Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae : Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology Paperback
by Apollodorus, Hyginus
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 328 pages, maps, geneal. tables
- Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
- Publication Date: 01/10/2006
- Category: Literary studies: classical, early & medieval
- ISBN: 9780872208209