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    DescriptionIn this new and substantially revised edition of H. J. Rose's classic survey and analysis of the evolution and tradition of Greek myth, Robin Hard adds various features which bring the work up-to-date with contemporary scholarship and address the needs of students. * a new preface analysing and contextualising H. J. Rose's attitude to myth * a new chapter devoted to the epic and other poetic sources of the myths, narrative prose mythography and the various forms of rationalisation * a new chapter examining the relationship between the different myths of Gods and heroes, with genealogical tables. Robin Hard shows how the myths of individual families and distinct locations hold together to form a coherent pseudo-historical pattern * extensively revises and simplifies notes * a new annotated bibliography. A Handbook of Greek Mythology presents a invaluable and user-friendly guide to the myths and legends of ancient Greece - their genesis, sources, development and significance.


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    Title
    A Handbook of Greek Mythology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Herbert Jennings Rose
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 376
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Weight: 504 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415046015
    ISBN 10: 0415046017
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    BIC E4L: CUS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.7
    BIC subject category V2: JFHF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: RL
    Libri: I-RL
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 292.13
    DC21: 292.13
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BL781.R65
    Edition
    6, Revised
    Edition statement
    6th Revised edition
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 November 1991
    Publication City/Country
    London