The Representation of Monkeys in the Art and Thought of Mediterranean Cultures

A new perspective on ancient primates

£25.00
Author:
Cybelle Greenlaw
Publication Year:
2011
Language:
English
Paperback:
101pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN 10:
1407307479
ISBN:
9781407307473
BAR number:
S2192
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Description

BOOK DESCRIPTION
Inspired in part by the famous blue monkeys of Thera, in this original work, the author provides a survey of the diverse cultural attitudes toward monkeys through an examination of the iconographical, physical and textual evidence from several Mediterranean cultures.