The Library of Greek Mythology

The Library of Greek Mythology

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This sourcebook provides a complete history of Greek myth, telling the story of each of the great families of heroic mythology, and the various adventures associated with the main heroes and heroines, from Jason and Perseus to Heracles and Helen of Troy. Robin Hard's accessible and fluent translation is supplemented by comprehensive notes, a map and full genealogical tables. The introduction gives a detailed account of the Library's sources and situates it within the fascinating narrative traditions of Greek mythology -- Book cover.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
ISBN: 9780199536320
Branch Call Number: 292.13 APOLLOD
Characteristics: xxxiv, 291 pages : map, genealogical tables ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hard, Robin

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Multcolib_Research May 23, 2013

(1st or 2nd century AD)
Possibly the first encyclopedic summary of Greek mythology, attributed to the ancient Greek author Apollodorus. It is our best single source for many myths, including Hercules' (Herakles) famous 12 labors.

flash2121 Jul 14, 2012

a book for early greek myths it so cool....


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