Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology

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By offering, for the first time in a single edition, complete English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae --the two most important surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this volume enables readers to compare the two's versions of the most important Greek and Roman myths. A General Introduction sets the Library and Fabulae into the wider context of ancient mythography; introductions to each text discuss in greater detail issues of authorship, aim, and influence. A general index, an ...

Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology 2007, Hackett Publishing Company, Indianapolis, IN

ISBN-13: 9780872208209

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