Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology

Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology

By: Hyginus (author), Apollodorus (author), R. Scott Smith (translator), Stephen M. Trzaskoma (translator)Paperback

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By offering, for the first time in a single edition, complete English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae --the two most important surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this volume enables readers to compare the two's versions of the most important Greek and Roman myths. A General Introduction sets the Library and Fabulae into the wider context of ancient mythography; introductions to each text discuss in greater detail issues of authorship, aim, and influence. A general index, an index of people and geographic locations, and an index of authors and works cited by the mythographers are also included.

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Stephen M. Trzaskoma is Associate Professor of Classics, The University of New Hampshire. R. Scott Smith is Associate Professor of Classics, University of New Hampshire.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780872208209
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9780872208209
  • weight: 442
  • ISBN10: 0872208206

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