Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology


construction at the best-selling culture of prior versions, Classical Mythology, 9th version, is the main entire survey of classical mythology available--and the 1st full-color textbook of its kind. that includes the authors' transparent and huge translations of unique resources, it brings to existence the myths and legends of Greece and Rome in a lucid and interesting sort. The textual content encompasses a big variety of faithfully translated passages from Greek and Latin resources, together with Homer, Hesiod, the entire Homeric Hymns, Pindar, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Herodotus, Plato, Lucian, Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid, and Seneca.

Acclaimed authors Mark P.O. Morford and Robert J. Lenardon--joined by means of new coauthor Michael N. Sham--incorporate a dynamic mix of poetic narratives and enlightening remark to make the myths come alive for college kids. providing ancient and cultural history at the myths (including proof from artwork and archaeology) in addition they supply considerable interpretative fabric and think about the iconic survival of classical mythology and its impression within the fields of artwork, literature, tune, dance, and film.

NEW TO THIS EDITION:

* Stunning full-color paintings program: 174 images & illustrations (many new), 22 figures, and eight maps (3 new, five improved)--with lucid explanatory captions, now in complete colour throughout
* Enhanced pedagogy: New chapter-opening quotations; superior timelines, maps, and genealogies; increased and up to date pick out bibliographies; and well-liked internet icons within the margins that offer a extra seamless integration among the textual content and the significant other website
* New and up-to-date content: New fabric and discussions, together with an exam of the phases of improvement in feminist interpretation and an appendix delivering an research of Greek faith that covers the connection of mythology to faith, civic and secret religions, hero cults, clergymen and priestesses, and the ritual of sacrifice

SUPPLEMENTS:

Revised spouse site at www.classicalmythology.org delivering a wealth assets for either scholars and teachers, together with analyses and summaries of the myths coated within the textual content; representations of fantasy in paintings; info on comparative myths; interactive maps; audio glossaries; pupil actions; and PowerPoint-based lecture slides

Instructor's guide and try Bank in print or on CD, to be had to adopters

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