Key Features of the Text

Introduction to Mythology, Third Edition uses an innovative pedagogical structure to help students unravel the complex web of literary allusions often found in mythological texts:

  • Extensive marginal notes provide cross-references and explanations of terms and culture-specific concepts

  • A glossary of deities and suggested readings for each chapter offer students additional resources

  • An improved and refined art program features more than 200 illustrations, photographs, and maps

  • An illustrated timeline places the readings in relation to each other and to historical and cultural events and artifacts

  • A Student’s Website contains chapter objectives and summaries, key terms, study questions, self-tests, and off-site links of interest

  • An Instructor’s Manual includes key terms, pedagogical suggestions, study questions and projects, and sample objective test questions for each chapter

  • Now Playing: Learning Mythology Through Film is designed specifically to accompany Introduction to Mythology, Third Edition, using a mass medium to illustrate how mythological concepts play out in a variety of situations.

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