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Ambivalent goddesses in patriarchies : a comparative study of Hekate in ancient Greek and Roman religion, and Kali in contemporary Hinduism.
The objective of this dissertation is to demonstrate that the ancient Greek and Roman goddess Hekate, and the goddess Kali in contemporary Hinduism, as revealed in literature from the respective cultures, removed from each ...
Blessed or bloody? Antigone in Sylvain Bemba’s Noces Posthumes de Santigone.
(Association of French Studies in Southern Africa., 2010)
Dans sa pièce de théâtre Noces Posthumes de Santigone, l’écrivain congolais Sylvain Bemba a produit une adaptation africaine de la tragédie Antigone de Sophocle. Il se sert du mythe ancien pour illustrer la situation ...
The First Ethiopians: a critical perspective.
(University of KwaZulu-Natal., 2010)
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Simulacrum, paragon, holy man : fundamentalist perspectives in the writings of Flavius Philostratus.
Flavius Philostratus was a Greek author working in the early third century CE, attached to a circle of philosophers and thinkers under the patronage of the Roman Empress Julia Domna. It is he who coined the term that we ...
The sphragis of Heliodoros, genealogy in the Aithiopika, and Julian’s Hymn to King Helios.
(Departamento de Linguas e Culturas, Universidade de Aveiro., 2011)
This article analyses the final sentence of Heliodoros's Aithiopika as a sphragis- an autobiographical statement by the author. Heliodoros here stresses his descent from Helios, as one of characters in the romance, Persinna, ...