Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-2 of 2 items

  • Keywords: Kybebe x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Mother of the Gods and Persian Sovereignty

Mark Munn

in The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter reviews the evidence for the Persian appropriation of symbols of Lydian sovereignty, beginning with earth and water. These elemental symbols of the basis of life prove to be part of the ... More


Persian Sovereignty and the Gods of the Athenians

Mark Munn

in The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter considers some of the tensions generated by the murder of Darius' heralds and the rejection by the Athenians of the Mother of the Gods. It traces the evidence for continuing changes in ... More


View: