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

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

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by Nancy Conner
     
 

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Romance, betrayal, passion, tragedy, violence, and scandal. No, it's not the latest reality TV search for love—it's classical mythology.

For years, people have turned to the ancient Greek and Roman myths for entertaining reading, unbelievable storylines, unique characters, and unparalleled drama. This guide explains the great stories and how they still

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Romance, betrayal, passion, tragedy, violence, and scandal. No, it's not the latest reality TV search for love—it's classical mythology.

For years, people have turned to the ancient Greek and Roman myths for entertaining reading, unbelievable storylines, unique characters, and unparalleled drama. This guide explains the great stories and how they still influence literature, entertainment, and everyday life. From heroes and heroines to monsters and villains, this entertaining guide covers it all. Inside, you will learn how:

  • The Greeks defeated the Titans
  • Odysseus tricked the Cyclops
  • Hercules accomplished the twelve labors
  • Peruses slew Medusa
  • The Greeks bested the Trojans
  • Hades abducted Persephone
  • Bellerophon killed the Chimera
With an easy reference chart of the gods and goddesses and their interrelations, this action-packed book helps you bring classical mythology to life!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440502408
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
02/10/2010
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
702,561
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Nancy Conner, PhD (Ithaca, NY) is a freelance writer, academic, and novelist. As a professor at Brown University, Auburn University, and Phillips Academy, she taught a wide range of classes in early literature and mythology, including the popular course “Monsters and Heroes.” Nancy has written books for the Missing Manuals series and 4 Everyone series, as well as custom corporate publications for the Dummies series. Connor also has two fantasy novels coming out, one in 2010 and the other in 2011.

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