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Classical Myth

By Barry B. Powell

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| Paperback | 9780131962941

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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, n Continue

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.

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    Introduction to a mythical world

    This is usually used as a textbook for the introductory course to classical mythology. It gives great intro to the mythical stories that we often hear in literatures, music, and movies. The stories and their significance are very satisfying reads.

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Book Details

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  • English Books
  • Paperback 752 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 0131962949
  • ISBN-13: 9780131962941
  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
  • Publish date: 2006-05-17
  • Dimensions: 174 mm x 1,147 mm x 1,515 mm
  • Also available as: Hardcover
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