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Along the way, there is much stern tail-chasing through the sort of Hamlet's Mill kind of mythographic underbrush one gets nowadays -- René Guénon, Frances Yates, and Karl Kerényi all get shout-outs, and there's a whole chapter forbiddingly titled "The Tantric Thread."
Robert Dyer in The Classical World (December 1974) called my book an "outstanding job in tracking down Mary Renault's historical, mythographic, and religious sources," and The Year's Work in English Studies commended the book's "scholarly approach."
The latter is the more probable case, for we find Daphne late, in artificial or mythographic literature, in Ovid and Hyginus.
Cicero's De natura deorum) the first mythographic texts to come out in print are those which were known to the Middle Ages, or the medieval compilations them - selves.