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Riassunto: A fascinating study of the world’s great myths and their impact on the creative arts through the ages, this insightful and absorbing book demonstrates the dynamic effect that ancient mythology has had on the creative efforts of succeeding centuries. Distinguished historian and classical scholar Michael Grant summarizes all the myths as well as the legends of the lesser gods and heroes, and traces their origins in historical fact or religious myth. He then shows how myths have continued to evolve throughout the ages. The author’s brilliant investigations lead from Pericles to Picasso, Homer to Freud, Apuleius to Grimm—and prove that mythological themes have been continuously restated in art, science, and folklore, up to the present day.
Lively and fascinating, this in-depth study is complemented by maps, genealogical tables, and 64 pages of photographs. Included, too, are an appendix on additional myths, chapter notes, and an updated bibliography and index.
“The special value of the book lies in [its] studies of the earlier and later history of the myths . . . . The study of origins takes Mr. Grant into many different fields, including archaeology and psychology as well as classical philology. He is well read and sure footed in all of them.”—London Times Literary Supplement
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Descrizione libro Signet, 1964. Condizione libro: Good. First Mass Market Paperback. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP88250463
Descrizione libro New American Library, 1964. Mass Market Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. First Mass Market Paperback. Buy with confidence from "Your neighborhood book store, online (tm) - Since 1997 delivering quality books to our neighbors, all around the world!. Codice libro della libreria 047082
Descrizione libro Signet, 1964. Mass Market Paperback. Condizione libro: Used: Very Good. Fast service! Please note that many once-plentiful vintage titles are becoming unavailable. Why? Because there are no more! Free, automatic 1st class upgrade for books under 16 ounces. Free Delivery confirmation. 14 years of Web selling. Satisfaction guaranteed. Codice libro della libreria 1601180047
Descrizione libro . Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Codice libro della libreria GOR005383920
Descrizione libro Signet, 1964. Mass Market Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0451618521