Classical Mythology

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  • Author : William Hansen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Pages : 393 pages
  • ISBN : 0195300351
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Classical Mythology A Very Short Introduction

Classical Mythology  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Helen Morales
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 23 August 2007
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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 interpretations of classical myths in both high art and popular culture.

Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology
  • Author : Mark P. O. Morford,Robert J. Lenardon,Michael Sham
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 21 October 2021
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Building on the best-selling tradition of previous editions, Classical Mythology, Ninth Edition, is the most comprehensive survey of classical mythology available in one volume. Featuring the authors' extensive translations of original sources as well as their clear explanations and commentary, the book brings to life the myths and legends of Greece and Rome in a lucid and engaging style. The text contains a wide variety of faithfully translated passages from Greek and Latin sources, including Homer, Hesiod, all the Homeric

Classical Mythology More

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  • Author : Marianthe Colakis,Mary Joan Masello
  • Publisher : Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
  • Release : 01 January 2007
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Designed as an introduction to classical mythology for middle and high-school students, presents retellings of favorite myths, sidebar summaries, and review exercises with the answers at the back of the book.

Dictionary of Classical Mythology

Dictionary of Classical Mythology
  • Author : Jennifer R. March
  • Publisher : Oxbow Books
  • Release : 31 May 2014
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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 here, including gods and goddesses, heroes and villains, dangerous women, legendary creatures and monsters. Characters such as Achilles and Odysseus have extensive entries, as do epic

Classical Mythology in Context

Classical Mythology in Context
  • Author : Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies Lisa Maurizio,Lisa Maurizio
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 01 November 2015
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"Written for the way instructors teach and students learn, Classical Mythology in Context provides a truly contextualized treatment of classical myth that combines ancient sources, comparative perspectives, and modern and theoretical interpretations"--

Classical Mythology A to Z

Classical Mythology A to Z
  • Author : Annette Giesecke
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 06 October 2020
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An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich, fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology. Classical Mythology A-to-Z is a comprehensive and engrossing guide to Greek and Roman mythology. Written by Annette Giesecke, PhD, Professor of Classics and Chair of Ancient Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Delaware, this brilliant reference offers clear explanations of every character and locale, and captures the essence of these timeless tales. From

Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology
  • Author : Mark P. O. Morford,Robert J. Lenardon
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 21 October 1999
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Classical Mythology, Sixth Edition, continues to build on its best-selling tradition of focusing on the literary tradition of Greek and Roman mythology through extensive translations of original mythological sources. Its coverage of comparative and interpretative approaches as well as evidencefrom art and archeology is expanded in this edition. Morford and Lenardon's insightful and accessible discussion of classical myths in their historical and cultural settings, as well as their survival in literature, art, music, and film, remains unparalleled: This comprehensive introduction

The Penguin Book of Classical Myths

The Penguin Book of Classical Myths
  • Author : Jennifer March
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 05 June 2008
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The figures and events of classical myths underpin our culture and the constellations named after them fill the night sky. Whether it’s the raging Minotaur trapped in the Cretan labyrinth or the twelve labours of Hercules, Aphrodite’s birth from the waves or Zeus visiting Danae as a shower of gold, the mythology of Greece and Rome is full of unforgettable stories. All the stories of the Greek tragedies – Oedipus, Medea, Antigone – are there; all the events of the

Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology
  • Author : Mark P. O. Morford,Robert J. Lenardon
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 21 October 2021
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Provides an introduction to classical myths placing the addressed topics within their historical context, discussion of archaeological evidence as support for mythical events, and how these themes have been portrayed in literature, art, music, and film.

Handbook of Classical Mythology

Handbook of Classical Mythology
  • Author : William F Hansen
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 10 June 2004
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An introduction to the mythological world of the Greeks and the Romans, combined with a chronology of myths and a dictionary of key characters, objects, and events. • A detailed timeline serves as a convenient "episode guide" chronicling events described in classical mythology • A comprehensive A–Z section offers a quick way to identify the gods, mortals, events, and objects that are key to specific myths

Who s Who in Classical Mythology

Who s Who in Classical Mythology
  • Author : Michael Grant,John Hazel
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 August 2004
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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, covering both Greek and Roman characters, providing detailed biographical information, together with historical and geographical background. In addition there are comprehensive genealogical trees of important mythological families

Classical Mythology in English Literature

Classical Mythology in English Literature
  • Author : Geoffrey Miles
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 September 2002
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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 three stories: * Orpheus, the great musician and his quest to free his wife Eurydice from death * Venus and Adonis, the love goddess and the beautiful youth she loved *

A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology

A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology
  • Author : Vanda Zajko,Helena Hoyle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 10 April 2017
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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 the present day Features chronologically organized essays that address different sets of myths that were important in each historical era, along with their thematic relevance Features