The Mythology of Plants: Botanical Lore from Ancient Greece and Rome

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Product Details

Price
$28.75
Publisher
J. Paul Getty Museum
Publish Date
Pages
144
Dimensions
6.94 X 0.64 X 8.77 inches | 1.26 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781606063217
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About the Author

Annette Giesecke is professor of classics at the University of Delaware. She is the author of The Epic City: Urbanism, Utopia, and the Garden in Ancient Greece and Rome (Harvard University Press, 2007) as well as editor of and contributor to Earth Perfect? Nature, Utopia, and the Garden (Black Dog Publishing, 2012) and The Good Gardener? Nature, Humanity, and the Garden (Artifice Books on Architecture, 2014).

Reviews

"Annette Giesecke artfully reveals the legendary lust, blood, and vengeance behind . . . common greenery. . . . The Mythology of Plants as a whole will delight a variety of readers."--Foreword Revies