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By G.M. Kirkwood

ISBN-10: 086516309X

ISBN-13: 9780865163096

A quick consultant to Classical Mythology is a concise, elementary, quickly reference for basic readers, scholars and lecturers. Kirkwood's remedy of the characters, settings and tales of old mythology emphasizes their significance in Western literature. The entries are ordered alphabetically, differ in size in response to their importance and contain daring and italic typefaces to attract the reader's consciousness to special phrases and move references. Kirkwood's textual content offers a ordinary, speedy reference advisor for lecturers, scholars, and basic readers. it really is an exceptional, interdisciplinary source helpful within the research of classics, literature, and historical past. specific good points * entire reference record with pronunciations * Variable access lengths * valuable tales of classical mythology * Emphasis on literary value of Greek myths * References to English and eu literatureAlso available:Classical Mythology & extra: A Reader Workbook - ISBN 0865165734Greek and Latin in English this present day - ISBN 0865162417For over 30 years Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers has produced the very best quality Latin and historical Greek books. From Dr. Seuss books in Latin to Plato's Apology, Bolchazy-Carducci's titles support readers find out about historic Rome and Greece; the Latin and old Greek languages are alive and good with titles like Cicero's De Amicitia and Kaegi's Greek Grammar. We additionally function a line of up to date japanese ecu and WWII books. a number of the components we put up in comprise: decisions From The Aeneid Latin Grammar & Pronunciation Greek Grammar & Pronunciation Texts assisting Wheelock's Latin Classical writer workbooks: Vergil, Ovid, Horace, Catullus, Cicero Vocabulary playing cards For AP decisions: Vergil, Ovid, Catullus, Horace Greek Mythology Greek Lexicon Slovak tradition And historical past

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