The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony

The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony

Roberto Calasso


providing the tales of Zeus and Europa, Theseus and Ariadne, the beginning of Athens and the autumn of Troy, in all their variations, Calasso additionally uncovers the far-off origins of secrets and techniques and tragedy, virginity, and rape. "A ideal paintings like no different. (Calasso) has re-created . . . the morning of our world."--Gore Vidal. 15 engravings.

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