Myths of the Greeks and Romans

Author(s): Michael Grant

Ancient History

This work provides an analysis of the influence of the classic myth on the study and execution of artistic and scientific endeavours throughout the ages. It summarizes all the myths and legends of the lesser Gods and heroes, and traces their origins in historical fact or religious myth.


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The heroes of Homer; Zeus, Apollo, Demeter; Agamemnon and Prometheus; Oedipus and Antigone; Heracles and Dionysus; heroic searchers; the thousand faces of love.

General Fields

  • : 9780452011625
  • : Penguin Books
  • : Penguin Books
  • : August 1996
  • : 204mm X 135mm X 27mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael Grant
  • : Paperback
  • : 292.13
  • : 432
  • : 64pp b&w photographs, maps, bibliography, index