Encyclopedia of Greco-Roman Mythology

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ABC-CLIO, Jan 1, 1998 - History - 370 pages
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ABC-CLIO's Encyclopedia of Greco-Roman Mythology gathers the essential myths of legends of Greek and Roman culture together in a single authoritative volume. In addition to Greco-Roman myths, readers will find characters and events from related traditions - Greco-Egyptian, Romano-Celtic, and more - as well as astronomical information that allows users to link the myths and legends to the celestial objects named for them. The more than 1,400 entries in this easy-to-use guide are arranged in A-to-Z format with cross-references and a detailed bibliography. Students of classical Greek and Roman culture, librarians, and general readers will find this volume an indispensable guide to understanding the central role these myths and legends played in the formation of Western civilization and popular culture.
  

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Encyclopedia of GrecoRoman Mythology
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Bibliography
331
Chronologies for Ancient Greece and Rome
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