Classical Mythology Books

Click Get Book Button To Download or read online Classical Mythology books, Available in PDF, ePub, Tuebl and Kindle. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

Classical Mythology


Classical Mythology
  • Author : Mark P. O. Morford
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 1999
  • ISBN : 0195143388
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

Classical Mythology, Sixth Edition, continues to build on its best-selling tradition of focusing on the literary tradition of Greek and Roman mythology through extensive translations of original mythological sources. Its coverage of comparative and interpretative approaches as well as evidencefrom art and archeology is expanded in this edition. Morford and Lenardon's insightful and accessible discussion of classical myths in their historical and cultural settings, as well as their survival in literature, art, music, and film, remains unparalleled: This comprehensive introduction toclassical mythology features new translations, expanded critical coverage, an expanded art program, and a new web site.

Classical Mythology A Very Short Introduction


Classical Mythology  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Helen Morales
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2007-08-23
  • ISBN : 9780192804761
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

From Zeus and Europa, to Diana, Pan, and Prometheus, the myths of ancient Greece and Rome seem to exert a timeless power over us. But what do those myths represent, and why are they so enduringly fascinating? This imaginative and stimulating Very Short Introduction goes beyond a simple retelling of the stories to explore the rich history and diverse interpretations of classical myths in both high art and popular culture.

Classical Mythology A to Z


Classical Mythology A to Z
  • Author : Annette Giesecke
  • Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
  • Release : 2020-10-06
  • ISBN : 9780762497133
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

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.

Classical Mythology The Basics


Classical Mythology  The Basics
  • Author : Richard Martin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2016-04-28
  • ISBN : 9781317539162
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

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.

Handbook of Classical Mythology


Handbook of Classical Mythology
  • Author : William F. Hansen
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 2004
  • ISBN : 9781576072264
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

Presents classic stories of the Greeks and Romans, along with geographical and historical background information.