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A Companion to Greek Mythology

ISBN/ASIN: 140511178X,9781405111782 | 2011 | English | pdf | 672/647 pages | 10.1 Mb
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell | Author: Ken Dowden, Niall Livingstone

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 expertsIncludes coverage of Greek myth’s intersection with history, philosophy and religionIntroduces readers to topics in mythology that are often inaccessible to non-specialistsAddresses the Hellenistic and Roman periods as well as Archaic and Classical Greece

A Companion to Greek Mythology

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