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Author Giesecke, Annette Lucia, author
Title The mythology of plants : botanical lore from ancient Greece and Rome / Annette Giesecke
Imprint Los Angeles, CA : J. Paul Getty Museum, [2014]
book jacket
 Modern History Library  581 G455    AVAILABLE    30550100579737
Descript 144 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
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volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-143)
Ovid's Metamorphoses and the mythology of plants -- Gods in love -- Hubris and human excess -- Piety and devotion -- Mortals in love -- A guided walk through Ovid's garden
Subject Plants -- Mythology -- Greece
Plants -- Mythology -- Rome
Botany -- Greece -- Folklore
Botany -- Rome -- Folklore
Plants in literature
Mythology, Greek
Mythology, Roman
Alt Author Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. Metamorphoses. Selections. English
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