Mythology

✏Book Title : The Library of Greek Mythology
✏Author : Apollodorus
✏Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
✏Release Date : 1998
✏Pages : 291
✏ISBN : 0192839241
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Library of Greek Mythology Book Summary : A new translation of an important text for Greek mythology used as a source book by classicists from antiquity to Robert Graves, The Library of Greek Mythology is a complete summary of early Greek myth, telling the story of each of the great families of heroic mythology, and the various adventures associated with the main heroes and heroines, from Jason and Perseus to Heracles and Helen of Troy. Using the ancient system of detailed histories of the great families, it contains invaluable genealogical diagrams for maximum clarity.

✏Book Title : The Oxford Companion to World Mythology
✏Author : David Leeming
✏Publisher : Oxford University Press
✏Release Date : 2005-11-17
✏Pages : 469
✏ISBN : 9780195156690
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Oxford Companion to World Mythology Book Summary : Consists of nearly two thousand entries covering all aspects of mythology, including Greek, Roman, Native American, Indian, Japanese, Sumerian, and Egyptian.

📒Mythology ✍ Edith Hamilton

✏Book Title : Mythology
✏Author : Edith Hamilton
✏Publisher : Turtleback
✏Release Date : 1999-01
✏Pages : 352
✏ISBN : 0606162453
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Mythology Book Summary : A collection of Greek and Roman myths arranged in sections on the gods and early heroes, love and adventure stories, the Trojan war, and a brief section on Norse mythology

✏Book Title : Taking Ancient Mythology Economically
✏Author : Morris Silver
✏Publisher : BRILL
✏Release Date : 1992
✏Pages : 354
✏ISBN : 9004097066
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Taking Ancient Mythology Economically Book Summary : The primary objective of this study is to decipher the 'codes' or polysemous signs of many prominent myths of the Graeco-Roman and Near Eastern worlds and thereby to expose their hidden economic meaning. The study is highlighted by analyses of the following themes: Birth of Athena from Zeus' Head, Perseus and the Gorgon, and Gilgamesh in the Cedar Forest; Oedipus of Thebes and the biblical myth of the Five Golden Tumors; Semele the daughter of Kadmos; Heroic Twins; Labors of Herakles; Cain, Janus, and the Rainbow; Dogs as Merchants and Male Prostitutes; Virgin Priestesses in Treasuries; Danae and the Birth of Perseus and the biblical myth of the 'House of Rahab'; Circuiting Gods; Contest Between Athena and Poseidon for Supremacy in Athens; and Hermes versus Apollo, David and his Lyre at King Saul's Court, and Gilgamesh the Infernal Musician. A striking result of these studies is the extent to which ancient myths are saturated by economic content, especially commercial idioms and the standardized gestures required of contractors. It becomes quite clear that the ancients were far more aware of and interested in the economy than many contemporary scholars give them credit for.

📒Greek Mythology ✍ Hourly History

✏Book Title : Greek Mythology
✏Author : Hourly History
✏Publisher : Hourly History
✏Release Date : 2016-07-06
✏Pages : 52
✏ISBN : 9781535100106
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Greek Mythology Book Summary : Greek Mythology is an enormous field of study and a brief guide is a daunting task for any writer. The myths have a way of entwining one with another, and it is difficult to present a coherent story line without feeling one has omitted the best part of the story. Inside you will read about… - What Is A Myth? - The Sources Of Greek Mythology - The Creation Of The Universe And The Gods - What Of Man? What Of Woman? - The Greek Pantheon - The Trojan War - The Influence Of Greek Drama - Two Greek Mortal Heroes In Mythological Tales This guide succeeds in presenting an overall sketch of the creation of the world and the battles that follow, resulting in Zeus taking his place as the supreme god and ruling the earth from Mount Olympus. It covers the creation of man, it seems, as a bit of an afterthought for the amusement of the Olympians and some of the most famous stories that have come down to us via the writings of the great dramatists of the Classical Age. There are concise biographies of the twelve gods that make up the Olympians as well as of the heroes of the Trojan War.

📒Handbook Of Classical Mythology ✍ William F. Hansen

✏Book Title : Handbook of Classical Mythology
✏Author : William F. Hansen
✏Publisher : ABC-CLIO
✏Release Date : 2004
✏Pages : 394
✏ISBN : 9781576072264
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Handbook of Classical Mythology Book Summary : Presents classic stories of the Greeks and Romans, along with geographical and historical background information.

✏Book Title : Structure and History in Greek Mythology and Ritual
✏Author : Walter Burkert
✏Publisher : Univ of California Press
✏Release Date : 1982-11-08
✏Pages : 226
✏ISBN : 0520047702
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Structure and History in Greek Mythology and Ritual Book Summary : Discusses the concept of myth, looks at the traditions of Greek ritual, and considers specific Greek myths

📒Mythology ✍ David Adams Leeming

✏Book Title : Mythology
✏Author : David Adams Leeming
✏Publisher : Oxford University Press
✏Release Date : 1998-05-28
✏Pages : 288
✏ISBN : 9780199839414
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Mythology Book Summary : What makes something mythic? What do mythic events and narratives have to do with us? In Mythology, David Leeming offers an unusual and effective approach to the subject of mythology by stressing universal themes through myths of many cultures. This anthology collects a wide array of narrative texts from the Bible to English literature to interpretations by Joseph Campbell, C.G. Jung, and others, which illustrate how myths serve whole societies in our universal search for meaning. Leeming illustrates the various stages or rites of passage of the mythic universal hero, from birth to childhood, through trial and quest, death, descent, rebirth, and ascension. The arrangement of texts by themes such as "Childhood, Initiation and Divine Signs," "The Descent to the Underworld," and "Resurrection and Rebirth" strip mythic characters of their many national and cultural "masks" to reveal their archetypal aspects. Real figures, including Jesus and Mohammed, are also included underlining the theory that myths are real and can be applied to real life. This edition is updated to include additional heroine myths, as well as Navajo, Indonesian, Indian, Chinese, and African tales.

📒African Mythology ✍ Sandra Giddens

✏Book Title : African Mythology
✏Author : Sandra Giddens
✏Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
✏Release Date : 2006-01-15
✏Pages : 64
✏ISBN : 1404207686
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏African Mythology Book Summary : Describes the role of mythology in African culture and religion and presents several myths.

📒Egyptian Mythology ✍ F. Max Müller

✏Book Title : Egyptian Mythology
✏Author : F. Max Müller
✏Publisher : Courier Corporation
✏Release Date : 2012-03-07
✏Pages : 352
✏ISBN : 9780486122786
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Egyptian Mythology Book Summary : The complexities of Egyptian mythology — its gods, sun and animal worship, myths, magical practices — are explored. Magnificently illustrated with 232 figures that clarify ancient beliefs and customs.