Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: two handbooks of Greek mythology
By offering, for the first time in a single edition, complete English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae -- the two most important surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography -- this volume enables readers to compare the two's versions of the most important Greek and Roman myths. A General Introduction sets the Library and Fabulae into the wider context of ancient mythography; introductions to each text discuss in greater detail issues of authorship, aim, and influence. A general index, an index of people and geographic locations, and an index of authors and works cited by the mythographers are also included.
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Introduction to Apollodorus Bibliotheke Library
Introduction to Hyginus Fabulae Myths
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Achilles Adrastos Agamemnon Agenor Aigeus Alcmaion Amphitryon Antiope Apollo Apollodorus Argonauts Argos asked Athamas Athens Atlas Atreus became Bibliotheke boar brother brought bull called Centaurs chariot Colchis Creon Crete Danaos Danaus daughter death Deianira Deucalion Diana died Diomedes Epitome Eteocles Eurystheus Eurytion exile Fabulae father fell in love gave birth Genealogies gods Greek Hades Helen Hera Heracles Hercules Hermes Hesiod horse Hyginus Idas island Jason Juno Jupiter killed king kingdom land later Latin Lycus Lynceus manuscripts married Medea Menelaos Merope Minerva Minos mother Mount Mycenae myth mythographic Neptune nymph Oceanos Odysseus Oedipus Oeneus Oineus oracle Orestes Pandion Peleus Pelias Peloponnesos Pelops Perseus Phrixus Polynices Poseidon Priam Prometheus promised river sacrifice sailed sent serpent ships slept sons stories suitors Thebes Theseus threw thunderbolt Thyestes told took translation Trojan Troy turned Tydeus Tyndareos Ulysses Wagner wanted wife Zeus