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World of Myths

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World of Myths by Marina Warner
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This illustrated volume presents myths from five ancient cultures: Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Celtic and Norse.

Author Biography

Marina Warner is an award-winning novelist, historian and critic. She is the author of numerous books on myths, legends, fairy tales and their symbolism, Including Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary; Joan of Arc: The Image of Female Heroism; Monuments and Maidens: The Allegory of the Female Form and From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and their Tellers. In 1994 she gave the prestigious annual series of BBC Reith Lectures, entitled Managing Monsters: Six Myths of Our Time. 'She is a terrific writer and an original scholar.' - Victoria Glendinning, Daily Telegraph George Hart is a senior lecturer in the Education Department of The British Museum. Lucilla Burn is Keeper of Antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Jane F. Gardner is Professor of Ancient History in the Department of Classics, University of Reading. Miranda Jane Green lectures in Archaeology and Celtic Studies at the University of Wales College of Cardiff and is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth. R. I. Page is Elrington and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon Emeritus at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Corpus Christi College.
Release date Australia
April 14th, 2003
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
180 illustrations
Imprint
British Museum Press
Pages
424
Dimensions
177x248x32
ISBN-13
9780714127835
Product ID
1754703

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