Cassell's Dictionary of Classical Mythology

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Cassell, 2001 - Fiction - 831 pages
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An award winner by an expert on ancient Greek culture! Gods and goddesses, personalities and places, history and archeology: this fascinating and superbly authoritative work taps into the richest veins of the classical world--its mythology. It covers all the principal stories, characters (divine, human, and animal), sacred sites, and important events that shaped past civilizations...and our own. Extensive quotations from the original sources and over 100 illustrations enliven more than 400 articles.

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These two volumes of Greek and Roman mythology cover essentially the same material, though each contains some information the other does not. Dixon-Kennedys Encyclopedia is relatively easy to read ... Read full review

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Dr Jenny March lectures and publishes extensively on Greek tragedy, Homer, and classical mythology, and is attached to Corpus Christi College, Oxford; her lively enthusiasm for Classics has done much to promote support for the subject, both through publicity work for the Classical Association and as Editor of its journal CA News. Jenny March lives in Ropley, Hampshire.

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