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Mythology : timeless tales of gods and heroes

Mythology : timeless tales of gods and heroes

Author: Edith Hamilton; Jim Tierney
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 75th anniversary illustrated editionView all editions and formats
Monsters, mortals, gods, and warriors: For over sixty years readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting, and fascinating world of Western mythology. From Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom, Edith Hamilton's classic collection not only retells these stories with brilliant clarity but shows us how the ancients  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Hamilton; Jim Tierney
ISBN: 9780316438520 0316438529
OCLC Number: 1004059928
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1942.
Includes index.
Description: 371 pages : color illustrations, genealogical tables ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction to classical mythology --
Gods, the creation, and the earliest heroes --
Stories of love and adventure --
Great heroes before the Trojan War --
Heroes of the Trojan War --
Great families of mythology --
Less important myths --
Mythology of the Norsemen --
Genealogical tables.
Responsibility: Edith Hamilton ; illustrated by Jim Tierney.


In celebration of of the 75th anniversary of this classic bestseller, this stunningly illustrated, beautifully packaged, larger-format hardcover edition will be beloved by fans of Greek, Roman, and  Read more...


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