Apollodoriana: Ancient Myths, New Crossroads (Sozomena) by Jordi Pàmias

By Jordi Pàmias

A becoming curiosity in fantasy over the past many years has delivered to the fore the most mythographical handbook that has got here right down to us from Antiquity: Apollodorus’ Bibliotheca. a couple of contemporary versions exhibits this pattern, just like the commented translations of Carrière & Massonie (1991) and Scarpi & Ciani (1996), the translations of Guidorizzi (1995), Brodersen (2004), Dräger (2005) and Smith & Trzaskoma (2007) or the severe textual content by means of Papathomopoulos (2010). The booklet of the 1st volumes (2010 and 2012) of Cuartero’s sizeable severe and commented bilingual variation for the Fundació Bernat Metge sequence appeared the social gathering to handle this article from cutting edge scholarly views. The origins of the current quantity lay in a colloquium held on the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in 2013. regardless of its an important curiosity for the clinical research of historic fantasy, no convention dedicated to this enticing textual content used to be held sooner than that one. And, to this date, no monographic quantity on Apollodorus’ mythology exists both. to hide a broader scope of study, 3 additional papers were commissioned to different experts. This number of essays is intended to be a homage to Francesc J. Cuartero.

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