By Ken Dowden,Niall Livingstone
- 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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