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By Ken Dowden,Niall Livingstone

A significant other to Greek Mythology provides a chain of essays that discover the phenomenon of Greek delusion from its origins in shared Indo-European tale styles and the Greeks’ contacts with their japanese Mediterranean neighbours via its improvement as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman international.

  • Features essays from a prestigious foreign crew of literary experts
  • Includes assurance of Greek myth’s intersection with historical past, philosophy and religion
  • Introduces readers to subject matters in mythology which are frequently inaccessible to non-specialists
  • Addresses the Hellenistic and Roman sessions in addition to Archaic and Classical Greece

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