Classical Mythology in Context
  • Author : Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies Lisa Maurizio
  • Release Date : 01 November 2015
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 712
  • ISBN 13 : 0199782830

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Book Description: "Written for the way instructors teach and students learn, Classical Mythology in Context provides a truly contextualized treatment of classical myth that combines ancient sources, comparative perspectives, and modern and theoretical interpretations"--

Classical Mythology in Context

Classical Mythology in Context

Author : Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies Lisa Maurizio,Lisa Maurizio
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Uncategorized
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"Written for the way instructors teach and students learn, Classical Mythology in Context provides a truly contextualized treatment of classical myth that combines ancient sources, comparative perspectives, and modern and theoretical interpretations"--...

Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology

Author : William Hansen,William F. Hansen
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Social Science
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Originally published: Handbook of classical mythology. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, c2004....

Classical Mythology  A Very Short Introduction

Classical Mythology A Very Short Introduction

Author : Helen Morales
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Genre : Social Science
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From Zeus and Europa, to Diana, Pan, and Prometheus, the myths of ancient Greece and Rome seem to exert a timeless power over us. But what do those myths represent, and why are they so enduringly fascinating? Why do they seem to be such a potent way of talking about ...

The Complete World of Greek Mythology  The Complete Series

The Complete World of Greek Mythology The Complete Series

Author : Richard Buxton
Publisher : Thames & Hudson
Genre : History
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A full, authoritative, and wholly engaging account of these endlessly fascinating tales and of the ancient society in which they were created. Greek myths are among the most complex and influential stories ever told. From the first millennium BC until today, the myths have been repeated in an inexhaustible series ...

Handbook of Classical Mythology

Handbook of Classical Mythology

Author : William F Hansen
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Genre : Literary Criticism
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An introduction to the mythological world of the Greeks and the Romans, combined with a chronology of myths and a dictionary of key characters, objects, and events. • A detailed timeline serves as a convenient "episode guide" chronicling events described in classical mythology • A comprehensive A–Z section offers a quick ...

The Uses of Greek Mythology

The Uses of Greek Mythology

Author : Ken Dowden
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : History
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In an innovative sequence of topics, Ken Dowden explores the uses Greeks made of myth and the uses to which we can put myth in recovering the richness of their culture. Most aspects of Greek life and history - including war, religion and sexuality - which are discernable through myth, ...

Myths and Tragedies in Their Ancient Greek Contexts

Myths and Tragedies in Their Ancient Greek Contexts

Author : Richard Buxton
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : History
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This work brings together Richard Buxton's studies of Greek mythology and Greek tragedy, focusing especially on the interrelationship between the two. Situating and contextualising topics and themes within the world of ancient Greece, he traces the intricate variations and retellings which they underwent in Greek antiquity....

Imaginary Greece

Imaginary Greece

Author : Richard Buxton,Richard G. A. Buxton
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : History
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A study of Greek mythology in relation to its original contexts....

Classical Mythology A to Z

Classical Mythology A to Z

Author : Annette Giesecke
Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
Genre : History
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An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich, fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology. Classical Mythology A-to-Z is a comprehensive and engrossing guide to Greek and Roman mythology. Written by Annette Giesecke, PhD, Professor of Classics and Chair of ...

Women of Classical Mythology

Women of Classical Mythology

Author : Robert E. Bell
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Offers information on 2600 women from Greek and Roman mythology, including heroines, murderesses, lovers, female animals and monsters, hermaphrodites, and transsexuals...

Classical Myth

Classical Myth

Author : Barry B. Powell
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Mythology, Classical
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Comprehensive and scholarly, this well-designed text presents Greek and Roman myths in a lively and easy-to-read manner. The material has been rearranged to make it easier to find and this edition has been streamlined....

The Library of Greek Mythology

The Library of Greek Mythology

Author : Apollodorus
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Fiction
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A new translation of an important text for Greek mythology used as a source book by classicists from antiquity to Robert Graves, The Library of Greek Mythology is a complete summary of early Greek myth, telling the story of each of the great families of heroic mythology, and the various ...

Women of Classical Mythology

Women of Classical Mythology

Author : Robert E. Bell
Publisher : Abc-Clio Incorporated
Genre : Social Science
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Offers information on women from mythology, including heroines, murderesses, lovers, female animals and monsters, hermaphrodites, and transsexuals...