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Published: 29 July 2014

304 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199672776

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Rationalizing Myth in Antiquity

Greta Hawes

  • Offers the first in-depth study of ancient mythic rationalization
  • Provides close readings of myth and myth criticism in the work of six classical Greek authors
  • Reveals how myth criticism interacted with conventional elements of myth and storytelling in antiquity
  • Provides translations of all Greek and Latin excerpts included in the text