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Title: Greek Myths and Mesopotamia: Parallels and Influence in the Homeric Hymns and Hesiod
Author: Penglase, Charles
Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 1997
Paperback; ISBN: 9780415157063
Volumes: 1; Pages: 292
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Greek Myths and Mesopotamia investigates the nature and extent of Mesopotamian influence on Greek religious mythological works. It shows how Mesopotamian ideas and motifs can increase our understanding of, for instance, the Homeric hymns to Apollo, Aphrodite or Athena, and of the works of Hesiod. This book is essential reading for scholars and students of ancient Greek and Near Eastern religion and mythology.