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Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

Greta Hawes


The spatial turn in the humanities has fuelled new ways of thinking about landscape as a lived environment which is radically affected by human hands and human minds, and which radically affects human experience. At the same time, scholars of Greek myth have become more sensitive to the contextual dynamics which animate the mythic tradition, having come to see storytelling as an activity which is both precisely situated in, and contingent on, its environment. This volume, which derives in part from the series of Bristol International Myth Conferences, brings together 15 chapters on the spatial ... More

Keywords: Greek myth, landscape, Mediterranean, storytelling, spatial turn, environment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198744771
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198744771.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Greta Hawes, editor
Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History, Australian National University