Classical Mythology

Author: Mark P. O. Morford
Editor: Oxford University Press (UK)
ISBN: 9780199997329
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Building on the bestselling tradition of previous editions, Classical Mythology, Tenth Edition, is the most comprehensive survey of classical mythology available - and the first full-color textbook of its kind. Featuring the authors' clear and extensive translations of original sources, it brings to life the myths and legends of Greece and Rome in a lucid and engaging style that incorporates a dynamic combination of poetic narratives and enlightening commentary to make the myths come alive for students. Offering historical and cultural background on the myths (including evidence from art and archaeology) they also provide ample interpretative material and examine the enduring survival of classical mythology and its influence in the fields of art, literature, music, dance, and film.

Classical Mythology 10th Edition

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Building on the best-selling tradition of previous editions, Classical Mythology, International Tenth Edition, is the most comprehensive survey of classical mythology available- and the first full color textbook of its kind. Featuring the authors' clear and extensive translations of original sources, it brings to life the myths and legends of Greece and Rome in a lucid and engaging style.

Instructor S Manual And Test Questions To Accompany Classical Mythology International Ninth Edition By Mark P O Morford Robert J Lenardon Michael Sham

Author: Michael Sham
ISBN: 9780199769339
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Classical Mythology In The Netherlands In The Age Of Renaissance And Baroque

Author: Carl Velde
Editor: Peeters Pub & Booksellers
ISBN: 9789042920521
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Mythology has played an important role in the age of Renaissance and Baroque. The classical myths have provided themes and subjects for the arts in their different expressions: painting, sculpture, literature, music, theatre, etc. Mythological figures and stories have often served as moralistic examples, in bono or in malo, and as allegorical points of reference, for example in education. This pluridisciplinary study of these phenomena throws light upon the intellectual climate of the period. English and French text.

Classical Myth

Author: Barry B. Powell
ISBN: 9781292021614
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For courses in Classical Mythology in Classics, English, or other departments. Comprehensive and scholarly, this well-designed and class-tested text presents Greek and Roman myths in a lively and easy-to-read manner. It features fresh translations, numerous illustrations (ancient and modern) of classical myths and legends, and commentary that emphasizes the anthropological, historical, religious, sociological, and economic contexts in which the myths were told. It also provides a cultural context so that students can see how mythology has influenced the world and how it continues to influence society today.

Biblical And Classical Myths

Author: Northrop Frye
Editor: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802086952
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Combines a 1981-82 series of twenty-four lectures by Canadian literary critic Northrop Frye and Canadian poet and classicist Jay Macpherson's "Four Ages: the Classical Myths" published in 1962.

A Handbook To The Reception Of Classical Mythology

Author: Vanda Zajko
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444339605
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This Handbook presents a collection of essays that explore a wide variety of aspects of Greek and Roman myths and their critical reception from antiquity to the present day. It reveals the importance of mythography to the survival, dissemination, and popularization of classical myth from the ancient world to the present day, and features chronologically organized essays that address different sets of myths that were important in each historical era, along with their thematic relevance. It offers a series of carefully selected in-depth readings, including both popular and less well-known examples.

Handbook Of Classical Mythology

Author: William F Hansen
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851096345
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An introduction to the mythological world of the Greeks and the Romans, combined with a chronology of myths and a dictionary of key characters, objects, and events. • A detailed timeline serves as a convenient "episode guide" chronicling events described in classical mythology • A comprehensive A–Z section offers a quick way to identify the gods, mortals, events, and objects that are key to specific myths

Classical Myth A Treasury Of Greek And Roman Legends Art And History

Author: Jane Bingham
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317474325
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The World of Mythology series introduces the myths of the world's greatest civilizations. The Classical world of ancient Greece and Rome has had an immeasurable impact on Western culture, but what inspired some of the greatest writers, philosophers, and architects of all time? Gods were not only worshipped, but consulted for both minor problems and victory in battle. The legends of mortals Heracles and Perseus were wrapped up in the lives of the immortals. Art and artifacts, as well as photographs of the landscapes immortalized in the tales, bring the world of Classical myth to life.

The Cambridge Companion To Greek Mythology

Author: Roger D. Woodard
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521845203
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Professor Roger Woodard brings together a group of the world's most authoritative scholars of classical myth to present a thorough treatment of all aspects of Greek mythology. Sixteen original articles guide the reader through all aspects of the ancient mythic tradition and its influence around the world and in later years. The articles examine the forms and uses of myth in Greek oral and written literature, from the epic poetry of 8th century BC to the mythographic catalogues of the early centuries AD. They examine the relationship between myth, art, religion and politics among the ancient Greeks and its reception and influence on later society from the Middle Ages to present day literature, feminism and cinema. This Companion volume's comprehensive coverage makes it ideal reading for students of Greek mythology and for anyone interested in the myths of the ancient Greeks and their impact on western tradition.