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By Apollodorus,Hyginus,Stephen M. Trzaskoma,R. Scott Smith

By providing, for the 1st time in one version, entire English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae--the most vital surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this quantity allows readers to match the two's models of an important Greek and Roman myths. A common advent units the Library and Fabulae into the broader context of old mythography; introductions to every textual content talk about in better aspect problems with authorship, target, and effect. A basic index, an index of individuals and geographic destinations, and an index of authors and works mentioned by way of the mythographers also are included.

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