The Greek Plant World in Myth, Art and Literature

The Greek Plant World in Myth, Art and Literature

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Draws on primary sources such as Homer, Herodotus, and Plato, and on many later works on botany, history, philology, and archaeology to explore how the ancient Greeks perceived and used plants. Considers the landscape, cults and myths, medicine and magic, dyes and textiles, food, and other uses. Highly illustrated, mostly in color. First published in German in 1982 and translated from the third edition. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Portland, Ore : Timber Press, c1993
ISBN: 0881922315
Branch Call Number: 398.368 BAU
Characteristics: 252 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 22 cm


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