Mortals and Immortals

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Author  Jean-Pierre Vernant
Publisher  Princeton University Press
Publication Date   April 1, 1991
ISBN  0691019312
Pages  314

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Jean-Pierre Vernant has profoundly transformed our perceptions of ancient Greece. Published in 1991, this collection of nineteen essays probes deeply into themes of enduring interest--death, the body, the soul, the individual, and relations between mortals and immortals; the mask, the mirror, the image, and the imagination; the self and the other, and, more broadly, the concept of otherness itself, or "alterity."

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