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    DescriptionEarly Greek Myth is a much-needed handbook for scholars and others interested in the literary and artistic sources of archaic Greek myths-and the only one of its kind available in English. Timothy Gantz traces the development of each myth in narrative form and summarizes the written and visual evidence in which the specific details of the story appear.


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    Title
    Early Greek Myth: v. 1
    Subtitle
    A Guide to Literary and Artistic Sources
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Timothy Gantz
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 584
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 771 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780801853609
    ISBN 10: 0801853605
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: JFHF, HRKP
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AHA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15400
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: SOC011000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    Abridged Dewey: 398
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MEDITR
    DC22: 292.13
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC classification: GR
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004190
    B&T Approval Code: A13283500
    DC20: 292.13
    BIC subject category V2: 2AHA
    Thema V1.0: JBGB, DSBB, DB, QRS
    Thema language qualifier V1.0: 2AHA
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    19 June 1996
    Publication City/Country
    Baltimore, MD
    Author Information
    Timothy Gantz is professor of classics at the University of Georgia.
    Review quote
    A compendium of narrative variants useful for anyone wanting seriously to analyze a Greek myth. Times Literary Supplement Nothing short of remarkable... This book will certainly become a staple of all classical libraries for years to come. Bryn Mawr Classical Review Its accessible format, straightforward readability, and economical price should put it where it belongs, on the shelf of anyone who teaches mythology, at whatever level. Classical Outlook
    Table of contents
    Contents:VOLUME 1 The Early Gods The Olympians Olympos, the Underworld, and Minor Divinities Prometheus and the First Men The Line of Deukalion Other Early Families The Royal House of Athens Minos and Krete Theseus' Later Exploits Perseus and Bellerophontes The Daughters of Thestios Iason and the Argo Herakles VOLUME 2 Thebes The Line of Tantalos The Trojan War The Return from Troy Other M