For courses in Classical Mythology in Classics, English, or other departments.
Comprehensive and scholarly, this well-designed and class-tested text presents Greek and Roman myths in a lively and easy-to-read manner. It features fresh translations, numerous illustrations (ancient and modern) of classical myths and legends, and commentary that emphasizes the anthropological, historical, religious, sociological, and economic contexts in which the myths were told.
32 pages matching Prometheus in this book
Results 1-3 of 32
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: Classical MythUser Review - Sam - Goodreads
I used this book for a class, and while it gave all the information, I needed I didn't find it all that compelling to read. The author seems to know abundant information on both Greek civilization and the myths but it may be hard to read straight through. Read full review
Review: Classical MythUser Review - Catherine Woodman - Goodreads
I think that it is very hard to strike the right balance with a book that is summarizing the classic myths of Greece--this book has some great excerpts from the original sources (which were written ... Read full review
The Nature of Myth
THE STUDY OF MYTH
72 other sections not shown
All Things Chaucer: An Encyclopedia of Chaucer's World
Rogers, Shannon L.
No preview available - 2007