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From the Minotaur to the Golden Fleece, what you need to know about Greek myths
Ancient Greek myths shaped and were shaped by one of the most important culture in the history of the world. Even today, stories such as Oedipus, Narcissus, Odysseus and the Golden Fleece reverberate through our popular culture. Understand Greek Mythology is the ideal introduction to Greek myth. The opening chapter is a detailed background to Greek culture and mythology. From there you will explore 11 well-known Greek myths, retold in modern English and teased out their meanings and cultural significance.