By Apollodorus,Hyginus,Stephen M. Trzaskoma,R. Scott Smith

By providing, for the 1st time in one variation, entire English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae--the most crucial surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this quantity permits readers to check the two's models of an important Greek and Roman myths. A basic creation units the Library and Fabulae into the broader context of historic mythography; introductions to every textual content speak about in better aspect problems with authorship, goal, and effect. A normal index, an index of individuals and geographic destinations, and an index of authors and works brought up via the mythographers also are included.

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