• Title : Mythology

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  • ISBN: 0316341517

  • Format Type: Paperback

  • Number of Pages: 497 pages


Mythology Description

The world renowned classic that has enthralled and delighted millions of readers with its timeless tales of gods and heroes.Edith Hamilton s Mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman, and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present We meet the Greek gods on Olympus and Norse gods in Valhalla We follow the drama of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus We hear the tales of Jason and the Golden Fleece, Cupid and Psyche, and mighty King Midas We discover the origins of the names of the constellations And we recognize reference points for countless works of art, literature, and cultural inquiry from Freud s Oedipus complex to Wagner s Ring Cycle of operas to Eugene O Neill s Mourning Becomes Electra Praised throughout the world for its authority and lucidity, Mythology is Edith Hamilton s masterpiece the standard by which all other books on mythology are measured..



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thumbnail Title: Mythology
Author:Edith Hamilton
ISBN :0316341517
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Reviewer: 51 Reviews
Description: The world renowned classic that has enthralled and delighted millions of readers with its timeless tales of gods and heroes.Edith Hamilton s Mythology succeeds like no other book in bri

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