Penglase, CharlesGREEK MYTHS AND MESOPOTAMIA Parallels and Influence in the Homeric Hymns and Hesiod Routledge 1997 0415157064 / 9780415157063 Softcover Very Good Minor shelfwear. Rear upper corner of wraps lightly creased. Scholar's name to half-title (Robert Brown). ; 292 pages; The Mesopotamian influence on Greek mythology in literary works of the epic period is considerable - yet it is a largely unexplored field. In this book Charles Penglase investigates major Mesopotamian and Greek myths. His examination concentrates on journey myths. A major breakthrough is achieved in the recognition of the extent of Mesopotamian influence and in the understanding of the colourful myths involved.