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Greek and Roman Folklore

A Handbook (Greenwood Folklore Handbooks)

by Graham Anderson

  • 296 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Sociology,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Social Science / Folklore & Mythology,
  • Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,
  • Folklore,
  • Greece,
  • Rome

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10420632M
    ISBN 100313335753
    ISBN 109780313335754


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[The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths] is a work of remarkable depth and scope, the consummate achievement of decades of research and collecting, analyzing, and classifying the literary memorializations of Greek and Roman oral narrative fiction All the tales are lucidly translated by Hansen himself/5(7).

The Greek and Roman world is often noted for the rationalism of a few outstanding thinkers. This book is about the traditional superstitions, beliefs, taboos, folk-remedies, ghost stories, and /5.

No, this is a book of folktales, legends and curious stories, gathered from the whole range of Greek and Roman literature, with the gods and heroes conspicuously absent. I found it a delightful read - not at all 'bone dry' as one reviewer found it - and read a page or two a day until I finished it/5(12).

This book provides a great overview of types of stories from myths and legends to folktales and personal narratives. Although the stories are provided from a Greek and Roman perspective, Hansen has linked some of them to the Bible as well as to modern times.4/5.

Zeus (a Greek god) is depicted here throwing lightning. However, the Romans would assume this was a depiction of Jupiter, the king of gods. The Greek mythology names of the gods and goddesses varied from the Roman names, although each culture ascribed to deities with comparable powers and spheres of influence.

The following table shows those areas and the names of the important deities in each. [The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths] is a work of remarkable depth and scope, the consummate achievement of decades of research and collecting, analyzing, and classifying the literary memorializations of Greek and Roman oral narrative fiction All the tales are lucidly translated by Hansen himself.

"Greek and Roman Folklore is a thorough introduction to the topic from the viewpoint of a classicist who specializes in it. In its ten chapters, the author guides the reader step by step from the complexities involved in defining and identifying classical folklore to an appreciation of the subject itself.

Greco-Roman Folklore & Mythology. 1 - 20 of results The Library of Greek Mythology. by Apollodorus. Paperback $ $ Current price is $, Original price is $ See All Formats. Add to Wishlist. Publish your book with B&N.

Learn More. The B&N Mastercard®. The study of magic in the Greco-Roman world is a branch of the disciplines of classics, ancient history and religious classical antiquity, including the Hellenistic world of ancient Greece and ancient Rome, historians and archaeologists view the public and private rituals associated with religion as part of everyday life.

Examples of this phenomenon are found in the various state. Read Greek folk tales that include Aesop’s Fables and Fairy Tales of Modern Greece. Jump to full list of Greek folk tales. About: Greece’s culture dates back thousands of years, expanding its influence and reach even in the modern age.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Contents 8 Introduction vii Map of the Greek World, c. – b.c. xii Map of Rome and Vicinity, c. – b.c. xiii A-to-Z Entries 1 Selected Bibliography Index COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This list of books about Greek or Roman mythology is sponsored by Little, Brown and Company, publisher of Circe by Madeline Miller. In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born.

But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her : Mary Kay Mcbrayer. Ancient Greek folklore consists of the folklore of the ancient topic includes genres such as mythology (Greek mythology), legend, and ing to classicist William Hansen, "the Greeks and Romans had all the genres of oral narrative known to us, even ghost stories and urban legends, but they also told all kinds that in most of the Western world no longer circulate orally.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Halliday, W.R. (William Reginald), Greek and Roman folklore. New York, Cooper Square Publishers, renamed the book, giving it the title by which it is commonly known today, Bulfinch’s Mythology (Hansen –26).

But the victory of the Greek novella, the Roman anecdote, and the like, but no investigators view the object of their study as being a part of a much larger whole, thatFile Size: KB. Greek and Roman Folklore | The Greek and Roman world is often noted for the rationalism of a few outstanding thinkers.

This book is about the traditional superstitions, beliefs, taboos, folk-remedies, ghost stories, and folk tales that haunted the rest. Captured centaurs and satyrs, talking animals, people who suddenly change sex, men who give birth, the temporarily insane and the permanently thick-witted, delicate sensualists, incompetent seers, a woman who remembers too much, a man who cannot laugh—these are just some of the colorful characters who feature in the unforgettable stories that ancient Greeks and Romans told in their daily lives.

Any shortcomings I have mentioned are minor compared to the great merits of this book, which extend to its very useful bibliography and list of Web resources. The last attempt at a survey of Greek and Roman folklore was William Halliday’s book of that title published in An updating was sorely needed, and Anderson performs the job admirably.

The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths () by William Hansen Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any : Princeton University Press.

Buy The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths Reprint by Hansen, William (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12). Greek & Roman Mythology. 9, likes 20 talking about this. Use this page to ask, share & discuss information related to Greek & Roman mythologyFollowers: K.

Greek and Roman Folklore: A Handbook by Graham Anderson is a welcome if imperfect addition to Greenwood's Folklore Handbooks series.

It introduces classicists and folklorists alike to the many ways that engagement with the folklore of the classical world can inform their scholarly : Felicia R.

McMahon, John M. McMahon. The first anthology ever to present the entire range of ancient Greek and Roman stories—from myths and fairy tales to jokes.

Captured centaurs and satyrs, talking animals, people who suddenly change sex, men who give birth, the temporarily insane and the permanently thick-witted, delicate sensualists, incompetent seers, a woman who remembers too much, a man who cannot laugh—these are just Author: William Hansen.

Greek and Roman Mythology. The fable of Phaeton by Ovid, 43 B.C or 18 A.D; Wolferstan, Elizabeth Pipe (Jervis), Mrs., b[from old catalog] tr Published A new classical dictionary of biography, mythology, and geography, partly based on the "Dictionary Seller Rating: % positive.

It is a classic book that has dense writings about Greek mythology, from the origin of the universe to the Trojan War. It provides a detailed description and history of the Greek myth and has had a great impact on many writers. It is an excellent book for young adults. The Greek Myths. By: Robert Graves.

This book was written in by Robert. "A wonderful book. William Hansen has produced a hugely entertaining and informative anthology of ancient Greek and Roman folktales, legends, myths, fables, jokes, and much more.

Nothing seems to have escaped his probing gaze. When it comes to the study of Greek and Roman verbal arts, there is absolutely nothing else like this.4/5(36).

FAVORITE GREEK MYTHS the light which comes from the sun, while Helios was the god of the sun itself. Th e rays of sunlight, which might sometimes be seen across a dark cloud, were Apollo’s golden arrows. Th ese arrows might bring death to mortals. Diana was the twin sister of Apollo.

Just as Apollo. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Greek and Roman folklore by W. Halliday,Pages:   Bringing that mythology back to the modern world.

Enjoy and happy reading. -The Odyssey by Homer -The Iliad by Homer -Theogony and Works and Day by Hesiod. William Hansen discusses The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths. At the Co-op RSVP HERE About the book: Captured centaurs and satyrs, talking animals, people who suddenly change sex, men who give birth, the temporarily insane and the permanently thick-witted, delicate sensualists, incompetent seers, a woman who remembers too much, a man who cannot.

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William Hansen discusses "The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths." this one-of-a-kind anthology will delight general readers as well as students of classics, fairy tales, and folklore.

About the author: William Hansen, professor emeritus of classical studies and folklore at Indiana University, Bloomington, is one of the. The first anthology to present the entire range of ancient Greek and Roman stories- from myths and fairy tales to jokes Captured centaurs and satyrs, talking animals, people who suddenly change sex, men who give birth, the temporarily insane and the permanently thick-witted, delicate sensualists, incompetent seers, a woman who remembers too much, a man who cannot laugh-these are just some of.

book reviews Greek and Roman Folklore: A Handbook. by Graham Anderson. (Westport, ct: Greenwood Press, Pp. x +preface, abbreviations, glossary, web resources, index.) Felicia r. mcmahon Syracuse University John m. mcmahon Le Moyne College Greek and Roman Folklore: A Handbook by Graham Anderson is a welcome if imperfect addition to Greenwood's Folklore.

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