The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology: Based on H.J. Rose's Handbook of Greek Mythology

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Routledge, 2008 - Literary Criticism - 753 pages

This new edition is a completely rewritten and revised version of Rose's original, seminal, text. Adding a huge amount of new material, Robin Hard incorporates the results of the latest research into his authoritative accounts of all the gods and heroes.

The narrative framework of the book includes helpful signposting so that the book can be used as work of reference, and alongside the narrative chapters, it includes full documentation of the ancient sources, maps, and genealogical tables.

Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs and line drawings, it will remain the definitive account of ancient Greek mythology for generations to come.

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About the author (2008)

Robin L. Hard is formerly of University of Reading. He is primarily interested in ancient philosophy and mythology and has published translations of the Meditations, Library of Greek Mythology and The Discourses of Epictetus.

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