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

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

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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.

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