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Mythology

Author: Edith Hamilton; Steele Savage
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, [©1942]
Series: Keith Jennison book.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : Large type edView all editions and formats
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A collection of Greek and Roman myths from various classical sources arranged in section on the gods and early heroes, love and adventure stories, heroes before and during the Trojan War, and lesser myths. Includes a brief section on Norse mythology.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Hamilton; Steele Savage
OCLC Number: 1807883
Notes: Complete and unabridged.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 497 pages : illustrations, plates, genealogical tables ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction to classical mythology (The mythology of the Greeks ; The Greek and Roman writers of mythology) --
pt. 1. The gods, creation, and the earliest heroes. I. The gods (The Titans and the twelve great Olympians ; The lesser gods of Olympus ; The gods of the waters ; The underworld ; The lesser gods of Earth ; The Roman gods) ; II. The two great gods of Earth (Demeter (Ceres) ; Dionysus or Bacchus) ; III. How the world and mankind were created ; IV. The earliest heroes (Prometheus and Io ; Europa ; The Cyclops Polyphemus ; Flower-myths: Narcissus, Hyacinth, Adonis) --
pt. 2. Stories of love and adventure. I. Cupid and Psyche ; II. Eight brief tales of lovers (Pyramus and Thisbe, Orpheus and Eurydice, Ceyx and Alcyone, Pygmalion and Galatea, Baucis and Philemon, Endymion, Daphne, Alpheus and Arethusa) ; III. The quest of the Golden Fleece ; IV. Four great adventures (Phaëthon, Pegasus and Bellerophon, Otus and Ephialtes, Daedalus). pt. 3. The great heroes before the Trojan War. I. Perseus ; II. Theseus ; III. Hercules ; IV. Atalanta --
pt. 4. The heroes of the Trojan War. I. The Trojan War (Prologue: the judgment of Paris ; The Trojan War) ; II. The fall of Troy ; II. The adventures of Odysseus ; IV. The adventures of Aeneas (Pt. 1: From Troy to Italy ; pt. 2: The descent into the Lower World ; pt. 3: The war in Italy) --
pt. 5. The great families of mythology. I. The House of Atreus (Tantalus and Niobe ; Agamemnon and his children ; Iphigenia among the Taurians) ; II. The royal house of Thebes (Cadmus and his children ; Oedipus ; Antigone ; The Seven against Thebes) ; III. The royal house of Athens (Cecrops ; Procne and Philomela ; Procris and Cephalus ; Orithyia and Boreas ; Creüsa and Ion). pt. 6. The less important myths. I. Midas --
and others (Midas ; Aesculapius ; The Danaïds ; Glaucus and Scylla ; Erysichthon ; Pomona and Vertumnus) ; II. Brief myths arranged alphabetically --
pt. 7. The mythology of the Norsemen: introduction to Norse mythology. I. The stories of Signy and of Sigurd ; II. The Norse gods (The creation ; The Norse wisdom) --
Genealogical tables.
Series Title: Keith Jennison book.
Responsibility: by Edith Hamilton ; illustrated by Steele Savage.

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A collection of Greek and Roman myths from various classical sources arranged in section on the gods and early heroes, love and adventure stories, heroes before and during the Trojan War, and lesser myths. Includes a brief section on Norse mythology.

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