Excerpt from Greek and Roman Mythology: Based on Steuding's Griechische Und Römische Mythologie
In adapting Steuding's Griechische and Romische Mythologie to the needs Of American students, two aims have been kept steadily in view: first, that the genesis and development of the myths should be clearly set forth; secondly, that the text should be supplemented by a generous supply of references to some of the most useful literary passages illustrative of the subjects in hand. Therein lie Whatever claims this little book has to a place among the various attractive text-books that have recently appeared upon the same subject. It is not a dictionary, perhaps not even a reference book; but rather an attempt to furnish Within small compass a con sistent and systematic exposition of the development of mythology and religion among the Greeks and Romans.
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