Mythology 101 : From Gods and Goddesses to Monsters and Mortals, Your Guide to Ancient Mythology
Explore the fascinating myths of Greek and Roman civilizations!The tales of gods and heroes are often turned into tedious discourse that even Ovid would reject. This easy-to-read guide cuts out the boring details, and instead, provides you with a thrilling lesson in classic mythology.From the heights of Mt. Olympus to the depths of the Underworld, this book takes you on an unforgettable journey through all the major myths born in ancient Greece and Rome, such as Achilles's involvement in the Trojan War; Pluto's kidnapping of the beautiful Proserpina; and the slaying of Medusa by Perseus, the heroic demi-god. You'll also learn all about the wonders of the world as well as the greatest creatures ever recorded in history.Like Charon navigating the River of Wailing, Mythology 101 will guide you through the most glorious (and completely terrifying) tales the ancient world has to offer.
- Hardback | 288 pages
- 139.7 x 185.42 x 25.4mm | 385.55g
- 01 Jan 2014
- Adams Media Corporation
- Holbrook, MA, United States
- 8-page, 4-color insert
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About Kathleen Sears
Kathleen Sears was a high school English and Language Arts teacher for thirty years. In her retirement, she has worked as a freelance copyeditor and proofreader for several book publishers. She is the author of American Government 101, Mythology 101, US History 101, Grammar 101, and Weather 101. She lives in Syracuse, New York.