About this title This new edition of Anthology of Classical Myth offers selections from key Near Eastern texts—the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, Epic of Creation Enuma Elish , and Atrahasis; the Hittite Song of Emergence; and the flood story from the book of Genesis—thereby enabling students to explore the many similarities between ancient Greek and Mesopotamian mythology and enhancing its reputation as the best and most complete collection of its kind. About the Author: Stephen M. Trzaskoma and R. Review: Review of the first edition: "This book is a treasure-trove. It will be hugely useful to instructors teaching any level of mythology course.
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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I used these primary sources as both a student and teacher and found them quite helpful. It offers, in a purposeful and orderly manner, a considerable amount of otherwise not readily available material, maintaining a tone of cultivated but lively and personally engaged learning throughout The Book of Symbols.
Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Near East ern Myth. Review ahthology This book is a treasure-trove. Just reading about the Linear B in the Preface is worth 10 times its price. Read reviews that mention greek myths greek mythology ancient anthology collection library classical interested myth resource source sources teacher translations. To ask other readers questions about Anthology of Classical Mythplease sign up.
Return to Book Page. Primary Sources in Translation Stephen M. Primary Sources in Translation. A thoughtful Introduction supports students working with the primary sources and the other resources offered here; an extensive note to instructors offers suggestions on how to incorporate this book into their courses. Hackett Publishing Company Primary Sources in Translation: Additionally, some simple maps at the front, a collection of quite thorough family trees which are cross-referencedand an index of personages at the back make this a fine single-volume source for Greek mythology.
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Anthology of Classical Myth
BMCR Second edition Stephen M. Trzaskoma, R. Palaima: appendix on Linear B Sources. Second edition. Indianapolis; Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company,
Anthology of Classical Myth : Primary Sources in Translation.
About this title This volume is designed as a companion to the standard undergraduate mythology textbooks or, when assigned alongside the central Greek and Roman works, as a source-based alternative to those textbooks. Ancient interpretation of myth is represented here in selections from the allegorists Heraclitus, Cornutus and Fulgentius, the rationalists Palaephatus and Diodorus of Sicily, and the philosophers and historians Plato, Herodotus and Thucydides. Appendices treat evidence from inscriptions, papyri and Linear B tablets and include a thematic index, a mythological dictionary, and genealogies. A thoughtful Introduction supports students working with the primary sources and the other resources offered here; an extensive note to instructors offers suggestions on how to incorporate this book into their courses. About the Author: Stephen M.