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The Greek Myths by Robert Graves
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Aug 18, 2009

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bookshelves: non-fiction, reference
Read in August, 2009

Good reference book. I always get confused about the entangled familial/sexual relationships, so about halfway through the names began to blur a bit. But this edition has some nice photos of pottery, sculpture etc. (There's a particularly hunky statue of Heracles from a Neopolitan museum.)
Now I have to start the Canongate series looking more deeply into each myth. Lots of incest, bestiality, matricide, fratricide etc! There'll be a lot to think about.

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08/15/2009 page 137
08/16/2009 page 183 "What was it with the Greeks and bestiality?"
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