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.
Series: Onassis series in Hellenic culture
Other Editions: The Serpent Column : a cultural biography. [Print]
Online Access: Online available (Oxford Scholarship Online)