A significant other to Greek Mythology provides a chain of essays that discover the phenomenon of Greek delusion from its origins in shared Indo-European tale styles and the Greeks' contacts with their japanese Mediterranean neighbours via its improvement as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman world.
• gains essays from a prestigious overseas group of literary experts
• comprises insurance of Greek myth's intersection with background, philosophy and religion
• Introduces readers to themes in mythology which are frequently inaccessible to non-specialists
• Addresses the Hellenistic and Roman sessions in addition to Archaic and Classical Greece
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