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By Ralph Kenna,Máirín MacCarron,Pádraig MacCarron

With an emphasis on exploring measurable facets of historical narratives, Maths Meets Myths units out to enquire age-old fabric with new recommendations. This ebook collects, for the 1st time, novel quantitative ways to learning assets from the previous, similar to chronicles, epics, folktales, and myths. It contributes considerably to contemporary efforts in bringing jointly normal scientists and arts students in investigations aimed toward reaching better realizing of our cultural inheritance.

Accordingly, every one contribution experiences on a latest quantitative procedure appropriate to narrative resources from the earlier, or describes these which might be amenable to such therapy and why they're important.

This quantity is a distinct cutting-edge compendium on an rising examine box which additionally addresses somebody with pursuits in quantitative methods to humanities.

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