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Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae

Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology

Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae
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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.

R. Scott Smith and Stephen M. Trzaskoma are Associate Professors of Classics, University of New Hampshire.

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.; February 2007
328 pages; ISBN 9781603848664
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