The Cambridge Companion to Greek Mythology
Edited by Roger D. Woodard
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Cambridge Companion to Greek Mythology by Roger D. Woodard
Book DescriptionProfessor Roger Woodard brings together a group of the world's most authoritative scholars of classical myth to present a thorough treatment of all aspects of Greek mythology. Sixteen original articles guide the reader through all aspects of the ancient mythic tradition and its influence around the world and in later years. The articles examine the forms and uses of myth in Greek oral and written literature, from the epic poetry of 8th century BC to the mythographic catalogues of the early centuries AD. They examine the relationship between myth, art, religion and politics among the ancient Greeks and its reception and influence on later society from the Middle Ages to present day literature, feminism and cinema. This Companion volume's comprehensive coverage makes it ideal reading for students of Greek mythology and for anyone interested in the myths of the ancient Greeks and their impact on western tradition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521845205
(228mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 12-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Roger D. Woodard
Roger Woodard is the Andrew V.V. Raymond Professor of the Classics and Professor of Linguistics at the University of Buffalo (The State University of New York). He has taught in the United States and Europe and is the author of a number of books in myth and ancient civilization, most recently Indo-European Sacred Space: Vedic and Roman Cult. Dr. Woodard is editor of The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages, which received a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title award in 2006.
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