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Published: 05 August 2020

384 Pages | 19 black-and-white illustrations

216x138mm

ISBN: 9780199685929


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Menelaus in the Archaic Period

Not Quite the Best of the Achaeans

Anna R. Stelow

  • Presents the first book-length study devoted to Menelaus, making a vital contribution to scholarship on an important figure in Greek mythology
  • Draws on a range of literary, visual, and archaeological evidence, establishing a methodology for a cross-disciplinary study of Greek mythological heroes
  • Advances our understanding of ancient Greek hero cult through detailed analysis of the archaeology of the cult of Menelaus and Helen at Sparta