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By Ken Dowden,Niall Livingstone

A better half to Greek Mythology offers a chain of essays that discover the phenomenon of Greek fable 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 global.

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

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