Myths of the Greeks and Romans
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Myths of the Greeks and Romans

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This work provides an analysis of the influence of the classic myth on the study and execution of artistic and scientific endeavours throughout the ages. The book summarizes all the myths and legends of the lesser Gods and heroes, and traces their origins in historical fact or religious myth. It also shows how myths have continued to evolve throughout the ages.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 27.94mm | 430.91g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PLUME
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 64pp b&w photographs, maps, bibliography, index
  • 0452011620
  • 9780452011625
  • 299,428

Table of contents

The heroes of Homer; Zeus, Apollo, Demeter; Agamemnon and Prometheus; Oedipus and Antigone; Heracles and Dionysus; heroic searchers; the thousand faces of love.show more