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Flying snakes & griffin claws : and other classical myths, historical oddities, and scientific curiosities

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text Flying snakes & griffin claws : and other classical myths, historical oddities, and scientific curiosities

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"A treasury of astonishing mythic marvels-and the surprising truths behind them. Adrienne Mayor is renowned for exploring the borders of history, science, archaeology, anthropology, and popular knowledge to find historical realities and scientific... Read more
Contents

Introduction: The Borderlands of Myth, History, and Science -- Animals: Fabulous, Real, and Extinct -- Formidable Women -- Curious History and Science -- Travelers, Tattoos, and Tyrants.

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xv, 420 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 21 cm
Publisher
Princeton University Press 2022

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