Who s Who in Classical Mythology

Who s Who in Classical Mythology
Author: Former Fellow at Cambridge Professor of Humanity at Edinburgh and Vice Chancellor John Hazel, Ma,Michael Grant,John Hazel
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2004-08-02
ISBN: 113450943X
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Who s Who in Classical Mythology Book Excerpt:

Who's Who in Classical Mythology is the most complete and detailed reference book of its kind. It offers scholarly, yet accessible accounts of those mythological tales surrounding such gods as Apollo, Zeus, Athena and Dionysus, and mortals such as Achilles, Odysseus, Jason, Aeneas, Romulus and Remus and Tarquin. It contains over 1200 extensive entries, covering both Greek and Roman characters, providing detailed biographical information, together with historical and geographical background. In addition there are comprehensive genealogical trees of important mythological families and a detailed list of all Greek and Latin writers referred to in the text.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Classical Mythology

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Classical Mythology
Author: Kevin Osborn
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 432
Release: 1998-07-01
ISBN: 1101191465
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Classical Mythology Book Excerpt:

You're no idiot, of course. You can find Greece on a map, know that Kevin Sorbo stars as Hercules on TV, and have heard of Freud's Oedipus theory. But when it comes to classical mythology, you feel like you've been foiled by the gods. Don't curse Zeus yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Classical Mythology has all you need for a working knowledge of the timeless world of Greek and Roman myths.

The Everything Classical Mythology Book

The Everything Classical Mythology Book
Author: Nancy Conner
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2010-01-18
ISBN: 1440502412
Category: Reference
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Everything Classical Mythology Book Book Excerpt:

Romance, betrayal, passion, tragedy, violence, and scandal. No, it's not the latest reality TV search for love--it's classical mythology. For years, people have turned to the ancient Greek and Roman myths for entertaining reading, unbelievable storylines, unique characters, and unparalleled drama. This guide explains the great stories and how they still influence literature, entertainment, and everyday life. From heroes and heroines to monsters and villains, this entertaining guide covers it all. Inside, you will learn how: The Greeks defeated the Titans Odysseus tricked the Cyclops Hercules accomplished the twelve labors Peruses slew Medusa The Greeks bested the Trojans Hades abducted Persephone Bellerophon killed the Chimera With an easy reference chart of the gods and goddesses and their interrelations, this action-packed book helps you bring classical mythology to life!

Classical Mythology More

Classical Mythology   More
Author: Marianthe Colakis,Mary Joan Masello
Publsiher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
Total Pages: 459
Release: 2007-01-01
ISBN: 0865165734
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Classical Mythology More Book Excerpt:

Designed as an introduction to classical mythology for middle and high-school students, presents retellings of favorite myths, sidebar summaries, and review exercises with the answers at the back of the book.

Classical Mythology The Basics

Classical Mythology  The Basics
Author: Richard Martin
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 172
Release: 2016-04-28
ISBN: 1317539168
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Classical Mythology The Basics Book Excerpt:

This is an engaging introduction which explores the latest thinking about Classical mythology, the history of interpreting myths and the role of myths in cultural tradition, from painting to opera, philosophy, politics, drama, and religion in the modern day. It answers such questions as what are ancient myths and who invented them where do gods come from what makes a hero how is Classical myth used in the modern world and what approaches are there to the study of myth? Featuring further reading and case studies from antiquity to the modern day, this is an essential introduction to the myths which have been a fundamental part of Western culture throughout history.

Classical Mythology A to Z

Classical Mythology A to Z
Author: Annette Giesecke
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2020-10-06
ISBN: 0762497130
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Classical Mythology A to Z Book Excerpt:

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 Ancient Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Delaware, this brilliant reference offers clear explanations of every character and locale, and captures the essence of these timeless tales. From the gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus and the heroes of the Trojan War to the nymphs, monsters, and other mythical creatures that populate these ancient stories, Giesecke recounts, with clarity and energy, the details of more than 700 characters and places. Each definition includes cross-references to related characters, locations, and myths, as well their equivalent in Roman mythology and cult. In addition to being an important standalone work, Classical Mythology A-to-Z is also written, designed, and illustrated to serve as an essential companion to the bestselling illustrated 75th-anniversary edition of Mythology by Edith Hamilton, including 10 full-color plates and 2-color illustrations throughout by artist Jim Tierney.

Who s Who in Non Classical Mythology

Who s Who in Non Classical Mythology
Author: Edgerton Skyes,Alan Kendall
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2002-04-12
ISBN: 1134777329
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Who s Who in Non Classical Mythology Book Excerpt:

First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Classical Mythology in English Literature

Classical Mythology in English Literature
Author: Geoffrey Miles
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2002-09-11
ISBN: 1134754639
Category: Literary Collections
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Classical Mythology in English Literature Book Excerpt:

Classical Mythology in English Literature brings together a range of English versions of three classical myths. It allows students to explore the ways in which they have been reinterpreted and reinvented by writers throughout history. Beginning with a concise introduction to the principle Greco-Roman gods and heroes, the anthology then focuses on three stories: * Orpheus, the great musician and his quest to free his wife Eurydice from death * Venus and Adonis, the love goddess and the beautiful youth she loved * Pygmalion, the master sculptor who fell in love with his creation. Each section begins with the classical sources and ends with contemporary versions, showing how each myth has been used/abused or appropriated since its origins

Voyages in Classical Mythology

Voyages in Classical Mythology
Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Publsiher: Abc-Clio Incorporated
Total Pages: 478
Release: 1994
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Voyages in Classical Mythology Book Excerpt:

Chronicles the voyages, quests, and travels of forty-four heroes and deities from Greek and Roman mythology and includes alternate versions of tales, symbolic interpretations, and a list of ancient sources for each entry

The Classical Mythology of Milton s English Poems

The Classical Mythology of Milton s English Poems
Author: Charles Grosvenor Osgood
Publsiher: Ardent Media
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Chaucer s Use of Classical Mythology

Chaucer s Use of Classical Mythology
Author: Leah Zeva Freiwald
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 484
Release: 1983
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Who s who in Classical Mythology

Who s who in Classical Mythology
Author: Jessica Hodge
Publsiher: Smithmark Pub
Total Pages: 160
Release: 1995
ISBN: 9780831793623
Category: Mythology, Classical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Who s who in Classical Mythology Book Excerpt:

A guide to ancient heroes, legends and gods from Achilles to Zeus, with 200 illustrations.

Classical Mythology and Arthurian Romance

Classical Mythology and Arthurian Romance
Author: Charles Bertram Lewis
Publsiher: Genève : Slatkine Reprints
Total Pages: 334
Release: 1974
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Arthurian romances
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Who s Who in Classical Mythology

Who s Who in Classical Mythology
Author: Adrian Room
Publsiher: Gramercy
Total Pages: 341
Release: 2003
ISBN: 9780517222560
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Who s Who in Classical Mythology Book Excerpt:

With more than 1,200 entries, this dictionary-style guide is the most comprehensive source available for everything you'd like to know about the giants--and lesser-known characters --of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Seven appendixes, a complete bibliography, and detailed black-and-white reproductions of related scenes taken from painted ceramics of the period complement this concise, readable reference to the heroic undertakings, noble and moving loving stories, and poignant tales of the ancient world.

Classical Mythology in the Modernista Poetry of Spanish America

Classical Mythology in the Modernista Poetry of Spanish America
Author: George Dewey Schade
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 394
Release: 1953
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Mythology, Classical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema

Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema
Author: Martin M. Winkler
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2001-06-21
ISBN: 0198029780
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema Book Excerpt:

Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema is a collection of essays presenting a variety of approaches to films set in ancient Greece and Rome and to films that reflect archetypal features of classical literature. The diversity of content and theoretical stances found in this volume will make it required reading for scholars and students interested in interdisciplinary approaches to text and image, and for anyone interested in the presence of Greece and Rome in modern popular culture.

Classical Myth on Screen

Classical Myth on Screen
Author: M. Cyrino,M. Safran
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 257
Release: 2015-04-08
ISBN: 1137486031
Category: Art
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Classical Myth on Screen Book Excerpt:

An examination of how screen texts embrace, refute, and reinvent the cultural heritage of antiquity, this volume looks at specific story-patterns and archetypes from Greco-Roman culture. The contributors offer a variety of perspectives, highlighting key cultural relay points at which a myth is received and reformulated for a particular audience.

Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology Rock

Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology Rock
Author: Michelle M. Houle
Publsiher: Enslow Publishers, Inc.
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2012-09
ISBN: 1464503680
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology Rock Book Excerpt:

"Read about the war between the Titans and the Olympians, Pandora's box, Demeter and Persephone, and six other myths"--Provided by publisher.

A Bestiary of Monsters in Greek Mythology

A Bestiary of Monsters in Greek Mythology
Author: Spyros Syropoulos
Publsiher: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd
Total Pages: 150
Release: 2018-08-31
ISBN: 1784919519
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Bestiary of Monsters in Greek Mythology Book Excerpt:

The aim of this book is to explore the realm of the imaginary world of Greek mythology and present the reader with a categorization of monstrosity, referring to some of the most noted examples in each category.

The Heroes and Mortals of Greek Mythology

The Heroes and Mortals of Greek Mythology
Author: Don Nardo
Publsiher: Capstone
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2011-07-01
ISBN: 0756544807
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Heroes and Mortals of Greek Mythology Book Excerpt:

Describes the origins, personalities, and special powers of the Greek mythical heroes, including such figures as Heracles, Theseus, Perseus, and Oedipus.