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The everything classical mythology book : from the heights of Mount Olympus to the depths of the underworld : all you need to know about the classical myths

Label
The everything classical mythology book : from the heights of Mount Olympus to the depths of the underworld : all you need to know about the classical myths
Title
The everything classical mythology book
Title remainder
from the heights of Mount Olympus to the depths of the underworld : all you need to know about the classical myths
Title variation
Classical mythology book
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Romance, betrayal, passion, tragedy, violence, and scandal! Now you have an easy-to-follow guide to the drama and intrigue of classical myths
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
398.20938
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • BL723
  • BL723
LC item number
  • .B65 2010
  • .B65 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The everything classical mythology book : from the heights of Mount Olympus to the depths of the underworld : all you need to know about the classical myths
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What are myths for? -- Classical myth-makers -- Out of chaos: creation -- The children of Mother Earth -- Introducing the Olympians -- Zeus and Hera: a marriage made in heaven -- Poseidon: sovereign of the sea -- The dark prince -- Demeter and Hestia: home is where the heart is -- Ares and the art of war -- Athena: the peaceful warrior -- Artemis: the thrill of the hunt -- Apollo: a (mostly) civilized god -- Hermes: swift as the wind -- Erotic Aphrodite and hard-working Hephaestus -- Parting with Dionysus -- The lesser gods -- Monster madness -- The leading men of classical mythology -- The Trojan war -- When in Rome... -- The gods and goddesses live on
Control code
461276091
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
  • 2nd ed. /
  • Nancy Conner.
Extent
xii, 289 p.
Isbn
9781440502408
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)461276091
Label
The everything classical mythology book : from the heights of Mount Olympus to the depths of the underworld : all you need to know about the classical myths
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What are myths for? -- Classical myth-makers -- Out of chaos: creation -- The children of Mother Earth -- Introducing the Olympians -- Zeus and Hera: a marriage made in heaven -- Poseidon: sovereign of the sea -- The dark prince -- Demeter and Hestia: home is where the heart is -- Ares and the art of war -- Athena: the peaceful warrior -- Artemis: the thrill of the hunt -- Apollo: a (mostly) civilized god -- Hermes: swift as the wind -- Erotic Aphrodite and hard-working Hephaestus -- Parting with Dionysus -- The lesser gods -- Monster madness -- The leading men of classical mythology -- The Trojan war -- When in Rome... -- The gods and goddesses live on
Control code
461276091
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
  • 2nd ed. /
  • Nancy Conner.
Extent
xii, 289 p.
Isbn
9781440502408
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)461276091

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