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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

Author: Nancy Conner; Lesley Bolton
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media ; Newton Abbot : David & Charles [distributor], 2010.
Series: Everything series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Romance, betrayal, passion, tragedy, violence, and scandal! Now you have an easy-to-follow guide to the drama and intrigue of classical myths.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Conner; Lesley Bolton
ISBN: 9781440502408 1440502404
OCLC Number: 461276091
Notes: Revised edition of: The everything classical mythology book / Lesley Bolton. 2002.
Description: xii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: What are myths for? --
Classical myth-makers --
Out of chaos: creation --
The children of Mother Earth --
Introducing the Olympians --
Zeus and Hera: a marriage made in heaven --
Poseidon: sovereign of the sea --
The dark prince --
Demeter and Hestia: home is where the heart is --
Ares and the art of war --
Athena: the peaceful warrior --
Artemis: the thrill of the hunt --
Apollo: a (mostly) civilized god --
Hermes: swift as the wind --
Erotic Aphrodite and hard-working Hephaestus --
Partying with Dionysus --
The lesser gods --
Monster madness --
The leading men of classical mythology --
The Trojan war --
When in Rome ... --
The gods and goddesses live on.
Series Title: Everything series.
Other Titles: Classical mythology book
Responsibility: Nancy Conner.

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