The gods of Olympus died with the advent of Christianity - or so we
have been taught to believe. But how are we to account for their
tremendous popularity during the Renaissance? This illustrated
book, now reprinted in a new, larger paperback format, offers the
general reader a multifaceted look at the far-reaching role played
by mythology in Renaissance intellectual and emotional life. After
a discussion of mythology in late antiquity and the Middle Ages,
Jean Seznec traces the fate of the gods from Botticelli and Raphael
to their function and appearance in Ronsard's verses and Ben
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