By Stephen M. Trzaskoma, R. Scott Smith, Stephen Brunet
This quantity is designed as a significant other to the normal undergraduate mythology textbooks or, whilst assigned along the important Greek and Roman works, as a source-based replacement to these textbooks.
In addition to the full texts of the Homeric Hymns and Hesiod's Theogony, this assortment presents beneficiant decisions from over 50 texts composed among the Archaic Age and the fourth century A.D. old interpretation of fable is represented the following in choices from the allegorists Heraclitus, Cornutus and Fulgentius, the rationalists Palaephatus and Diodorus of Sicily, and the philosophers and historians Plato, Herodotus and Thucydides. Appendices deal with proof from inscriptions, papyri and Linear B pills and comprise a thematic index, a mythological dictionary, and genealogies. A considerate advent helps scholars operating with the first resources and the opposite assets provided right here; an intensive observe to teachers bargains feedback on the right way to include this ebook into their courses.
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94–ca. __________? ________? __________? ______? __________? AD 100 150 300 250 200 100 Roman Period (1st c. BC–5th c. __________? _______________________? ___________________? ____________? ____________________________ 250 Bion fl. 100 Eratosthenes 3rd c. Theocritus ca. 300–ca. 260 Callimachus ca. 305–ca. 240 Cleanthes 331–232 Palaephatus 4th or 3rd c. Theophrastus ca. 371–ca. ___________________________? ____________? _________ 100 1 We have included Latin authors under Roman period although the Roman period traditionally begins in 31 BC.
100 Eratosthenes 3rd c. Theocritus ca. 300–ca. 260 Callimachus ca. 305–ca. 240 Cleanthes 331–232 Palaephatus 4th or 3rd c. Theophrastus ca. 371–ca. ___________________________? ____________? _________ 100 1 We have included Latin authors under Roman period although the Roman period traditionally begins in 31 BC. G = wrote in Greek. L = wrote in Latin. Fulgentius 5th or 6th c. (L) Proclus 410–485 AD (G) Hyginus 4th or 5th c. (L) Sallustius 4th c. (G) Late Authors Aelian ca. 165–ca. 230 AD (G) Lucian ca.