Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology

By: Apollodorus, Hyginus

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By offering, for the first time in a single edition, complete English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae--the two most important surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this volume enables readers to compare the two's versions of the most important Greek and Roman myths. A General Introduction sets the Library and Fabulae into the wider context of ancient mythography; introductions to each text discuss in greater detail issues of authorship, aim, and influence. A general index, an index of people and geographic locations, and an index of authors and works cited by the mythographers are also included.

Title:: Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology

Author:: Apollodorus, Hyginus

Categories: Mythology & Folklore,

Publisher: Hackett Pub Co Inc: March 2007

ISBN Number:: 0872208206

ISBN Number: 13: 9780872208209

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 172405