A Companion to Greek Mythology (Blackwell Companions to the by Ken Dowden,Niall Livingstone

By Ken Dowden,Niall Livingstone

A better half to Greek Mythology offers a sequence of essays that discover the phenomenon of Greek delusion from its origins in shared Indo-European tale styles and the Greeks’ contacts with their jap Mediterranean neighbours via its improvement as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman international.

  • Features essays from a prestigious foreign staff of literary experts
  • Includes assurance of Greek myth’s intersection with historical past, philosophy and religion
  • Introduces readers to themes in mythology which are frequently inaccessible to non-specialists
  • Addresses the Hellenistic and Roman classes in addition to Archaic and Classical Greece

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