- Paperback: 420 pages
- Publisher: Vintage; Reprint edition (February 8, 1994)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0679733485
- ISBN-13: 978-0679733485
- Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 1 x 8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 37 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #73,478 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony Paperback – February 8, 1994
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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Italian
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Presenting the stories of Zeus and Europa, Theseus and Ariadne, the birth of Athens and the fall of Troy, in all their variants, Calasso also uncovers the distant origins of secrets and tragedy, virginity, and rape. "A perfect work like no other. (Calasso) has re-created . . . the morning of our world."--Gore Vidal. 15 engravings.
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Whether a student of the classics, a lover of myth, a worshipper of the ancient gods, or just someone looking for a wonderfull read, you cannot go wrong with this one.