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Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: The Forest of Symbols, Victor Turner Saving a title as a favorite is NOT a request to borrow it. Viewable in new browser window: Parth Joshi is currently reading it Aug 25, Lansverk, Montana State University.

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Heracles and Dionysus — Pt. Toni Mendez marked it as to-read Jul 23, The only complete–and truly global–world mythology text, now in full color.


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Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths by Eva Thury

A glossary of deities, an illustrated timeline, and suggested readings offer additional resources. The Intoduction Epic These citations may not conform precisely to your selected citation style.

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