Title GREEK MYTHS AND MESOPOTAMIA Parallels and Influence in the Homeric Hymns and Hesiod
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Routledge 1997
0415157064 / 9780415157063
Seller ID 19543
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.
Myth And Mythology Near East Near Eastern Studies Mesopotamia Hesiod