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Title:Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes
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Publisher:Back Bay Books
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Number of Pages:497
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Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton, Steele Savage

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes i The world renowned classic that has enthralled and delighted millions of readers with its timeless tales of gods and heroes i .

Edith Hamilton s i Mythology i 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 i Mourning Becomes Electra i Praised throughout the world for its authority and lucidity i Mythology i is Edith Hamilton s masterpiece the standard by which all other books on mythology are measured

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Fourth century Athens has a special claim on our attention writes the author apart from the great men it produced for it is the prelude to the end of Greece The kind of events that took place in the great free government of the ancient world may by reason of unchanging human nature be repeated in the modern world The course that Athens followed can be to us not only a record of old unhappy far off things but a blueprint of what may happen again, The noted author and scholar Edith Hamilton presents a guide to the prophets of the Old Testament for the modern reader, i The world renowned classic that has enthralled and delighted millions of readers with its timeless tales of gods and heroes i br br Edith Hamilton s i Mythology i 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 i Mourning Becomes Electra i Praised throughout the world for its authority and lucidity i Mythology i is Edith Hamilton s masterpiece the standard by which all other books on mythology are measured, No description available