A Companion to Greek Mythology (Blackwell Companions to the by Ken Dowden,Niall Livingstone

By Ken Dowden,Niall Livingstone

A significant other to Greek Mythology provides a sequence of essays that discover the phenomenon of Greek fantasy from its origins in shared Indo-European tale styles and the Greeks’ contacts with their japanese Mediterranean neighbours via its improvement as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman international.

  • Features essays from a prestigious overseas group of literary experts
  • Includes insurance of Greek myth’s intersection with historical past, philosophy and religion
  • Introduces readers to issues in mythology which are usually inaccessible to non-specialists
  • Addresses the Hellenistic and Roman sessions in addition to Archaic and Classical Greece

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