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Greek Myths And Mesopotamia
     

Greek Myths And Mesopotamia

by Charles Penglase
 

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ISBN-10: 0415157064

ISBN-13: 9780415157063

Pub. Date: 02/27/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Mesopotamian influence on Greek mythology in literary works of the epic period is considerable - yet it is a largely unexplored field. In this book Charles Penglase investigates major Mesopotamian and Greek myths. His examination concentrates on journey myths. A major breakthrough is achieved in the recognition of the extent of Mesopotamian influence and in the

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The Mesopotamian influence on Greek mythology in literary works of the epic period is considerable - yet it is a largely unexplored field. In this book Charles Penglase investigates major Mesopotamian and Greek myths. His examination concentrates on journey myths. A major breakthrough is achieved in the recognition of the extent of Mesopotamian influence and in the understanding of the colourful myths involved.
The results are of significant interest, especially to scholars and students of ancient Greek and Near Eastern religion and mythology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415157063
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/27/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.66(d)

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