Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.
Contents List of maps List of illustrations and credits Series foreword Preface Chronological table Map of Greece and its regions Introducing Zeus The impact of Zeus The evidence for Zeus Explaining Zeus Summing up: first impressions of Zeus Part 1: Key Themes 1 ENVISAGING ZEUS 2 ZEUS'S RELATIONSHIPS WITH GODS AND MORTALS Zeus in the Bronze Age: wife and son Father, brother, husband Zeus born and dying Titanomachy, Typhon, Gigantomachy The sexual activity of Zeus 3 ZEUS FROM WEATHER TO FATE Weather, lightning The mountain Control of time and events 4 ZEUS AND THE ORDER OF SOCIETY Athens Zeus central Kings and the justice of Zeus Historical kings The needs of outsiders: stranger, suppliant & oath Zeus in the home: praying, drinking and swearing 5 THINKING ABOUT ZEUS The vision of Homer, and the archaic poets The Presocratic thinkers The tragic stage Zeus in Plato and Aristotle Some Hellenistic poets Stoics and others: allegory and euhemerism Syncretism Greek Thought about Roman Jupiter Part 2: Zeus afterwards Phases of History Christianity terminates Zeus? Jupiter in Western Europe 5-12 12s, 13s: renaissance before the Renaissance Zeus and the Renaissance Twilight of the Gods Abbreviations Reference Bibliography Further Reading Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Zeus (Greek deity).