Construction at the best-selling culture of past variants, Classical Mythology, 9th variation, is the main complete survey of classical mythology available--and the 1st full-color textbook of its kind. that includes the authors' transparent and huge translations of unique assets, it brings to lifestyles the myths and legends of Greece and Rome in a lucid and fascinating variety. The textual content features a wide array of faithfully translated passages from Greek and Latin resources, together with Homer, Hesiod, the entire Homeric Hymns, Pindar, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Herodotus, Plato, Lucian, Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid, and Seneca.
Acclaimed authors Mark P.O. Morford and Robert J. Lenardon--joined by means of new coauthor Michael N. Sham--incorporate a dynamic blend of poetic narratives and enlightening observation to make the myths come alive for college kids. providing historic and cultural historical past at the myths (including proof from artwork and archaeology) in addition they supply abundant interpretative fabric and look at the long-lasting survival of classical mythology and its impact within the fields of artwork, literature, tune, dance, and film.
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* Stunning full-color artwork program: 174 images & illustrations (many new), 22 figures, and eight maps (3 new, five improved)--with lucid explanatory captions, now in complete colour throughout
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Revised better half site at www.classicalmythology.org delivering a wealth assets for either scholars and teachers, together with analyses and summaries of the myths coated within the textual content; representations of fantasy in artwork; info on comparative myths; interactive maps; audio glossaries; pupil actions; and PowerPoint-based lecture slides
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Walker, Steven. Jung and the Jungians (Theories of Myth). ny: Routledge, 2001. Woolger, Jennifer Barker, and Woolger, Roger J. The Goddess inside of: A consultant to the everlasting Myths That form Women's Lives. long island: Fawcett Columbine, 1987. The ma- I N T E R P R E T A T I O N AND D E F I N I T I O N OF C L A S S I C A L MYTHOLOGY 33 jor goddesses regarded as kinds, with a bibliography of novels and performs and a listing of flicks (on video), deciding on characters that include those kinds. F E M I N I S M , H O M O S E X U A L I T Y , AND G E N D E R Bacchilega, Cristina. Gender and Narrative ideas. collage Park: collage of Pennsylvania Press, 1997. The illustration of ladies in 4 vintage fairytales and postmodern revisions in literature and movie. Clark, G. ladies within the historical international. Greece and Rome Surveys 21. long island: Oxford collage Press, 1989. Fantham, E. "Women in Antiquity: A Selective (and Subjective) Survey. " Échos du Monde Classique 30 (1986), pp. 1-24. . girls within the Classical global: picture and textual content. ny: Oxford college Press, 1994. Foley, H. P. , ed. Reflections of girls in Antiquity. ny: Gordon & Breach, 1981. First released in Women's reports eight, 1-2 (1981). Fone, Byrne. Homophobia: A historical past. long island: Metropolitan Books (Henry Holt), 2000. an immense examine, the 1st a part of which bargains with the traditional international. Halperin, David M. 100 Years of Homosexuality, and different Essays on Greek Love. manhattan: Routledge, 1989. Argues that sleek attitudes towards homosexuality are insufficient for an figuring out of sexual mores within the historical international. Hawley, Richard, and Levick, Barbara, eds. girls in Antiquity: New tests. big apple: Routledge, 1995. comprises dialogue of women's roles in non secular ritual and mythology. Lefkowitz, Mary R. girls in Greek delusion. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins college Press, 1986. Pomeroy, Sarah B. Goddesses, Whores, other halves, and Slaves. long island: Schocken, 1975. See particularly Chapters 2 and six. Sargent, B. Homosexuality in Greek fantasy. London: Athlone Press, 1987. Rabinowitz, Nancy Sorkin, and Richlin, Amy, eds. Feminist idea and the Classics. manhattan: Routledge, 1993. a set of essays, a few of which come with techniques to mythology. Thornton, Bruce S. Eros: the parable of old Greek Sexuality. Boulder: Westview Press, 1997. An insightful exploration of the destructiveness of Eros in Greek imagery and metaphor and the hyperlinks among historical and present-day attitudes and matters approximately intercourse, love, and family members. Williams, Craig A. Roman Homosexuality: Ideologies of Masculinity in Classical Antiquity. big apple: Oxford collage Press, 1999. Winkler, John J. Constraints of wish: The Anthropology of intercourse and Gender in old Greece. manhattan: Routledge, 1990. A research of the sexuality of ladies (e. g. , Penelope and Sappho) and the translation of rituals (e. g. , in honor of Demeter, Aphrodite, and Adonis). scholarly journals, Arethusa and Helios, are specifically receptive to feminist scholarship. Arethusa 6 (1973) and eleven (1978) were typically reprinted in J.