An introduction to the mythological world of the Greeks and the Romans, combined with a chronology of myths and a dictionary of key characters, objects, and events.
• A detailed timeline serves as a convenient "episode guide" chronicling events described in classical mythology
• A comprehensive A–Z section offers a quick way to identify the gods, mortals, events, and objects that are key to specific myths
About the Author
William Hansen is professor of classical studies and folklore and codirector of mythology studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.