Mythology and the Bible Author:Rod Moon These stories persistently appear in our modern lives. They refuse to dissolve into the murky past; they appear in our movies, in our modern fantasies, and our literature. To be a good student of literature in the modern age requires a knowledge of the bible and Greek mythology. Recent classical writers as well as the latest best sellers present... more » allusions from myth stories and characters. Learning mythology and scripture prepares the scholar to understand literature, including plays, poetry, and prose.
This book covers the essentials of Greek mythology, which the Romans adopted and continued changing the names, but little else. The book especially prepares students for the study of Shakespeare who soaked his lines in biblical and mythological imagery.« less