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Greek mythology is the body of myths originally told by the ancient Greeks and a genre of Ancient Greek folklore.These stories concern the origin and the nature of the world, the lives and activities of deities, heroes, and mythological creatures, and the origins and significance of the ancient Greeks' own cult and ritual practices. Modern scholars study the myths in an attempt to shed light ...

Best Mythology Books for Kids and Teens

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There's more than just Greek and Roman mythology, too. The fantastic (in every sense of the word) books on this list draw from Indian, Norse, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean myths. For more great fantasy reads, check out our Fantasy Books for Kids and 10 Thrilling Books for Teens Who Love Fantasy .

The Library of Greek Mythology : Apollodorus - Book Depository

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8/1/2008 · The only work of its kind to survive from classical antiquity, the Library of Apollodorus is a unique guide to Greek mythology, from the origins of the universe to the Trojan War. Apollodorus' Library has been used as a source book by classicists from the time of its compilation in the 1st-2nd century BC to the present, influencing writers from ...

Books to Read if You Love Greek or Roman Mythology

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4/12/2018 · This list of books about Greek or Roman mythology is sponsored by Little, Brown and Company, publisher of Circe by Madeline Miller. In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother.

The Best Greek Mythology Books You Must Read: Updated 2019

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1. Book Summary: In print for over fifty years, D’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths has introduced generations to Greek mythology—and continues to enthrall young readers. Here are the greats of ancient Greece—gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters—as freshly described in words and pictures as if they were alive today. 2. Book Reviews: View More Reviews4) The Complete World of Greek Mythology, by Richard Buxton 1. Book Summary: From the first millennium BC until today, the myths have been repeat…

50 Must-Read Greek Mythology Books - BOOK RIOT

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When it comes to Greek mythology, you can go back to the source.…kinda. Each new translator from the original Greek adds their own spin on the stories, highlighting certain sections and altering the words in profound ways.However, as a mythology rooted in oral traditions with its always-shifting truth, this seems right. Here’s some of my favorite translations and collections of Greek mythology.

Oedipus - Greek mythology

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The son of Laius and Jocasta, King and Queen of Thebes, Oedipus is the unfortunate main protagonist of one of the best-known of all legends in Ancient Greek or any other mythology. Left, while still a baby, to die in the mountains by his father who had been warned that his son would kill him and marry his wife Oedipus was eventually adopted by the childless King Polybus and Queen Merope of Corinth. After accidentally finding abou…

Great Greek Mythology Books for Kids | Brightly

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Spark an interest in Greek mythology with these fabulous kids’ books that recount the classic stories or use them as inspiration for new and exciting tales. From immortal gods, goddesses, and heroes to unusual creatures and demigods, these Greek mythology

Greek Mythology - Wikibooks, open books for an open world

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Greek Mythology is among the most famous and well known of the Ancient Mythologies. It stretches back millennia and has intrigued man with its fantastical stories and unusual beasts. This book will serve as a detailed reference to all things in Greek Mythology, including a bestiary of Greek mythological creatures such as the centaur and nymph ...

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The book is a good, solid reference book for schoolkids doing research on Greek Mythology, but much of it’s not very engaging to read. The graphics are beautiful and colorful, if a bit artsy (not always instantaneously clear in subject.)

The Best Greek Mythology Books - 2019 • Greek Gods & Goddesses

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10/21/2019 · “The Library of Greek Mythology” is unique among other Greek mythology books, as it is the only book to survive from classical antiquity. “The Library of Greek Mythology” presents Greek mythology in its purest form, translated directly from ancient Greek works for English-speaking readers to enjoy.

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Greek Mythology. 18,203 likes · 489 talking about this. Facts and Fiction surrounding all things involving Greek myths, God of War games, and some Trivia. Questions and valid contributions are always...

5 Awesome Greek Mythology Fiction Books for Kids

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11/26/2019 · The author combines the stories of Greek mythology with the feel of a comic book. There are detailed illustrations with easy-to-ready content. This makes this series both enjoyable and easy to read with the pictures and comic book style of writing. This series is suited for ages 9 to 12. 4. Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes

SparkNotes: Mythology: Character List

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Norse Mythology; Odin. The counterpart of Zeus in Norse mythology. Odin is a quiet, brooding figure. He trades one of his eyes and suffers for nine nights to attain the insights of the Well of Wisdom, which he passes on to men along with the mystical powers of the runes and poetry.

About Greek Mythology - CliffsNotes Study Guides | Book ...

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Greek myths and legends form the richest, most fertile collection of stories in Western culture, if we exclude the Bible. Yet despite their diversity they tend to share a common outlook on life. The Greeks cherished life and believed in living it to the fullest degree, since death was an inevitable fact. While the mystery cults accepted the ...

List of 10 Best Books to Read about Greek Mythology ...

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It is a classic book that has dense writings about Greek mythology, from the origin of the universe to the Trojan War. It provides a detailed description and history of the Greek myth and has had a great impact on many writers. It is an excellent book for young adults. The Greek Myths. By: Robert Graves. This book was written in 1955 by Robert ...

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