A Companion to Greek Mythology

by Ken Dowden
$75.95

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (UK)

Series: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World

Publication Date: December 27, 2013

ISBN: 9781118785164

Binding: Paperback

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A Companion to Greek Mythology presents a series of essays that explore the phenomenon of Greek myth from its origins in shared Indo-European story patterns and the Greeks? contacts with their Eastern Mediterranean neighbours through its development as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman world.
  • Features essays from a prestigious international team of literary experts
  • Includes coverage of Greek myth?s intersection with history, philosophy and religion
  • Introduces readers to topics in mythology that are often inaccessible to non-specialists
  • Addresses the Hellenistic and Roman periods as well as Archaic and Classical Greece