of Comedy in Athens. Kathleen rated it really liked it Jan 23, There is much talk of the influences of Osiris and many other collective djonysos expressed not as natter of opinion, but as well researched quotes from historic dionysoa, many ancient, and translated.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Jerenyi am learning that Greek religion was more complicated than I imagined, and included rituals and festivals; the important festival of Dionysus of the new wine was celebrated in part by male citizens each sitting down and drinking an enormous amount of wine; women citizens stayed home in groups doing Dionysus only knows what to celebrate.


Thus he is reading images as well as material from Linear B. Marinus rated karrl really liked it Jul 12, Archetypal Image of Indestructible Life.

Princeton University Press, c I’m sure that this book is invaluable to the specialist but P. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Alessandro rated it it was amazing May 23, Mythology of the Leather Sack. Set up a giveaway. Amazon Rapids Fun stories dipnysos kids on the go. My edition seems to be missing a number of pages because the blurry illustrations skip from to just about 70 or so pages after Kerenyi’s argument has devolved from a proper book into a mere catalog akrl details and descriptions.

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His works include Eleusis: From the wealth of Greek literary, epigraphic, and monumental traditions, Kerenyi constructs a picture of Dionysian worship, always underlining the constitutive element of myth. I am still reading this wonderful exploration of the many roles of Dionysos in ancient Greek religion.

This “book” is long on information unfortunately mostly descriptive information pertaining to artifacts as the book progresses but very short on synthesis. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The myths and art may dance around the real mysteries, but if you “dance” around enough and see the material from enough different angles, you can get a pretty good idea of what isn’t being said. Using myths, art, and “urban legends” from ancient times, which often dance around secret subjects, Kerenyi puts together a more coherent picture of the religions of these ancient deities.

Pages with related products. THE book on Dionysos. There are many good pictures from antiquity. Sep 30, Don Hackett rated it dionyxos liked it. Princeton University Press Amazon. Adrian rated it it was amazing Apr 06, Included in this study are the secret cult dionyso of the women’s mysteries both within and beyond Attica, the mystic sacrificial rite at Delphi, and the great public Dionysian festivals at Athens.


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In myth and kael, in visionary experience and ritual representation, the Greeks possessed a complete expression of indestructible life, the essence of Should remain a standard item for some time to come. Collection inlibrary ; printdisabled ; internetarchivebooks ; china. Laura rated it it was amazing Nov 20, See all 7 reviews. Want to Read saving…. Karl Kerenyi has a way about him. A way to touch the reader with word of clinical precision that none the less convey emotion and power to kersnyi reader that is probably as much to do with translator Ralph Manheim as the departed author himself.

Dionysos: Archetypal Image of Indestructible Life

It’s a bit dionysoa a tome –lots of scholarly details –but well worth journey. Will rated it liked it Aug 02, No other god of the Greeks is as widely present in the monuments and nature of Greece and Italy, in the sensuous tradition of antiquity, as Dionysos. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The Dionysian Festivals of the Athenians. Jaseena AL rated it it was ok Jul 01, But rather than just say “we’ll never know what really went on”, Kerenyi leaves no stone unturned kral an attempt to figure it out.