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Mythology

Author: Edith Hamilton; Christopher Wormell
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Company, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A retelling of Greek, Roman and Norse myths.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Hamilton; Christopher Wormell
ISBN: 9780316223331 0316223336 9780316223348 0316223344
OCLC Number: 826450883
Notes: Includes index.
"Originally published in hardcover by Little, Brown and Company, 1942"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 482 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 22 cm
Contents: The Gods, the creation, and the earliest heroes. The Gods ; The two great Gods of Earth ; How the world and mankind were created ; The earliest heroes --
Stories of love and adventure. Cupid and Psyche ; Eight brief tales of lovers ; The quest of the Golden Fleece ; Four great adventures --
The great heroes before the Trojan War. Perseus ; Theseus ; Hercules ; Atalanta --
The heroes of the Trojan War. The Trojan War ; The fall of Troy ; The adventures of Odysseus ; The adventures of Aeneas --
The great families of mythology. The house of Atreus ; The royal house of Thebes ; The royal house of Athens --
The less important myths. Midas --
and others ; Brief myths arranged alphabetically --
The mythology of the Norsemen. Introduction to Norse mythology --
Genealogical tables.
Responsibility: Edith Hamilton ; illustrations by Chris Wormell.

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"No one in modern times has shown us more vividly than Edith Hamilton 'the glory that was Greece and the grandeur that was Rome.' Filtering the golden essence from the mass of classical literature, Read more...

 
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