The Classical Review (New Series)

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Review Article

Calame and Detienne on Myth

Pura Nieto Hernándeza1

a1 Brown University

C. Calame: Myth and History in Ancient Greece. The Symbolic Creation of a Colony. Translated by D. W. Berman. Pp. xx + 178. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2003 (first published as Mythe et histoire dans l’Antiquité grecque. La création symbolique d’une colonie, 1996). Cased, £26.95. ISBN: 0-691-11458-7.

M. Detienne: The Writing of Orpheus. Greek Myth in Cultural Context. Translated by J. Lloyd. Pp. xvi + 199. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003 (first published as L’écriture d’Orphée, 1989). Cased, £39.50. ISBN: 0-8018-6954-4.