The Dictionary of Classical Mythology

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Bantam Books, 1971 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 320 pages
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"A knowledge of classical mythology is indispensable in understanding and appreciating much of the great literature, sculpture, and painting of both the ancients and the moderns. Unless we know the marvelous stories of the deities and heroes of the ancients, their great literature and art as much later work down to the present day will remain unintelligible. Through the centuries from Chaucer, Spencer, Shakespeare, and Milton on, not only the major writers but also hundreds of lesser writers have retold the old tales or used them as a point of departure for new interpretations in terms of contemporary problems and psychology."—From author's Introduction

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
91
Section 3
106
Section 4
108
Section 5
115
Section 6
144
Section 7
157
Section 8
227
Section 9
228
Section 10
246
Section 11
291
Section 12
292
Section 13
295
Section 14
299
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