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The figure of Hades/Plouton in Greek beliefs of the archaic and classical periods

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The main aim of this work is the presentation, characterisation and review of the image of the Greek underworld deity, Hades/Plouton in Greek beliefs of the Archaic and Classical periods, on the basis of comparison of the preserved literary and epigraphic testimonies with the remains of material culture, and the reconstruction of the most coherent possible image of the god, claimed by scholars to be of little importance to Greek beliefs and to have no cult. The present dissertation liberates ...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
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Arnold Scholarship, Faculty of History, University of Oxford More from this funder
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2017-06-03

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