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The Greek myths are so much part of our visual and literary culture that we tend to forget how they entered it in the first place. There is no survining account in ancient Greek literature of stories as important as the Fall of Troy or Theseus and the Minotaur. It is to the visual sources that we have to turn for much of our knowledge of the myths.Depictions in vase paintings, engraved gems, and sculpture in bronze and stone often pre-date reference to the myths in literatute or offer alternative versions to the familiar accounts; always they throw light on way the Greeks understood the stories of gods and heroes. Here is the first scholarly, comprehensive and succinct of the treatment of myth by Greek artists.