Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae
Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology
By offering, for the first time in a single edition, complete English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae--the two most important surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this volume enables readers to compare the two's versions of the most important Greek and Roman myths. A General Introduction sets the Library and Fabulae into the wider context of ancient mythography; introductions to each text discuss in greater detail issues of authorship, aim, and influence. A general index, an index of people and geographic locations, and an index of authors and works cited by the mythographers are also included.
328 pages; ISBN 9781603848664
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Title: Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae
Author: Stephen M. Trzaskoma; R. Scott Smith