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Classical Mythology

  • For thousands of years the myths of Ancient Greece and Rome have fascinated people and inspired great writers, thinkers, artists and culture. This book explains myths and retells them in this comprehensive and useful tales, myths and characters in over 1000 cross-references.

    Publisher : Waverley Books
    published : 2015
  • This volume provides an introduction to the mythological world of the Greeks and Romans, combined with a chronology of myths and a dictionary of key characters, objects and events.

    Publisher : ABC-CLIO
    published : 2004
  • The Mahapuranas embody the received tradition of Hindu mythology. This anthology contains fresh translations of these myths, only a few of which have ever been available in English before, thus providing a rich new portion of Hindu mythology. The book is organized into six chapters. "Origins" contains myths relating to creation, time, and space....

    Publisher : Temple University Press
    published : 2012
  • This is an engaging introduction which explores the latest thinking about Classical mythology, the history of interpreting myths and the role of myths in cultural tradition, from painting to opera, philosophy, politics, drama, and religion in the modern day. It answers such questions as what are ancient myths and who invented them where do...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2016
  • Romance, betrayal, passion, tragedy, violence, and scandal. No, it's not the latest reality TV search for love--it's classical mythology. For years, people have turned to the ancient Greek and Roman myths for entertaining reading, unbelievable storylines, unique characters, and unparalleled drama. This guide explains the great stories and how they...

    Publisher : Adams Media
    published : 2010
  • Jenny March’s acclaimed Dictionary of Classical Mythology, first published in 1998 but long out of print, has been extensively revised and expanded including a completely new set of beautiful line-drawing illustrations for this Oxbow edition. It is a comprehensive A - Z guide to Greek and Roman mythology. All major myths, legends and fables are...

    Publisher : Oxbow Books
    published : 2014
  • From Zeus and Europa, to Diana, Pan, and Prometheus, the myths of ancient Greece and Rome seem to exert a timeless power over us. But what do those myths represent, and why are they so enduringly fascinating? This imaginative and stimulating Very Short Introduction goes beyond a simple retelling of the stories to explore the rich history and diverse...

    Publisher : OUP Oxford
    published : 2007
  • Classical Mythology in English Literature brings together a range of English versions of three classical myths. It allows students to explore the ways in which they have been reinterpreted and reinvented by writers throughout history. Beginning with a concise introduction to the principle Greco-Roman gods and heroes, the anthology then focuses on...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2002
  • Who's Who in Classical Mythology is the most complete and detailed reference book of its kind. It offers scholarly, yet accessible accounts of those mythological tales surrounding such gods as Apollo, Zeus, Athena and Dionysus, and mortals such as Achilles, Odysseus, Jason, Aeneas, Romulus and Remus and Tarquin. It contains over 1200 extensive entries,...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2004
  • A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology presents a collection of essays that explore a wide variety of aspects of Greek and Roman myths and their critical reception from antiquity to the present day. Reveals the importance of mythography to the survival, dissemination, and popularization of classical myth from the ancient world to...

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 2017
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