Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology (Hackett Classics)

Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology (Hackett Classics)

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By supplying, for the 1st time in one variation, whole English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae--the most vital surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this quantity allows readers to match the two's types of an important Greek and Roman myths. A common advent units the Library and Fabulae into the broader context of old mythography; introductions to every textual content talk about in larger aspect problems with authorship, target, and effect. A common index, an index of individuals and geographic destinations, and an index of authors and works mentioned by means of the mythographers also are included.

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