Cook, Arthur B.
Zeus: a study in ancient religion (Band 1): Zeus god of the bright sky — Cambridge, 1914

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME I

CHAPTER I

ZEUS AS GOD OF THE BRIGHT SKY

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§ 1. Zeus and the Daylight . ..' . . . . 1—25

(a) Zeus the Sky......... 1

^ (b) The Transition from Sky to Sky-god ..... 9

(c) Zeus Amdrios . . ........ 14

(d) Zeus Pandmaros\ Panemeros, Panemerios . . . . 18

§ 2. Zeus and the Burning Sky...... 25—62

(a) Ait her as the abode of Zeus....... 25

(b) Zeus Aitherios, Zeus Aithrios ....... 26

(c) - Zeus identified with Aither (sometimes with Aer) in Philosophy

and Poetry . ........ 27

(d) Zeus as god of the Blue Sky in Hellenistic Art ... 33

i. The Blue Nimbus 34

ii. The Blue Globe........ 41

iii. The Blue Mantle . '....... 56

§ 3. Zeus Lykaios.......... 63—99

(a) Wolf-god or Light-god ? . . . . . . . . 63

(b) Peloponnesian coin-types of Zeus Lykaios .... 68

(c) Human sacrifice to Zeus Lykaios ...... 70

{d) The Precinct of Zeus Lykaios...... 81

(e) The Cult of Zeus Lykaios at Kyrene..... 89

(/) Zeus Lykaios on a Spartan (' Cyrenaic') kylix ... 92

(g) Zeus-like deities in wolf-skin garb...... 96

§ 4. Zeus and Olympos........100—117

(a) The Cult of Zeus on Mount Olympos..... 100

(b) Dionysiac traits in the Cult of Zeus on Mount Olympos . 104

(c) Development in the meaning of Olympos. Zeus Olympios . 113

§5. The Mountain-cults of Zeus......117—186

(a) Chronological Development of the Mountain-cults . . 117

'(b) The Mountain as the Throne of Zeus..... 124

(c) The Mountain as the Birth-place of Zeus .... 148

(d) The Mountain as the Marriage-place of Zeus . ... 154

(e) The Mountain as the Burial-place of Zeus . . . . 157
(/) Zeus as a Mountain-god superseded by Saint Elias . . 163
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