The fourth edition of this text features a survey of classical Greek and Roman mythology for readers with little or no background in classical literature. It has been revised to introduce Greek and Roman myths of creation, Greek sagas and local legends and also discusses the use of myth in literature, art, music and film. It includes illustrations showing how artists have interpreted myths in ancient and modern times. No previous knowledge of classical mythology is assumed, making this an suitable for the interested general reader.
History, Ancient-Civilizations, Greece,