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Roman Mythology A Traveller's Guide from Troy to Tivoli

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ISBN-10: 0500252297

ISBN-13: 9780500252291

Edition: 2019

Authors: David Stuttard

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All roads lead to Rome, as the famous saying goes. Rome was a melting pot of peoples from across the Mediterranean and beyond, each bringing their own myths and legends of heroes and heroines, gods and goddesses. Roman myths formed the backdrop to the rituals and customs of everyday life, from the way aristocrats dressed up for a banquet to the bloodthirsty audiences thrilled to watch criminals forced to enact the roles of mythological characters.In Roman Mythology, David Stuttard offers an innovative approach to the subject, taking the reader on a tour of the great sites of the ancient Roman world. Each account begins with a brief, evocative description of the location and landscape,…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 10/8/2019
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 8.78" wide x 5.71" long x 1.26" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

David Stuttard taught at the universities of Edinburgh, St. Andrews and York, and has written numerous books including, along with Sam Moorhead, The RomansWho Shaped Britain.