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ISBN-10: 0786720697

ISBN-13: 9780786720699

The publication leads the reader via those shiny tales, from the origins of the gods via to the homecomings of the Trojan heroes. all of the favourite narratives are right here, in addition to a few much less widespread characters and motifs. as well as the stories, the ebook explains key concerns bobbing up from the narratives, and discusses the myths and their wider relevance.

This long-overdue publication crystallises 3 key components of curiosity: the character of the stories; the tales themselves; and the way they've got and may be interpreted. For the 1st time, it brings jointly features of Greek mythology purely often to be had in disparate types - particularly kid's books and educational works. there'll be a lot right here that's fascinating, brilliant, and unusual in addition to wide-spread. specialists and non-experts, adults, scholars and schoolchildren alike will achieve leisure and perception from this attention-grabbing and critical volume.

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