Offering nine brilliant readings of the great myths of the world, from Beowulf to The Cid, this is the first collection to compare national heroes at a time when their cultures were emerging from barbarism into civilization, demonstrating how their reverberations have deeply affected the ideals of the nations from which they came.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - StarofSophia - LibraryThing
I got this book, thinking it was a collection of Medieval Mythology - and it is, but it is just a collection of excerpts. This would be a good book to introduce you to good titles in the genre, but you'll have to go find the actual text elsewhere. Read full review
Review: The Medieval MythsUser Review - Sophie Gale - Goodreads
Retelling of classic European stories that every educated person should know about: Beowulf, Berta Broadfoot, Song of Rolland, El Cid, Tannhauser, Cuchulain, and more. Read full review