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A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology – eBook

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  • Authors:  Vanda Zajko, Helena Hoyle
  • File Size: 4 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 460 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition
  • Publication Date: March 16, 2017
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B06XQPZMHL
  • ISBN-10: 1119112486, 1444339605
  • ISBN-13: 9781119112488, 9781444339604

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A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology (PDF) provides a collection of essays that check out a variety of elements of Roman and Greek misconceptions and their crucial reception from antiquity to the present day.

  • Offers a series of thoroughly picked in-depth readings, consisting of both popular and less well-recognized examples
  • Reveals the significance of mythography to the survival, dissemination, and popularization of classical misconception from the ancient world to the present day
  • Features chronologically arranged essays that deal with various sets of misconceptions that was necessary in each historic age, in addition to their thematic importance

Few literary customs have actually left a higher imprint on our modern-day world than the abundant body of misconceptions gave through the ages from the ancient Romans and Greeks. The ebook, A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology provides a collection of essays that check out all elements of the characters and characterizations of Greek and Roman mythology and their crucial reception from antiquity to the present day. Featuring contributions from leading worldwide Classical professionals and scholars from cognate fields, readings expose how ancient misconceptions have actually been continuously analyzed, reinterpreted, and improved gradually. Initial essays provide a sequential expedition of mythography from Greek to modern-day times, in addition to ingenious subjects such as anthologies of misconceptions for kids and modern mythography, including a conversation of the graphic unique and fan-fiction. Subsequent areas cover a wide variety of methods and styles, along with the pantheon of renowned figures and books from antiquity and beyond. Written with remarkable scholarship, A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology uses a vital resource to the progressing reception of Greco-Roman mythology throughout history, while exposing its long-lasting impacts on Western literary and cultural customs.

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