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Hybrid and Extraordinary Beings - Deviations from

by P.N. Soucacos, et al (eds.)

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Athens: Constantaras, 2017. Conference Proceedings. Bilingual (Greek-English) edition. Texts in parallel columns. Hard cover, 30 cm, 332 pp. ISBN: 978-960-608-016-6.

CONTENTS:

PART I - MYTHOLOGY:

  • Monstrous in Ancient Greece
  • Winged Hybrid Creatures of the Prehistoric Aegean: Animal – Man – Monster
  • Cretan Crossbreeds. Hybridity and Metamorphosis in the Myths of Europa and Pasiphae
  • The Multi-corporeality of Beings and Objects in the Mediterranean during the Orientalizing Period (7th c. BCE)
  • Disability and Deformity in Greek Vase Painting from the Late Geometric to the Late Classical Period
  • Twin Births in Ancient Greece. Myth, Medical Discourse and Iconography
  • The Beauty and the Beast: Aphrodite and Teratogenesis in Empedocles' Cosmogony
  • Teratogenesis and Monsters in Early Philosophy (from Empedocles to Aristoteles)
  • Teratology and Biology on the Edge of the World
  • The Cultural Itinerary of Acephalus: From Medieval Cartography to Post-Byzantine Iconography
  • Werewolves in Mythology, Literature and Medicine
  • Hybrids and Extraordinary Beings - Small Dictionary

PART II - MEDICINE:

  • Unraveling the Mysteries of Congenital Anomalies of the Upper and Lower Extremities. From Ancient Mythology to Modern Medicine
  • Biology of Toxic Teratogenicity
  • Cancer and Pregnancy: Dysplasias in the light of Medicine in the Modern World
  • Conceiving the Unconceivable
  • Disorders of Sex Development: Hybrids of Human Nature
  • Hermaphroditism in Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Cleft Lip and Palate: Traditions - Actual Status and Future Prospects
  • Congenital Malformations of the Eye: Embryology and Teratology Meet Mythology and Art

PART III - GENETICS:

  • A Scientific Look at the Bizarre. From the Gene to the "Alien Body"
  • Genetic syndromes from antiquity to today
  • Freak shows
  • Genetics and Ancient Greek Philosophers: From Myth to Science

PART IV - ART - SOCIOLOGY:

  • Aspects of Alterity: From Mythological Presentation to Cinema Representation
  • Disease in Visual Arts
  • Body Image and the Formation of the Psyche
  • The Scientific Approach of the "Hybrid Forms" in the 19th Century
  • Anthropomorphism as a Progenitor Theory of Criminology

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