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Classical Mythology

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Building on the best-selling tradition of previous editions, Classical Mythology, Ninth Edition, is the most comprehensive survey of classical mythology available in one volume. Featuring the authors' extensive translations of original sources as well as their clear explanations andcommentary, the book brings to life the myths and legends of Greece and Rome in a lucid and engaging style. The text contains a wide variety of faithfully translated passages from Greek and Latin sources, including Homer, Hesiod, all the Homeric Hymns, Pindar, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,Herodotus, Plato, Lucian, Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid, and Seneca. In addition, it offers historical and cultural background on the myths, including evidence from art and archaeology, as well as ample interpretive material. Classical Mythology, Ninth Edition, is now full-color throughout, making the robust art program even more useful and attractive. The map program has also been revised and enhanced. Michael Sham, who wrote the study guide for past… (more)
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Classical Mythology‎ by Mark P. O. Morford

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rev. by J.W. Sims
  cheshire11 | Apr 7, 2021 |
A really good text. I now have a renewed interest on Greek Mythology and it's influences on the Western world. ( )
  evil_cyclist | Mar 16, 2020 |
from 1977
  rscucclibrary | Jan 24, 2018 |
I randomly searched my shelves for something to help me brush up on Orpheus and Euridice. Before I knew it, I'd brushed up on a whole lot more and learned some new things to boot.
  Frenzie | Feb 19, 2014 |
Retelling of some of the major classical myths in prose and poetry, illustratred with some black and white photos of works inspired by the stories.

Introductory section on the growth of myths, theogeny and cosmology, the pantheons and demigods & heroes.

Final section is an A-Z guide to key figures. ( )
  ruric | Dec 29, 2012 |
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Lenardon, Robert J.main authorall editionsconfirmed
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Building on the best-selling tradition of previous editions, Classical Mythology, Ninth Edition, is the most comprehensive survey of classical mythology available in one volume. Featuring the authors' extensive translations of original sources as well as their clear explanations andcommentary, the book brings to life the myths and legends of Greece and Rome in a lucid and engaging style. The text contains a wide variety of faithfully translated passages from Greek and Latin sources, including Homer, Hesiod, all the Homeric Hymns, Pindar, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,Herodotus, Plato, Lucian, Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid, and Seneca. In addition, it offers historical and cultural background on the myths, including evidence from art and archaeology, as well as ample interpretive material. Classical Mythology, Ninth Edition, is now full-color throughout, making the robust art program even more useful and attractive. The map program has also been revised and enhanced. Michael Sham, who wrote the study guide for past

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