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This work provides an analysis of the influence of the classic myth on the study and execution of artistic and scientific endeavours throughout the ages. The book summarizes all the myths and legends of the lesser Gods and heroes, and traces their origins in historical fact or religious myth. It also shows how myths have continued to evolve throughout the ages.
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Michael Grant (1914-2004) was a historian whose over forty publications on ancient Rome and Greece popularized the classical and early Christian world. He studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, served in British intelligence and as a diplomat during the Second World War, and afterward became deputy director of the British Council's European division, when he also published his first book. He later returned to academia, teaching at Cambridge and Edinburgh, and serving as Vice Chancellor at the University of Khartoum and at Queen's University, Belfast.
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Book Description Signet, 1964. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110451626931
Book Description Signet. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0451626931 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.1166744
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-0451626931
Book Description Signet, 1964. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0451626931