Reading Dionysus: Euripides' Bacchae & the Cultural Contestations of Greeks, Jews, Romans, & Christians
Studien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum No. 95
By: Courtney J. P. Friesen
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Courtney JP Friesen examines the shifting boundaries of ancient religions on the basis of reception of a popular tragedy, Euripides' Bacchae. This interdisciplinary study tracks appropriations of the drama and allusions to it between the fifth century BC. BC., And Byzantine times after, not only by "pagans", but also by Jews and Christians.
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