Tag: Greek Mythology

Book Review: The Library of Greek Mythology

The Library of Greek Mythology By Apollodorus Translated by Robin Hard The Library is a summary of Greek Mythology. In ancient times it was attributed to Apollodorus of Athens, who lived in the second century BCE, but it contains references to works written centuries after his death. The Library contains a brief history of the …

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The Legend of Atlantis

Atlantis

The primary source for the legend of the lost city of Atlantis is Critias, a dialogue by Plato dating to around 360 BCE. The text is unclear whether Atlantis was a real nation, destroyed in a natural disaster, or an allegory intended to teach a lesson. The dialogue was either left unfinished or the ending …

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