The Uses of Greek Mythology (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Uses of Greek Mythology Explores the uses Greeks made of myth and the uses to which we can put myth in recovering the richness of their culture. Sheds light on many aspects of Greek history and culture - including war, religion and sexuality.
- Published: 08 October 1992
- Format: Paperback 216 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415061353 ISBN 10: 0415061350
- Sales rank: 143,271
Full description for The Uses of Greek Mythology
In an innovative sequence of topics, Ken Dowden explores the uses Greeks made of myth and the uses to which we can put myth in recovering the richness of their culture. Most aspects of Greek life and history - including war, religion and sexuality - which are discernable through myth, as well as most modern approaches, are given a context in a book which is designed to be useful, accessible and stimulating.