By Stephen M. Trzaskoma,R. Scott Smith

via supplying, for the 1st time in one variation, entire English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae--the most vital surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this quantity allows readers to check the two's models of crucial Greek and Roman myths. A common creation units the Library and Fabulae into the broader context of old mythography; introductions to every textual content talk about in higher element problems with authorship, objective, and effect. A basic index, an index of individuals and geographic destinations, and an index of authors and works brought up through the mythographers also are included.

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