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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 01 November 2015
  • ISBN : 0199782830
  • Page : 712 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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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"--

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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 Date : 2015-11
  • ISBN : 0199782830
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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

Classical Mythology
  • Author : William Hansen,William F. Hansen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 9780195300352
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Originally published: Handbook of classical mythology. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, c2004.

Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Helen Morales
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2007-08-23
  • ISBN : 9780191579332
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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? Why do they seem to be such a potent way of talking about our selves, our origins, and our desires? This imaginative and stimulating Very Short Introduction goes beyond a simple retelling of the stories to explore the rich history and diverse interpretations

The Complete World of Greek Mythology (The Complete Series)

The Complete World of Greek Mythology (The Complete Series)
  • Author : Richard Buxton
  • Publisher : Thames & Hudson
  • Release Date : 2004-06-28
  • ISBN : 9780500776407
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A full, authoritative, and wholly engaging account of these endlessly fascinating tales and of the ancient society in which they were created. Greek myths are among the most complex and influential stories ever told. From the first millennium BC until today, the myths have been repeated in an inexhaustible series of variations and reinterpretations. They can be found in the latest movies and television shows and in software for interactive computer games. This book combines a retelling of Greek myths

Handbook of Classical Mythology

Handbook of Classical Mythology
  • Author : William F Hansen
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2004-06-10
  • ISBN : 9781851096343
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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

The Uses of Greek Mythology

The Uses of Greek Mythology
  • Author : Ken Dowden
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-09-11
  • ISBN : 9781134926275
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In an innovative sequence of topics, Ken Dowden explores the uses Greeks made of myth and the uses to which we can put myth in recovering the richness of their culture. Most aspects of Greek life and history - including war, religion and sexuality - which are discernable through myth, as well as most modern approaches, are given a context in a book which is designed to be useful, accessible and stimulating.

Imaginary Greece

Imaginary Greece
  • Author : Richard Buxton,Richard G. A. Buxton
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1994-06-16
  • ISBN : 0521338654
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A study of Greek mythology in relation to its original contexts.

Women of Classical Mythology

Women of Classical Mythology
  • Author : Robert E. Bell
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1993
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106014549015
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Offers information on 2600 women from Greek and Roman mythology, including heroines, murderesses, lovers, female animals and monsters, hermaphrodites, and transsexuals

Classical Mythology in Context

Classical Mythology in Context
  • Author : Maurizio
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015-11-13
  • ISBN : 0190629835
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Classical Mythology A to Z

Classical Mythology A to Z
  • Author : Annette Giesecke
  • Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • ISBN : 9780762497133
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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

Structure and History in Greek Mythology and Ritual

Structure and History in Greek Mythology and Ritual
  • Author : Walter Burkert
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1982-11-08
  • ISBN : 0520047702
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Discusses the concept of myth, looks at the traditions of Greek ritual, and considers specific Greek myths

The Library of Greek Mythology

The Library of Greek Mythology
  • Author : Apollodorus
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1998
  • ISBN : 0192839241
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A new translation of an important text for Greek mythology used as a source book by classicists from antiquity to Robert Graves, The Library of Greek Mythology is a complete summary of early Greek myth, telling the story of each of the great families of heroic mythology, and the various adventures associated with the main heroes and heroines, from Jason and Perseus to Heracles and Helen of Troy. Using the ancient system of detailed histories of the great families, it

Women of Classical Mythology

Women of Classical Mythology
  • Author : Robert E. Bell
  • Publisher : Abc-Clio Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1991
  • ISBN : UOM:49015002844232
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Offers information on women from mythology, including heroines, murderesses, lovers, female animals and monsters, hermaphrodites, and transsexuals

100 Characters from Classical Mythology

100 Characters from Classical Mythology
  • Author : Malcolm Day
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 0733319203
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Mind-expanding and entertaining, this intriguing book charts 100 of the most important characters from Greco-Roman mythology, from the primordial deities to the great gods of Olympus and the shadowy inhabitants of Hades. Addressing universal themes such as love, jealousy, anger, ambition, deceit, and beauty, their stories are as relevant today as they were in ancient times.

A Companion to Greek Mythology

A Companion to Greek Mythology
  • Author : Ken Dowden,Niall Livingstone
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-01-28
  • ISBN : 9781118785164
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A Companion to Greek Mythology presents a series of essays that explore the phenomenon of Greek myth from its origins in shared Indo-European story patterns and the Greeks’ contacts with their Eastern Mediterranean neighbours through its development as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman world. Features essays from a prestigious international team of literary experts Includes coverage of Greek myth’s intersection with history, philosophy and religion Introduces readers to topics in mythology that are often inaccessible to