Complete World of Greek Mythology
by R.G.A. Buxton
Editor: Thames & Hudson Ltd
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Greek myths are among the most complex and influential stories ever told.From the first millennium BC onwards-cto this day, myths have been repeated in the inexhaustible series of variations and reinterpretations.They can be found in the latest movies and television shows and in interactive computer game software.This book combines a rereading of Greek myths with a complete account of the universe in which they developed, their themes, their relevance to Greek religion and society, and their relationship with the landscape.Contexts, Sources, Meanings of” describes the main literary and artistic sources for Greek myths, and their contexts, such as ritual and theatre.”The Myths of Origin” includes stories about the birth of the universe, the origin of the gods, the first man, and the founding of communities.”The Olympians: Power, Honour, Sexuality” examines the activities of all major divinities.”Heroic exploits” focuses on the adventures of Perseus, Jason, Herakles, and other heroes.”The family of sagas” explores the tragedies and catastrophes of heroes and heroines.”A Mythic Landscape” defines stories in the context of the mountains, caves, seas, rivers and rivers of Greece, Crete, Troy, and the Pegasus.”Greek Myths After the Greeks” describes the rich tradition of the story, from the Romans, through the Renaissance, to the twenty-first century.Completed with sumptuous illustrations, genealogical tables, a functionalities box, and ordered especially for drawings, it will be an indispensable book for anyone interested in these classic tales and in the world of ancient Greece.
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