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By R. Scott Smith, Stephen M. Trzaskoma, Stephen Brunet

ISBN-10: 1603840680

ISBN-13: 9781603840682

Author note; Stephen Trzaskoma (Editor/Translator), R. Scott Smith (Editor/Translator), Stephen Brunet (Editor/Translator)
Publish 12 months note: First released November twenty second 2004

This quantity is designed as a better half to the traditional undergraduate mythology textbooks or, while assigned along the valuable Greek and Roman works, as a source-based substitute to these textbooks.

In addition to 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 fable is represented the following in decisions 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 proof from inscriptions, papyri and Linear B capsules and contain a thematic index, a mythological dictionary, and genealogies. A considerate advent helps scholars operating with the first resources and the opposite assets provided right here; an in depth word to teachers bargains feedback on the right way to comprise this e-book into their classes.

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240 Cleanthes 331–232 Palaephatus 4th or 3rd c. Theophrastus ca. 371–ca. ___________________________? ____________? _________ 100 1 We have included Latin authors under Roman period although the Roman period traditionally begins in 31 BC. G = wrote in Greek. L = wrote in Latin. Fulgentius 5th or 6th c. (L) Proclus 410–485 AD (G) Hyginus 4th or 5th c. (L) Sallustius 4th c. (G) Late Authors Aelian ca. 165–ca. 230 AD (G) Lucian ca. 120–ca. _________? _________? ___________? Longus 2nd c. (G) Pausanias 2nd c.

Alone of the gods Death does not love gifts; sacrifices and libations will do you no good at all. He has no altar; men do not sing him songs of praise. Of all the gods Persuasion stays away only from him. FROM PROMETHEUS FREED 193 Prometheus Describes His Punishment (fr. 193 Nauck) Aeschylus is credited with a trilogy about Prometheus’ theft of fire and his subsequent punishment. The Prometheus Bound, the only play of the trilogy surviving, ends with the 1 Because he lives in the underworld, where he presides as one of the judges of the dead.

__________________________________? ___________________________? _____________________________? __________________________? _________________________? _______________________________? ______________________? ________________________? ______________________________? _________________________ 525 lvi 300 Cornutus 1st AD (G) Conon late 1st c. BC–early 1st c. AD (G) Ovid 43 BC–17 AD (L) Diodorus of Sicily 1st c. (G) Horace 65–8 (L) Vergil 70–19 (L) Parthenius 1st c. (G) Lucretius ca. 94–ca. __________?

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