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Gods and mortals in classical mythology

Author: Michael Grant; John Hazel
Publisher: Springfield, MA : G. & C. Merriam Co., ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Greek and Roman myths and legends are an indispensable part of our cultural heritage -- drawn upon by painters adn writers through the centuries, told and retold all over the world. Together they add up to one of the greatest imaginative achievements in the history of civilization; and yet the narratives of the myths themselves, today, are often only half-remembered. This scholarly and comprehensive book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grant, Michael, 1914-2004.
Gods and mortals in classical mythology.
Springfield, Mass., G. & C. Merriam Co. [1973]
(OCoLC)644439166
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Grant; John Hazel
ISBN: 0877790876 9780877790877
OCLC Number: 609855
Notes: "A Merriam-Webster."
Description: 447 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, genealogical tables ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Michael Grant and John Hazel.

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"The Greek and Roman myths and legends are an indispensable part of our cultural heritage -- drawn upon by painters adn writers through the centuries, told and retold all over the world. Together they add up to one of the greatest imaginative achievements in the history of civilization; and yet the narratives of the myths themselves, today, are often only half-remembered. This scholarly and comprehensive book presents, in alphabetical order, clear and concise accounts of all the characters around whom the myths of Greece and Rome were woven." --from publisher's notes.

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