Greek Mythology The Gods Goddesses And Heroes Handbook

Greek Mythology  The Gods  Goddesses  and Heroes Handbook
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Category Social Science
Total Pages 240
ISBN 9781507215500
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Finally sort out who’s who in Greek mythology—from gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everyone in between! Greek mythology continues to appear in popular movies and books today but have you ever wondered about where these characters started out? Discover the origins of your favorite characters from Greek mythology with this collection of profiles to tell you who’s who in classical lore! In Greek Mythology, you will discover the backstories of the heroes, villains, gods, and goddesses that enjoy popularity in today’s shows and films. With comprehensive entries that outline each character’s name, roles, related symbols, and foundational myths, you can get to know the roots of these personas and better understand the stories they inspire today. With this character-focused, handy reference, you will never be confused about Ancient Greece!

Greek Mythology  The Gods  Goddesses  and Heroes Handbook
  • Author : Liv Albert
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-03-30

Finally sort out who’s who in Greek mythology—from gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everyone in between! Greek mythology continues to appear in popular movies and books today but have you ever wondered about where these characters started out? Discover the origins of your favorite characters from Greek mythology

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Treasury of Greek Mythology
  • Author : Donna Jo Napoli
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2014-10-08

School Library Journal Best Books of 2011 Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading Association Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens 2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with

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Classical Mythology A to Z
  • Author : Annette Giesecke
  • Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06

An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich, fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology. Classical Mythology A-to-Z is a comprehensive and engrossing guide to Greek and Roman mythology. Written by Annette Giesecke, PhD, Professor of Classics and Chair of

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Greek Myths
  • Author : DK,Jean Menzies
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-07-14

This collection contains more than 30 enthralling new retellings of favorite myths as well as some you might not have heard before! Including Theseus and the Minotaur, The Twelve Labors of Heracles, and the escapades of Jason and the Argonauts, each myth is told in engaging modern language, which is easy

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Greek Mythology
  • Author : Peter Komak
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24

Tales of Greek mythology have been passed down for thousands of years, and have gone on to have a great impact on Western society. These stories are the inspiration for many poems, books, movies, and television shows. This book aims to provide you with a greater understanding of these incredible

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Greek Gods and Heroes
  • Author : Robert Graves
  • Publisher : Rosetta Books
  • Release Date : 2014-03-06

A retelling of the greatest myths and legends of the ancient Greek gods and heroes for readers of all ages by a celebrated historical novelist. In the ancient past, the Gods and Goddesses of ancient Greece lived on Mount Olympus and ruled the world of mortals. Famous heroes shaped the

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Heroes  Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths
  • Author : Bernard Evslin
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2012-10-30

The bestselling compendium of ancient Greece’s timeless tales and towering figures of mythology from a classics expert. The world of Greek mythology contains some of the most exciting and imaginative stories ever told. In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion

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Mythology
  • Author : Edith Hamilton
  • Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
  • Release Date : 2017-09-26

This 75th anniversary edition of a classic bestseller is stunningly illustrated and designed to enchant fans of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology at all ages. Since its original publication by Little, Brown and Company in 1942, Edith Hamilton's Mythology has sold millions of copies throughout the world and established itself as

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Greek Mythology  Gods   Goddesses Explained
  • Author : Jeffrey Houston
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-07-16

The subject of Greek mythology conjures up mythical stories of glorious and wonderful Greek gods, goddesses and heroes with tales of war, love and betrayal. Since ancient Greece was the birth place of philosophy, theater and politics it is understandable that such a great civilization would be capable of creating

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A Child s Introduction to Greek Mythology
  • Author : Heather Alexander
  • Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
  • Release Date : 2011

Presents an introduction to Greek mythology, discussing the roles of gods and goddesses, as well as the adventures of heroes and mythical beings.

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A Handbook of Greek Mythology
  • Author : H. J. Rose
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004-08-02

In this new and substantially revised edition of H. J. Rose's classic survey and analysis of the evolution and tradition of Greek myth, Robin Hard adds various features which bring the work up-to-date with contemporary scholarship and address the needs of students. * a new preface analysing and contextualising H. J.

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Greek Mythology
  • Author : Adrian Myron
  • Publisher : Cascade Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31

A juggernaut in the literary world at the apex of history, culture, politics, and art, the Greeks altered almost every facet of Western ideology and stand alone as a legend in the realm of human history. No other culture can boast such a profound importance on the rest of the

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Celtic Mythology
  • Author : Philip Freeman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-01

Most people have heard of the Celts--the elusive, ancient tribal people who resided in present-day England, Ireland, Scotland and France. Paradoxically characterized as both barbaric and innocent, the Celts appeal to the modern world as a symbol of a bygone era, a world destroyed by the ambition of empire and

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Greek Mythology
  • Author : Adam Angelos
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-03-23

Greek mythology is a collection of stories handed down from generation to generation throughout Greece. Starting in Ancient Greece, these stories were of ancient deities that had a hand in every day concepts, such as the rising and setting of the sun, the different Gods and their responsibilities, and the

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Greek Gods
  • Author : Patrick Auerbach
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2015-12-12

The ancient Greeks believed there were a great number of gods and goddesses. These gods had control over many different aspects of life on earth. In many ways they were very human. They could be kind or mean, angry or pleasant, cruel or loving. They fell in love with each

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