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...
|Main Author:||Stephenson, Paul.|
New York, NY :
Oxford University Press,
xxii, 275 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Onassis series in Hellenic culture