Introductory Remarks
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Brill’s New Pauly Supplements – The Reception of Myth and Mythology presents the impact and reception of major figures of classical Graeco-Roman mythology in comprehensive articles. The contributions to this volume do not deal with mere personifications or with historical figures, mythical locations or historical events. The Reception of Myth and Mythology goes beyond the usual listing of artists, works and dates, or the cataloguing of essentially extrinsic details of a mythographic and iconological nature. It aspires instead to investigate the …

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The Editor, “Introductory Remarks”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 4 : The Reception of Myth and Mythology, English edition by David van Eijndhoven, Christine Salazar, and Francis G. Gentry (2010). Original German-language edition: Mythenrezeption: Die antike Mythologie in Literatur, Musik und Kunst von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart. Herausgegeven von Maria Moog-Grünewald. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 5. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2008). Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004183308, 20101111

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