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784 Pages | 261

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190851644

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Classical Mythology

Eleventh Edition

Mark P.O. Morford, Robert J. Lenardon, and Michael Sham

  • Brings classical myths to life through a dynamic combination of poetic narratives and enlightening commentary
  • Offers historical and cultural background
  • Provides ample interpretive material
  • Examines the enduring reception of classical mythology and its influence in the arts
  • Features robust pedagogy, ample learning resources, and stunning full-color art

New to this Edition:

  • A streamlined presentation shortens the book by eighty pages and moves "Part Four: The Survival of Classical Mythology," which examines the reception of classical mythology in literature, music, dance, and film, to the Companion Website
  • Audio recordings. Adopters of Classical Mythology consistently praise the book for the high quality of the authors' translations of the ancient works. Students can now enjoy listening to many of these translations as streaming audio files on the book's Companion Website.
  • "A Closer Look" image analyses on the Companion Website, accompanied by commentaries and questions, enable students to examine relevant paintings, sculpture, mosaics, frescos, photographs, and other fine art in detail.