Featuring extensive, clear, and faithful translations of original sources, Classical Mythology, 7/e retells the myths and legends of Greece and Rome in a lucid and engaging style. Building on the best-selling tradition of previous editions, it incorporates a dynamic combination of poetic narratives and enlightening commentary to make classical myths come alive for students. The discussion covers comparative and interpretative approaches as well as evidence from art and archaeology. The authors also examine the enduring survival of classical mythology in the fields of art, literature, music, dance, and film. Classical Mythology, 7/e enables students to explore the fascinating nature of Greek and Roman gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines and to appreciate the most significant ancient sources of classical legends and myths. The seventh edition: * Offers more extensive translations of works by the ancient authors: Selections by Greek authors include all thirty-three Homeric Hymns; the important passages in Hesiod's Theogony and Works and Days; and excerpts from Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Herodotus, Plato, Lucian, Pindar, the Pre-Socratic philosophers, and the Lyric poets. Works by Latin authors including Ovid, Vergil, Statius, Manilius, and Seneca are also provided. * Adds sixty-six new illustrations--selected from both the ancient and the modern world--which appear throughout the text and are accompanied by substantial and informative captions; also adds three new maps * Incorporates for the first time text boxes that explore a variety of new topics and highlight interpretative approaches * Includes a selected bibliography for each chapter * Offers more explanatory material throughout, including a "Glossary of Mythological Words and Phrases in English" COMPANION WEBSITE: The companion website for Classical Mythology: http://www.classicalmythology.org includes chapter-by-chapter summaries, suggested activities, maps, and practice test questions. It will be revised to enhance the multifaceted subjects treated in the seventh edition of the text.
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2002. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Plates, Maps, and Figures Preface About the Authors PART ONE. THE MYTHS OF CREATION: THE GODS 1. Interpretation and Definition of Classical Mythology Appendix to Chapter I: Sources for Classical Mythology 2. Historical Background of Greek Mythology 3. Myths of Creation Additional Reading: Hesiod and the Muses (Theogony, I-II5) 4. Zeus' Rise to Power: The Creation of Mortals Additional Reading: Parallels in Myths of Greece and the Ancient Near East 5. The Twelve Olympians: Zeus, Hera, and Their Children 6. The Nature of the Gods 7. Poseidon, Sea Deities, Group Divinities, and Monsters 8. Athena 9. Aphrodite and Eros 10. Artemis Additional Reading: Selections from Euripides' Hippolytus 11. Apollo Additional Reading: The omeric Hymn to Pythian Apollo 12. Hermes 13. Dionysus, Pan, Echo, and Narcissus 14. Demeter and the Eleusinian Mysteries 15. Views of the Afterlife: The Realm of Hades 16. Orpheus and Orphism: Mystery Religions in Roman Times PART TWO. THE GREEK SAGAS: GREEK LOCAL LEGENDS 17. The Theban Saga 18. The Mycenaean Saga Additional Reading: Orestes and the Three Electras 19. The Trojan Saga and the Iliad 20. The Returns and the Odyssey 21. Perseus and the Legends of Argos 22. Heracles 23. Theseus and the Legends of Attica 24. Jason, Medea, and the Argonauts Additional Reading: Jason and Medea in Euripides 25. Myths of Local Heroes and Heroines PART THREE. THE NATURE OF ROMAN MYTHOLOGY 26. Roman Mythology and Saga PART FOUR. THE SURVIVAL OF CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY 27. Classical Mythology in Literature and Art 28. Classical Mythology in Music, Dance, and Film Select Bibliography Glossary of Mythological Words and Phrases in English The Greek Spelling of Names Indexes A. Index of Authors, Composers, and Titles B. Glossary/Index of Mythological and Historical Persons, Places and Subjects. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0195153448
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