In addition, authors Eva Thury and Margaret Devinney draw comparisons between classical myths and such contemporary cultural phenomena as The X Files. Introduction to Mythology, ,,, ,, Eva M. Thury; Margaret K. Devinney, Oxford University. Introduction to Mythology has 27 ratings and 3 reviews. Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths by. Eva Thury.

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Please use this display as a guideline and modify as needed. Contains both the translation of the origibal myths and an in depth description of each. Read more Read less. Log-in or create an account first!

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Thury and Margaret K. Great and thorough text with interesting modern connections! Josh rated it really liked it Jan 28, I think this is a very positive thing, since the book feels less pedagogue-ish and yet is still quite informative.


Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. I have looked around at many other texts and there are very few with the breadth and depth of this book.

Account Options Sign in. A global locator map at the beginning of each chapter situates the myths in their geographical context Running margin notes provide cross-references and explanations of terms A glossary of deities, an illustrated timeline, and suggested readings offer additional resources A vibrant art program features more than illustrations, photographs, and maps A Introducyion Website at www.

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Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths by Eva Thury

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Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths, Third Edition, introduces students to a wide range of myths drawn from sources all around the world thuy approached from various critical perspectives.