Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology Rock!

Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology Rock!

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Overview

The gods and goddesses of Greek mythology have inspired painting, sculpture, literature and music, books and movies. Their stories con tinue to influence Western culture, despite the fact that the civilization that created them disappeared thousands of years ago.

Author Michelle M. Houle skillfully weaves together the threads of the gods and goddesses wars, love affairs, and personal quests for power, as well as their very creation. Each story is complemented by expert commentary written by scholars and specialists on Greek mythology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766038974
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Series: Mythology Rocks!
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Chart of Major Gods and Goddesses 4

Preface 6

Map of Ancient Greece 8

1 Creation 17

2 The War Between the Titans and the Olympians 26

3 Prometheus and Earth's First Inhabitants 39

4 Pandora 51

5 Demeter and Persephone 60

6 Dionysus and His Followers 75

7 Baucis and Philemon 89

8 Echo and Narcissus 99

9 Helius and Phaethon 109

Glossary 119

Chapter Notes 121

Further Reading 124

Internet Addresses 125

Index 127

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