Robert J. Lenardon's and Mark P.O. Morford's Classical Mythology, International Eighth edition continues to build on the text's best-selling tradition by providing students with the most comprehensive survey of classical mythology available within one volume. Its lucid and engaging writing style provides scholarly background information on the myths while also supplying interpretive material for discussion. The authors have included evidence from art and archeology toprovide historical and cultural context for the myths, as well as examining the enduring influence of classical mythology in the fields of art, literature, music, dance, and film. The text contains a wide array of faithfully translated excerpts from Greek and Latin sources, including Homer, Aeschylus,Sophocles, Herodotus, Plato, Ovid, Vergil, Statius, and Seneca. . This new edition has been thoroughly revised with an eye to accessibility and updated to reflect recent scholarship. The authors have added a new chapter on Ovid (Chapter 25) and his treatment of classical mythology. For the first time, line numbering has been included for easy reference. Some light cover marks but overall excellent condition.