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The Penguin Dictionary of Classical Mythologyby Pierre Grimal
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An outstanding distillation of Grimal's classic reference, this extensively cross-referenced work offers clear and concise entries that capture the essence of Greek and Roman mythology.
Book News Annotation:
**** Reprint of the Basil Blackwell edition of 1986 (cited in BCL3), which was a translation of the French original of 1951.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
A concise version of Blackwell's "Dictionary of Classical Mythology", this book covers figures from Greek and Roman mythology and is fully referenced to link various aspects of classical literature. Genealogical tables of the major lineages are included.
Abridged edition of Grimal's celebrated dictionary.
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