Cassell Dictionary of Classical Mythology

Cassell Dictionary of Classical Mythology

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This fascinating and superbly authoritative work explores one of the richest veins of world mythology, providing unique insights into the classical world and its enormous impact on successive civilisations. The dictionary covers all of the principal myths, personalities, places, animals, monsters, heavenly bodies and events of classical mythology. The outline accounts are backed by extensive quotation from the original sources, which help bring the narrative to life and show how literary traditions shaped the development of classical mythology. Bibliographies are included throughout.

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  • Paperback | 832 pages
  • 133.1 x 199.1 x 51.1mm | 648.65g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Cassell Reference
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • illustrations, bibliog
  • 030435788X
  • 9780304357888

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About Jennifer R. March

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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