The cattle of the sun :

by McInerney, Jeremy, Published by : Princeton University Press, (Princeton, N.J. :) Physical details: xvii, 340 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. ISBN:9780691140070 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0691140073 (hardcover : alk. paper). Year: 2010
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Includes selections translated from the Ancient Greek.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-334) and index.

Cattle habits -- The paradoxes of pastoralism -- Cattle systems in Bronze Age Greece -- Epic consumption -- Heroes and gods -- Gods, cattle, and space -- Sacred economics -- Cities and cattle business -- Sacred law -- Authority and value -- Conclusions.

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