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Greek Myths & Legends

  • 128 Pages
  • 1.16 MB
  • English
Brockhampton Press
Folklore, Myths & mythology, Photography, Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12), Ancient Greece, Subjects & Themes - Travel - World/General, Mythology, Folklore & Mythology - Mythology, Ba
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8625421M
ISBN 101860192076
ISBN 139781860192074

The book itself is a fun introduction to the world of greek myths and legends- it has lively illustration (which of course is what caught my eye) and some interesting interpretations.4/5.

Edith Hamilton’s book, Mythology, is the best book on Mythology besides classic textbooks. Mythology retells ancient myths you’re familiar with, like Hercules, or Medusa; Mythology goes beyond the Greek Myths and explores Norse Mythology, and, the Roman version of the Greek myths too.

The 10 Best Greek Mythology Books. Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton. Ever since its original publication inEdith Hamilton’s Mythology has 2.

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The Complete Greek Myths & Legends book of Greek Mythology by Richard Buxton. Another. Let’s go on to your next choice, Robert Graves’s The Greek Myths: The Complete and Definitive Edition. Every single Greek myth is in this book, is that right.

As far as I know, every single myth and every single variation, every single little nugget of Greek myth that isn’t necessarily even complete, is in there. This is my Greek myth bible. This classic book is one of the most popular and best-selling books for those who want to read about Greek mythology.

It is a collection of myths Greek Myths & Legends book stories from the three eras: Greek and Roman mythology, King Arthur’s legends, and medieval. Spark an interest in Greek mythology with these fabulous kids’ books that recount the classic stories or use them as inspiration for new and exciting tales.

From immortal gods, goddesses, and heroes to unusual creatures and demigods, these Greek mythology books. For those already familiar with Bulfinch, the next book to pick up is Timothy Gantz' Early Greek Myths, although this is a 2-volume reference work, rather than a book to read.

If you haven't already read The Iliad, The Odyssey, and Hesiod's Theogony, those are essentials for Greek mythology. The Barefoot Book of Greek Gods and Goddesses mentions Eris and the role she plays in mythology. She also appears in the film Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas.

The Arachne is a creature from Greek mythology, whose name was later used for words like “arachnid” and “arachnophobia.” There’s very little to fear about the story of Arachne, however. Hers is a cautionary tale about pride that we can all learn from.

According to the myth, Arachne was a. (D'Aulaires' Greek Myths) Here are the gods, goddesses, and legendary figures of ancient Greece--mighty Zeus, with his fistful of thunderbolts; gray-eyed Athena, goddess of wisdom; Helios, the sun; greedy King Midas--lavishly depicted by Caldecott winners Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire/5.

Greek myth takes many forms, from religious myths of origin to folktales and legends of heroes. In terms of gods, the Greek pantheon consists of 12 deities who were said to reside at Mount Olympus: Zeus, Hera, Aphrodite, Apollo, Ares, Artemis, Athena, Demeter, Dionysus, Hephaestus, Hermes, and Poseidon.

This book offers a lavishly illustrated anthology of some of the most familiar myths and legends from ancient Greece. This beautiful book contains eleven classic Greek myths and legends, each fully illustrated in colour on every spread, by a range of excellent illustrators. In print for over fifty years, D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths has introduced generations to Greek mythology—and continues to enthrall young readers.

Here are the greats of ancient Greece—gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters—as freshly described in words and pictures as if they were alive today/5().

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There's more than just Greek and Roman mythology, too. The fantastic (in every sense of the word) books on this list draw from Indian, Norse, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean myths.

For more great fantasy reads, check out our Fantasy Books for Kids and 10 Thrilling Books. “Classic Myths to Read Aloud: The Great Stories of Greek and Roman Mythology” is a book about Greek mythology specially designed to read to children ages five and up at bedtime.

The stories are not just entertaining for children to listen to but they will enthrall parents of all ages as well. A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology: The Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Monsters, and Other Mythical Creatures (Child's Introduction Series) by Heather Alexander and Meredith Hamilton |.

The myth of Prometheus holds a special place in Greek mythology. This son of a Titan was regarded as a great benefactor of humankind, the bringer of fire and the original teacher of technology and useful arts to the mankind.

The great love he had for humans would often bring Prometheus into a. This superbly illustrated reference guide to the Greek myths includes brief outlines of all the most famous stories, brought to life with pictures by Rodney Matthews.

This book features a densely packed Who's Who with over entries which provide vital information on the family, career, personality and supernatural attributes of the Greek gods, heroes and monsters/5(6). If you are like me, you love revised fairy tales, and the revision of Greek or Roman mythology to new purposes is just as satisfying.

Below is a list of books about Greek mythology, based on or inspired by these : Mary Kay Mcbrayer. 9 Modern Greek Mythology Retellings That Will Change The Way You Think About The Classic Tales books that use Greek myths as their inspiration take Author: Sadie Trombetta.

Greek Myths & Legends by Cheryl Evans and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at FAVORITE GREEK MYTHS the light which comes from the sun, while Helios was the god of the sun itself.

Th e rays of sunlight, which might sometimes be seen across a dark cloud, were Apollo’s golden arrows. Th ese arrows might bring death to mortals. Diana was the twin sister of Apollo.

Just as Apollo. Top 12 Greek Mythology Books for Kids. Posted on Septem Greek Mythsis a book that illustrate sixteen well-written Greek myths and perfectly worded for kids to enjoy. The stories are written in a narrative and storytelling manner that is easy to digest for kids.

Greek ‘myths’ (short for mythology) are a series of stories about the Gods and magical beings of Greece. We’ll bet you’ve heard of some of the famous – and infamous.

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– characters already, such as Heracles, (the strongest man on Earth) Zeus, (the God of the sky and king of the gods) Pegasus (a flying horse) and Hades (the god of. Such treasured collections as Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Tanglewood Tales (), Edith Hamilton’s Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes () and Robert Graves’s The Greek Myths.

The Project Gutenberg EBook of Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome, by E.M. Berens This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. A HAND-BOOK OF MYTHOLOGY. THE. Myths and Legends. ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME. BERENS.

It is true that all Greek gods were endowed, to a. The book has a flow that explains the sequence of the Greek myths beginning from chaos, the creation and so on. The sources of the myths are all put together for you, the reader, so that we can follow it like a story/5().

"Greek Myths and Legends. Hermes" - is a book by the outstanding Russian historian, Nikolay Albertovich Kun (). From ancient times the merchants used to worship Hermes. It was thought that this god gives his blessing to the merchants, ambassadors and orators and also teaches the people different crafts and Edition: Russian-Language Edition.

In print for over fifty years, D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths has introduced generations to Greek mythology—and continues to enthrall young readers. Here are the greats of ancient Greece—gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters—as freshly described in words and pictures as if they were alive today/5().

Visit the exciting days of Ancient Greek and Rome, when powerful gods played, and people were the pawns. As the gods and Titans who ruled over ancient Greece and Rome plotted and planned and interfered in the lives of mortals and heroes alike, wise leaders, power-hungry dictators, horrible monsters, wild satyrs and mere humans became their playthings in their games of love, lust, 4/5(24).

The Greek myths were initially propagated in an oral-poetic tradition most likely by Minoan and Mycenaean singers starting in the 18th century BC; eventually the myths of the heroes of the Trojan War and its aftermath became part of the oral tradition of Homer 's epic poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey.Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries of o results for Books: "greek myths and legends".Greek Mythology is the set of stories about the gods, goddesses, heroes and rituals of Ancient Greeks.

Greek Mythology was part of the religion in Ancient Greece. The most popular Greek Mythology figures include Greek Gods like Zeus, Poseidon & Apollo, Greek Goddesses like Aphrodite, Hera & Athena and Titans like Atlas.