Book ID: CBB386205404

Medusa nel Systema Naturae di Linneo: Aspetti della fortuna del mito greco (2020)

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Laurenza, Domenico (Author)
Poddighe, Elisabetta (Author)


Franco Angeli


Publication Date: 2020
Physical Details: 204 pp.
Language: Italian

Sullo sfondo del recente dibattito storiografico relativo al problematico rapporto tra testi e immagini in Linneo, il volume analizza l’origine, la funzione e il significato dei nomi mitologici greci utilizzati nel Systema Naturae per designare zoofiti (animali-piante) e litofiti (pietre-piante). Un aspetto rilevante e poco noto della fortuna del mito greco, ultimo capitolo di una visione antropocentrica della natura che, nel secolo successivo, Darwin e altri naturalisti hanno definitivamente messo in crisi. [Abstract translated by Google Translate: This is the abstract in English… On the background of the recent historiographical debate concerning the problematic relationship between texts and images in Linnaeus, the volume analyzes the origin, function and meaning of the Greek mythological names used in the "Systema Naturae" to designate zoophytes (animal-plants) and lithophytes (stone-plants). A relevant and little-known aspect of the fortune of the Greek myth, the last chapter of an anthropocentric vision of nature which, in the following century, Darwin and other naturalists definitively put in crisis.]

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Authors & Contributors
Michalopoulos, Andreas N.
Amigues, Suzanne
Ghiselin, Michael T.
Breidbach, Olaf
Anderson, Gemma
Gourmelen, Laurent
Journals
Anthropozoologica
MHNH (Revista Internacional de Investigación sobre Magia y Astrología Antiguas)
Annals of the History and Philosophy of Biology
Leonardo
Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies
Lychnos
Publishers
Oxford University Press
Boccard
Société Française de Systématique
University of California Press
University of Chicago Press
Olschki
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Mythology
Systematics (biology)
Natural history
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Linnaeus, Carolus
Ovid
Theophrastos of Eresos
Lull, Ramón
Kircher, Athanasius
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
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19th century
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