Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of by Stephen M. Trzaskoma,R. Scott Smith PDF

By Stephen M. Trzaskoma,R. Scott Smith

by means of providing, for the 1st time in one version, whole English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae--the most crucial surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this quantity allows readers to match the two's types of an important Greek and Roman myths. A normal advent units the Library and Fabulae into the broader context of historical mythography; introductions to every textual content speak about in better element problems with authorship, objective, and effect. A normal index, an index of individuals and geographic destinations, and an index of authors and works mentioned by means of the mythographers also are included.

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