Classical mythology / Richard Martin.
Publication year: 2016
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press,
ISBN: 9780415715034 (pbk.) :
This is an engaging introduction which explores the latest thinking about Classical Mythology, the history of interpreting myths and the role of myths in cultural tradition, from painting to opera, philosophy, politics, drama, and religion in the modern day. It answers such questions as, what are ancient myths and who invented them; where do Gods come from; what makes a hero; how is Classical Myth used in the Modern World; and what approaches are there to the study of myth?
Series: The basics
193 pages : illustrations (black and white).
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