Classical Mythology (11th Edition)

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book-author

Mark Morford, Robert J. Lenardon, Michael Sham

publisher

Oxford University Press; 11th edition

file-type

PDF

language

English

isbn10

190851643

isbn13

9780190851644


Book Description

This sale includes the chapter-wise Morford’s Classical Mythology 11th edition. Powerpoint presentations are also included (large ZIP file containing all) in the resources.

About the eBook

Building on the best-selling tradition of previous editions; Classical Mythology; 11th Edition; is the most comprehensive survey of classical mythology available — and the first full-colour textbook of its kind. Featuring the authors’ extensive and clear translations of original sources; it brings to life the legends and myths of Greece and Rome in an engaging and lucid style. The textbook contains a wide variety of faithfully translated passages from Latin and Greek sources; including Hesiod; Homer; all the Homeric Hymns; Pindar; Euripides; Aeschylus; Plato; Lucian; Herodotus; Sophocles; Ovid; Lucretius; Vergil; and Seneca.

Acclaimed authors Mark Robert J. Lenardon; Michael Sham and P.O. Morford incorporate a dynamic combination of poetic narratives and enlightening commentary to make the myths come alive for university students. Offering cultural and historical background; they also examine the enduring survival of classical mythology and its influence in the fields of literature; art; music; dance; and film.

 

Additional information

book-author

Mark Morford, Robert J. Lenardon, Michael Sham

publisher

Oxford University Press; 11th edition

file-type

PDF

language

English

isbn10

190851643

isbn13

9780190851644

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Cover
Classical Mythology
Dedication
Contents
Preface
Maps, Figures, and “Myth & Culture”
Closer Look Images and Audio Recordings
About the Authors
About the Companion Website
PART ONE: The Myths of Creation: The Gods
1: Interpretation and Definition of Classical Mythology
Appendix to Chapter 1: Sources for Classical Mythology
2: Historical Background of Greek Mythology
3: Myths of Creation
4: Zeus’ Rise to Power: The Creation of Mortals
Appendix to Chapter 4: Parallels in Myths of Greece and the Ancient Near East
5: The Twelve Olympians: Zeus, Hera, and Their Children
6: The Nature of the Gods and Greek Religion
7: Poseidon, Sea Deities, Group Divinities, and Monsters
8: Athena
9: Aphrodite and Eros
10: Artemis
Additional Reading: Euripides’ Hippolytus
11: Apollo
Additional Reading: The Homeric Hymn to Pythian Apollo
12: Hermes
13: Dionysus, Pan, Echo, and Narcissus
14: Demeter and the Eleusinian Mysteries
15: Views of the Afterlife: The Realm of Hades
16: Orpheus and Orphism: Mystery Religions in Roman Times
PART TWO: The Greek Sagas
17: The Theban Saga
18: The Mycenaean Saga
Additional Reading: Orestes and the Three Electras
19: The Trojan Saga and the Iliad
Appendix to Chapter 19: Meleager and the Calydonian Boar Hunt
20: The Returns and the Odyssey
21: Perseus and the Legends of Argos
Appendix: Bellerophon and the Chimera
22: Heracles
23: Theseus and the Legends of Attica
24: Jason, Medea, and the Argonauts
Additional Reading: Jason and Medea in Euripides
PART THREE The Nature of Roman Mythology
25: Greek Mythology in the Roman World
Additional Reading: Stories from Ovid’s Metamorphoses
26: Roman Mythology and Saga
Glossary of Mythological Words and Phrases in English
The Greek Spelling of Names
A. Index of Authors, Artists, Composers, and Titles
GLOSSARY/INDEX OF MYTHOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL PERSONS, PLACES, AND SUBJECTS

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