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The dictionary of classical mythology

Author: Pierre Grimal
Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York, NY : Blackwell, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st unabridged pbk. edView all editions and formats
Identifies gods, goddesses, naiads, dryads, nymphs, fauns, satyrs, centaurs, and heroes, as well as legendary places, such as Olympus.

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Grimal
ISBN: 0631201025 9780631201021 0631132090 9780631132097
OCLC Number: 35447531
Notes: Originally published: 1985, ©1986.
Description: 603 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements. Translator's Preface. Maps. The Dictionary of Classical Mythology. References. Table of Sources. Genealogical Tables. Index.
Other Titles: Dictionnaire de la mythologie grecque et romaine.
Responsibility: Pierre Grimal ; translated by A.R Maxwell-Hyslop.


This dictionary of classical mythology distills into brief form a single-source dictionary of Ancient Greek and Roman myths and legends. This concise version covers virtually all major characters,  Read more...


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