The fourth edition of CLASSICAL MYTH continues to frame ancient Greek and Roman myths and legends within their anthropological, historical, religious, sociological, and economic contexts. This text also provides students with modern translations of ancient works, information on the influence of Near Eastern myth, and concise sidebar essays that demonstrate how specific myths were appropriated in later times. The fourth edition includes:
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Poodlerat - LibraryThing
An excellent introduction to the Greek and Roman myths, and the history behind them. Briefly covers Greek and Roman history, to allow the reader to put the myths into their proper historical and cultural contexts. Read full 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
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