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Dictionary of classical mythology.

J. E. Zimmerman

Dictionary of classical mythology.

by J. E. Zimmerman

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


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Mythology by Edith Hamilton () Myths of the Ancient Greeks by Richard P. Martin () The Penguin Book of Classical Myths by Jenny March () The Gods of the Greeks by Károly Kerényi () The Heroes of the Greeks by Károly Kerényi () A Handbook of Greek Mythology by H. J. Rose () The Complete World of Greek Mythology by. Dictionary of Classical Mythology - Ebook written by Jennifer R. March. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Dictionary of Classical Mythology.5/5(5).

Click book cover image to view the Library of Congress bibliographic record for this work: Women of Classical Mythology: A Biographical Dictionary provides an alphabetical arrangement of names of both popular and obscure women of classical myth. Bell's dictionary is not intended for frequent use by scholars, but for interested students in need of a ready reference source. The Dictionary of Classical Mythology is a unique companion to the ancient Greek and Roman myths and legends. The story of every character, whether human or divine, major or minor, is retold in this book, detailing every version and variation.

Myth is a folklore genre consisting of narratives or stories that play a fundamental role in a society, such as foundational tales or origin main characters in myths are usually gods, demigods or supernatural humans. Stories of everyday human beings, although often of leaders of some type, are usually contained in legends, as opposed to myths. About The Dictionary of Classical Mythology. Over 2, entries with simple, complete explanations of classical myths, heroes, authors, works, place names and symbols. And a bibliography of recommended translations of Greek and Latin prose and poetry.


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"Dictionary of Classical Mythology" by J. Zimmerman gives a foundational background of the early ancient Gods & Goddesses; breaking it down into modern terms, and suggesting potential contemporary influences. There are just under 2, entries that are given pronunciation and definition.

Although abridged, one handy feature kept consistent /5(29). Since Plato first coined the term 'mythologia', mythology has come to hold greater significance and power as a crucial element of civilization as a whole.

Written by a leading scholar of ancient civilizations, A Dictionary of World Mythology presents the powerful gods of Greece, Rome, and Scandinavia, the more mystical deities of Buddhist and Hindu India, and the stern spirits of the Author: Arthur Cotterell.

This book is the definitive treatment of Greek and Roman mythology. First published in French init is a fully comprehensive and authoritative treatise on classical mythology.

Apart from its numerous separate entries, it includes a table of sources (including ancient writers), genealogical tables, and an index/5. Jenny March s acclaimed Dictionary of Classical Mythology, first published in but long out of print, has been extensively revised and expanded including a completely new set of beautiful line-drawing illustrations for this Oxbow edition.

It is a comprehensive A Z guide to Greek and Roman mythology. All major myths, legends and fables are here, including gods. The dictionary of classical mythology User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

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The outline accounts are backed by quotation from the original sources, which seek to bring the narrative to life and show how literary traditions shaped the development of classical mythology/5(14).Jenny March’s acclaimed Dictionary of Classical Mythology, first published in but long out of print, has been extensively revised and expanded including a completely new set of beautiful line-drawing illustrations for this Oxbow edition.

It is a comprehensive A – Z guide to Greek and Roman mythology. All major myths, legends and fables are here, including gods .