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The Oxford companion to world mythology

David Adams Leeming

The Oxford companion to world mythology

by David Adams Leeming

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementDavid Leeming.
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LC ClassificationsBL
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 469 p. :
Number of Pages469
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22713365M
ISBN 100195156692

A Companion to Greek Mythology presents a series of essays that explore the phenomenon of Greek myth from its origins in shared Indo-European story patterns and the Greeks’ contacts with their Eastern Mediterranean neighbours through its development as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman world. The Oxford Companion to World Mythology Author(s): David Leeming. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

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