Another fantastic compilation of timeless tales. Hamilton provides a detailed overview of the foundation myths of Greece and Rome, including the tale of Cupid and Psyche, the Trojan War, the trials of Hercules and the adventures Aeneas, and also touches briefly on the lesser-known stories of Norse mythology. She then further illuminates the ancient Greco-Roman world by detailing the lives of the great writers who recorded these fantastical tales, and sharing her insight on how mythology influenced the ancient world view.

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