The Serpent Column : a cultural biography

"The Serpent Column, a bronze sculpture that has stood in Delphi and Constantinople, today Istanbul, is a Greek representation of the Near Eastern primordial combat myth: it is Typhon, a dragon defeated by Zeus, and also Python slain by Apollo. The column was created after the Battle of Plataia...

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Main Author: Stephenson, Paul.
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Physical Description: xxii, 275 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Series: Onassis series in Hellenic culture
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Contents/pieces: 2 records
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E 7475 g