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Dionysus, myth and cult.

Walter Friedrich Gustav Hermann Otto

Dionysus, myth and cult.

by Walter Friedrich Gustav Hermann Otto

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Dionysus (Greek deity),
    • Cults -- Greece

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated with an introd. by Robert B. Palmer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL820.B2 O813
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 243 p.
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5941227M
      LC Control Number65011792

        I. Myth and Cultus II. Dionysus 1. Preface 2. The Birthplace of the Cult of Dionysus 3. The Son of Zeus and Semele 4. The Myths of His Epiphany 5. The God Who Comes 6. The Symbol of the Mask 7. Pandemonium and Silence 8. The World Bewitched 9. The Somber Madness Modern Theories The Mad God The Vine Dionysus Revealed in Vegative /5(). Part I: Myth and cultus --Part II: Dionysus --The birthplace of cult of Dionysus --The son of Zeus and Semele --The myths of his epiphany --The god who comes --The symbol of the mask --Pandemonium and silence --The world bewitched --The somber madness --Modern theories --The mad god --The vine --Dionysus revealed in vegetative nature.

      Dionysus: Myth and Cult by Walter F. Otto, published in Sections Include: The Birthplace of the Cult of Dionysus, The Son of Zeus and Semele, The Myths of His Epiphany, The God Who Comes, The Symbol of the Mask, Pandemonium and Silence, The World Bewitched, The Somber Madness, The Mad God, The Vine, Dionysus Revealed in Vegetative Nature, Dionysus and the Element of Moisture, Dionysus. Buy the Paperback Book Dionysus: Myth And Cult by Walter F. Otto at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.

      Of Dionysus' four provinces, wine is the most dominant; it often spills over into the other three. Drunkenness can cause violence and dementia (Plato Leges 2. d, 6. d, μαινόμενος οἰ̑νος). Yet the ritual madness associated with Dionysus in myth and cult had nothing to do with alcohol or drugs.   Buy a cheap copy of Dionysos. Mythos und Kultus book by Walter F. Otto. This study of Dionysus is also a new theogony of Early Greece. —Publishers WeeklyAn original analysis of the spiritual significance of the Greek myth and Free shipping over $


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Water F. Otto's Dionysus: Myth and Cult is a difficult but extremely rewarding study not only of the god Dionysus but of myth and cult as well. The book is divided into two parts.

The first looks at the meaning of myth and cult and their relationship, the second attempts to arrive at the essential characteristic of by: In this classic study of the myth and cult of Dionysus, Walter F.

Otto recreates the theological world of ancient Greek religion. Otto's provocative starting point is to accept the immanent reality of the gods. To understand the cult of Dionysus, it is necessary to reimagine the original vision of the god/5.

Water F. Otto's Dionysus: Myth and Cult is a difficult but extremely rewarding study not only of the god Dionysus but of myth and cult as well. The book is divided into two parts. The first looks at the meaning of myth and cult and their relationship, the second attempts to arrive at the essential characteristic of Dionysus/5(16).

Dionysus: Myth and Cult Walter F. Otto, Robert B. Palmer (trans.) This study of Dionysus is also a new theogony of Early Greece.

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The Myth and Cult of the Forbidden. Author: James F. Cullinan. Publisher: ISBN: Category: Dionysus (Greek deity) Page: 98 View:   Dionysus: Myth and Cult – Book Review. 16 years ago. Dindrane. Books, Reviews. 4 min read. Dionysus may not have been one of the Olympians and is therefore often left out of basic books on Greek religion.

However, as Otto’s book proves, this does not in any case prove that Dionysus’ worship was not both vital and widespread. Forget. The second part of the book covers the historical development of both the Dionysus myth and cult.

Otto unravels several popular and scholarly misreadings of the Dionysus myth. You may want a Attic/Koine Greek lexicon and alphabet guide near you if you feel so inclined, but most untranslated words can be figured by context with few exceptions/5(16).

The Apollonian and Dionysian is a philosophical and literary concept and dichotomy / dialectic, based on Apollo and Dionysus in Greek mythology. Some Western philosophical and literary figures have invoked this dichotomy in critical and creative works, most notably Friedrich Nietzsche and later followers.

Paperback. This study of Dionysus. is also a new theogony of Early Greece. -Publishers WeeklyAn original analysis. of the spiritual significance of the Greek myth and cult of Dionysus.

ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from /5(). Dionysus, Myth and Cult. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Otto, Walter Friedrich,Dionysus, Myth and Cult.

Dionysus: Myth And Cult by Walter F. Otto; translated with an introduction by Robert B. Palmer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   I. Myth and Cultus II. Dionysus 1.

Preface 2. The Birthplace of the Cult of Dionysus 3. The Son of Zeus and Semele 4. The Myths of His Epiphany 5. The God Who Comes 6. The Symbol of the Mask 7. Pandemonium and Silence 8. The World Bewitched 9.

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The god of ecstasy and terror, of wildness and of the most blessed deliveranceNthe mad god whose appearance sends mankind into madness O In this classic study of the myth and cult of Dionysus, Walter F.

Otto recreates the theological world of ancient Greek religion. Otto's provocative starting point is to accept the immanent reality of the gods. The first section of the book is a short survey of the nature of myth and cultus, which talks a lot about the practices of some of the ancient Greeks, as well as a fair amount of information regarding the study of ancient Greek section was less about Dionysus or any other deities and more about theories and speculation regarding ancient Greek worship and the nature of religion.

Dionysus: Myth and Cult. Walter Friedrich Otto. Indiana University Press, - History- pages. 2Reviews. "This study of Dionysus is also a new theogony of Early Greece." --Publishers 5/5(2). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Otto, Walter Friedrich, Dionysus, myth and cult. Dallas, Tex.: Spring Publications, ( printing), © THE ONLY BOOK EVER PUBLISHED, GIVING THE COMPLETE MYTH & CULT OF DIONYSUS A BOOK THAT EXPLAINS HIS RELEVANCE AND MEANING TO US TODAY.

DIONYSUS, MYTH & CULT OF THE FORBIDDEN by James F. Cullinan, who writes: There is no god in the western pantheon more controversial than Dionysus!. Orphism (more rarely Orphicism; Ancient Greek: Ὀρφικά) is the name given to a set of religious beliefs and practices originating in the ancient Greek and Hellenistic world, as well as from the Thracians, associated with literature ascribed to the mythical poet Orpheus, who descended into the Greek underworld and returned.

Orphics revered Dionysus (who once descended into the Underworld.Presenting an analysis of the spiritual significance of ancient Greek religion, this book presents a study of the myth and cult of Dionysus.

It urges to understand the power of this vision not as a bloodless abstraction but as a force animating belief, to see the myth and art of Dionysus as a search to regain the power of the lost god.Dionysus: myth and cult / Walter F.

Otto ; translated with an introduction by Robert B. Palmer. Format Book Published Bloomington: Indiana University Press, [?] Description p.: ill. ; 20 cm. Notes Cover title. Includes bibliographical references and index. Subject headings Dionysus (Greek deity) Cults--Greece. ISBN.