Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology

Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology

by Stephen M. Trzaskoma
     
 

ISBN-10: 0872208214

ISBN-13: 9780872208216

Pub. Date: 03/15/2007

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

By offering, for the first time in a single edition, complete English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae--the two most important surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this volume enables readers to compare the two's versions of the most important Greek and Roman myths. A General Introduction sets the Library and

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By offering, for the first time in a single edition, complete English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae--the two most important surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this volume enables readers to compare the two's versions of the most important Greek and Roman myths. A General Introduction sets the Library and Fabulae into the wider context of ancient mythography; introductions to each text discuss in greater detail issues of authorship, aim, and influence. A general index, an index of people and geographic locations, and an index of authors and works cited by the mythographers are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872208216
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/15/2007
Series:
Hackett Classics
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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