The Everything Classical Mythology Book
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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

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Romance, betrayal, passion, tragedy, violence, and scandal. No, it's not the latest reality TV search for love--it's classical mythology.

For years, people have turned to the ancient Greek and Roman myths for entertaining reading, unbelievable storylines, unique characters, and unparalleled drama. This guide explains the great stories and how they still influence literature, entertainment, and everyday life. From heroes and heroines to monsters and villains, this entertaining guide covers it all. Inside, you will learn how:

The Greeks defeated the Titans
Odysseus tricked the Cyclops
Hercules accomplished the twelve labors
Peruses slew Medusa
The Greeks bested the Trojans
Hades abducted Persephone
Bellerophon killed the Chimera

With an easy reference chart of the gods and goddesses and their interrelations, this action-packed book helps you bring classical mythology to life!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 200.66 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 544.31g
  • Holbrook, MA, United States
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 1440502404
  • 9781440502408
  • 478,203

About Nancy Conner

Nancy Conner, PhD is a freelance writer, academic, and novelist. As a professor at Brown University, Auburn University, and Philips Academy in Andover, she taught a wide range of classes in early literature and mythology, including the popular course "Monsters and Heroes."
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