By G.M. Kirkwood
A brief consultant to Classical Mythology is a concise, hassle-free, speedy reference for basic readers, scholars and academics. Kirkwood's remedy of the characters, settings and tales of historical mythology emphasizes their significance in Western literature. The entries are ordered alphabetically, range in size based on their importance and contain daring and italic typefaces to attract the reader's awareness to special phrases and pass references. Kirkwood's textual content offers a elementary, speedy reference advisor for lecturers, scholars, and basic readers. it truly is a superb, interdisciplinary source helpful within the learn of classics, literature, and heritage. unique positive factors * entire reference record with pronunciations * Variable access lengths * relevant tales of classical mythology * Emphasis on literary significance of Greek myths * References to English and ecu literatureAlso available:Classical Mythology & extra: A Reader Workbook - ISBN 0865165734Greek and Latin in English at the present time - ISBN 0865162417For over 30 years Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers has produced the very best quality Latin and historic 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 characteristic a line of up to date jap ecu and WWII books. a few of the components we post in contain: choices 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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