Heroes Gods And Monsters Of The Greek Myths

Author: Bernard Evslin
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453264485
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Heroes Gods And Monsters Of The Greek Myths from the Author: Bernard Evslin. 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 for these fabulous tales and the eternal themes they so beautifully express. In this accessible overview, you’ll get to know the iconic gods, heroes, and tragic figures: Zeus, the all-powerful king of the gods; Hera, his cunning and jealous wife; King Midas, whose touch could turn anything into gold; the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his own creation; and many more. With each story, Evslin brings new life to these legendary characters and the magical world they inhabit. Translated into multiple languages, and with more than ten million copies sold, this invaluable resource has become a classic in itself.

Heroes Gods And Monsters Of The Greek Myths

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Publisher: Laurel Leaf
ISBN: 0553259202
Size: 13.58 MB
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Heroes Gods And Monsters Of The Greek Myths from the Author: . Provides retellings of the ancient Greek myths, arranged in four sections: the Gods, Nature Myths, Demigods, and Fables and includes a brief section on words from the Greek myths which are part of the English language. Reissue.

Heroes Gods And Monsters Of Ancient Greek Mythology

Author: Michael Ford
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1908759828
Size: 12.66 MB
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Heroes Gods And Monsters Of Ancient Greek Mythology from the Author: Michael Ford. Heroes, Gods and Monsters in Ancient Greek Mythology' is a collection of classic archetypal Ancient Greek myths, including the stories of Jason, Perseus, Odysseus, Heracles, Oedipus and Theseus, and many more dark and delirious, famous Ancient Greek myths. These stories, which have had a great influence on thinkers throughout the centuries, inform popular culture even today. Here they are told as if by a fireside storyteller, detailing the horrific perils these heroes faced. A historical introduction explains who the Ancient Greeks were, describing their beliefs and customs, and a 'Finding out more' section provides you with the tools you need to discover even more about this increidble civilisation and their beliefs.

Heroes And Monsters Of Greek Myth

Author: Bernard Evslin
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780590434409
Size: 45.48 MB
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Heroes And Monsters Of Greek Myth from the Author: Bernard Evslin. Heroes who defy the gods, warriors who battle strange and powerful creatures, beasts whose glance turns men to stone--the legends of Ancient Greece are as exciting now as they have been for thousands of years. Read about all the greatest heroes--and the most horrific monsters--in this classic collection of timeless adventures.

Mythology

Author: Edith Hamilton
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316438537
Size: 12.19 MB
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Mythology from the Author: Edith Hamilton. In celebration of of the 75th anniversary of this classic bestseller, this stunningly illustrated, beautifully packaged, larger-format hardcover edition will be beloved by fans of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology of all ages. Since its original publication by Little, Brown and Company in 1942, Edith Hamilton's Mythology has sold millions of copies throughout the word and established itself as a perennial bestseller in its various available formats: hardcover, trade paperback, mass market paperback, and e-book. For 75 years readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting, and fascinating world of Western mythology-from Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom. This exciting new deluxe, large-format hardcover edition, published in celebration of the book's 75th anniversary, will be beautifully packages and fully-illustrated throughout with all-new, specially commissioned four-color art, making it a true collector's item.

Greek Myths

Author: Ellen Eichenwald Switzer
Publisher: Atheneum Books
ISBN: 9780689312533
Size: 43.73 MB
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Greek Myths from the Author: Ellen Eichenwald Switzer. Examines the sources and stories of Greek mythology, recounting the tales of gods, heroes, lovers, and warriors.

Gods Heroes And Monsters

Author: Selene Nicolaides
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764168543
Size: 33.42 MB
Format: PDF
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Gods Heroes And Monsters from the Author: Selene Nicolaides. This action-packed guide includes character profiles, lavish CGI artworks of dramatic scenes from famous Greek myths, and images of artifacts from the ancient Greek period. From fates and furies to the Minotaur and Medusa, it's the perfect way to introduce (or rediscover) Ancient Greek mythology!

Treasury Of Greek Mythology

Author: Donna Jo Napoli
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426311915
Size: 60.89 MB
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Treasury Of Greek Mythology from the Author: Donna Jo Napoli. 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 lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Christina Balit, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa will fascinate and engage children’s imaginations. National Geographic completes the book with embellishments of each story: sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster link the myths to constellations, geography, history, and culture to help young readers connect the stories to real life events, people, and places. A family tree and a “cast of characters” profile page help make relationships between the characters clear, and a mapping feature adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter directing readers to more information round out this luminous book. Sure to dazzle all those intrigued with the fantastic tales of Greek mythology and enchant new readers, this vibrant book will soon become a family keepsake. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

Gods Heroes And Monsters

Author: Stella Caldwell
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781783121199
Size: 76.90 MB
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Gods Heroes And Monsters from the Author: Stella Caldwell. 'Mythworld' is a lavish album of discovery in which the legendary creatures, battles and heroic deeds of Greek mythology are brought to jaw-dropping life. Stunning photographs of ancient treasures are paired with full-bleed awe-inspiring CGI scenes from the classic myths - your chance to rediscover gripping tales of the Odyssey, the Trojan Wars and the adventures of heroes such as Perseus and Heracles. Lively text explains the historical context of the myths and an illustrated map showcases the awesome Greek mythical world. From fates and furies to minotaurs and muses, this is a book to stir your imagination.