Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 May 2013

320 Pages | 18 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199731602

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Helen of Troy

Beauty, Myth, Devastation

Ruby Blondell

  • Engages with the numerous representations of Helen throughout the sum of ancient Greek literature
  • Considers literary sources and the archaeological record, which contains evidence of Helen's role as a cult figure
  • Offers a fresh examination of the paradoxes and ambiguities that Helen embodies