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Mythological fictions of the Greeks and Romans

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Published by G. & C. & H. Carvill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Classical.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy C. F. W. J.
    ContributionsJaeger, Charles Frederick William.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14029690M

      An introduction to the mythological world of the Greeks and the Romans, combined with a chronology of myths and a dictionary of key characters, objects, and events. Handbook of Classical Mythology offers newcomers and long-time enthusiasts new ways to navigate the world of Greek and Roman myths. Written by a foremost mythologist, the book.


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