Theologia mythologica  

From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia

Jump to: navigation, search

Related e

Google
Wikipedia
Wiktionary
Wiki Commons
Wikiquote
Wikisource
YouTube
Shop


Featured:
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Enlarge
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
See Mythical theology for the theological concept.

Theologia mythologica is a 1532 book by Georg Pictorius. It was one of the first treatises of Classical mythology in the German Renaissance. Pictorius interprets the Greek pantheon as allegory, e.g. Cybele as the Earth, her chariot wheels as symbolizing the rotation of the Earth.


editions

  • Theologia mythologica ex doctiss. uirorum promptuario, labore Pictorij Vill. in compendium congesta. : Videlicet De nominum deorum gentilium ratione. De imaginibus, aut formis, insignibusque eorundem et omnium imaginum explanationes allegoricæ, Antwerpen, Michiel Hillen (1532)
  • Theologia mythologica : videlicet de nominum deorum gentilium ratione, de imaginibus aut formis, insignibusque eorundem, et omnium imaginum explanationes allegoricae, Franeker, J. Horreus (1696).

Literature

  • Peter S. Hawkins, From Mythography to Myth-Making: Spenser and the Magna Mater Cybele, Sixteenth Century Journal, (1981).




Unless indicated otherwise, the text in this article is either based on Wikipedia article "Theologia mythologica" or another language Wikipedia page thereof used under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License; or on original research by Jahsonic and friends. See Art and Popular Culture's copyright notice.

Personal tools