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By Stephen Trzaskoma, R. Scott Smith, Stephen Brunet

This quantity is designed as a spouse to the traditional undergraduate mythology textbooks or, whilst assigned along the significant Greek and Roman works, as a source-based substitute to these textbooks. as well as the total texts of the Homeric Hymns and Hesiod?’s Theogony, this assortment presents beneficiant decisions from over 50 texts composed among the Archaic Age and the fourth century a.d. old interpretation of fantasy is represented right here in choices from the allegorists Heraclitus, Cornutus and Fulgentius, the rationalists Palaephatus and Diodorus of Sicily, and the philosophers and historians Plato, Herodotus and Thucydides. Appendices deal with facts from inscriptions, papyri and Linear B capsules and comprise a thematic index, a mythological dictionary, and genealogies. A considerate advent helps scholars operating with the first assets and the opposite assets provided right here; an in depth observe to teachers bargains feedback on the best way to contain this ebook into their classes.

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Attacks on the female gender in Greek literature date back to Hesiod’s two versions of the Pandora story, both of which are included in this volume, as is Semonides’ poem on the different types of women. A contrasting example can be found in a fragment of Euripides in which Melanippe argues that the longstanding primacy of women should not be forgotten, especially in religious matters. Students will find support for this claim in the inscriptions in the appendices that document women’s religious activities.

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