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The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth
The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth
by Robert Graves
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The definitive edition of one of the more extraordinary and influential books of our time This labyrinthine and extraordinary book, first published more than sixty years ago, was the outcome of Robert Gravess vast reading and curious research into... (read more)

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Gods of the Greeks (51 Edition)
Gods of the Greeks (51 Edition)
by Carl Kerenyi
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After a brief introduction, the complex genealogies of the gods lead him from the begettings of the Titans and from Aphrodite under all her titles and aspects, to Apollo, Hermes and the reign of Zeus, touching upon the Affairs of Pan, nymphs, satyrs... (read more)

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Penelopiad : Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (05 Edition)
Penelopiad : Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (05 Edition)
by Margaret Atwood
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Margaret Atwood returns with a shrewd, funny, and insightful retelling of the myth of Odysseus from the point of view of Penelope. Describing her own remarkable vision, the author writes in the foreword, “Ive chosen to give the telling of the story... (read more)

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Mythology
Mythology
by Edith Hamilton
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Since its original publication by Little, Brown and Company in 1942, Edith Hamilton's Mythology has sold millions of copies throughout the world and established itself as a perennial bestseller in its various available formats: hardcover, trade paperback,... (read more)

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Myths of the Ancient Greeks (03 Edition)
Myths of the Ancient Greeks (03 Edition)
by Richard Martin
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From one of todays foremost scholars, a lively retelling of the timeless tales… Here are the myths that have influenced so much of our cultural heritage. Such age-old stories as the tragic love of Orpheus and Eurydice or Demeters loss of her... (read more)

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Myths of the Greeks and Romans
Myths of the Greeks and Romans
by Michael Grant
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This work provides an analysis of the influence of the classic myth on the study and execution of artistic and scientific endeavours throughout the ages. The book summarizes all the myths and legends of the lesser Gods and heroes, and traces their... (read more)

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Mythology and You
Mythology and You
by Donna Rosenberg
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Apollo, Zeus, Athena, Pandora, Midas, Pygmalion, Daedalus and Icarus, and many more are contained within "Mythology and You. These tales reveal many universal truths about historical human behavior and have great relevance in today's world.... (read more)

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Library of Greek Mythology (97 Edition)
Library of Greek Mythology (97 Edition)
by Apollodorus
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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... (read more)

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The Wisdom of the Myths: How Greek Mythology Can Change Your Life
The Wisdom of the Myths: How Greek Mythology Can Change Your Life
by Luc Ferry
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More than 100,000 copies sold in France A fascinating new journey through Greek mythology that explains the myths' timeless lessons and meaning Heroes, gods, and mortals. The Greek myths are the founding narratives of Western civilization: to... (read more)

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Songs on Bronze: The Greek Myths Made Real
Songs on Bronze: The Greek Myths Made Real
by Nigel Spivey
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This is the first major, vivid retelling of classic Greek mythology in half a century; a set of lively, racy, dramatic versions of the great myths, which, in a multicultural society, are recognized more than ever as stories without equal.... (read more)

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The Mysteries of Mithra
The Mysteries of Mithra
by Franz Cumont
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The colorful Mithraic religion originated in Persia, enjoyed enormous popularity in Europe, and was ultimately destroyed by Christianity. This definitive treatment of Mithra by a leading authority on classical religions pieces together its mysteries: the... (read more)

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Jason and the Argonauts (Penguin Classics)
Jason and the Argonauts (Penguin Classics)
by Apollonius Of Rhodes
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The first new Penguin Classics translation of the Argonautica since the 1950s Now in a riveting new verse translation Jason and the Argonauts (also known as the Argonautica), is the only surviving full account of Jasons voyage on the Argo in quest of the... (read more)

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Legacies :Prometheus, Orpheus, Socrates
Legacies :Prometheus, Orpheus, Socrates
by Joan M Erikson
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Myth and legend illuminate human history as each generation draws inspiration from the lives and teaching of icon-like figures who channel the legacy of an epoch. In this book, Joan M. Erikson turns to classical Greece in search of three such mentors who... (read more)

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Who's Who in Classical Mythology
Who's Who in Classical Mythology
by Adrian Room
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Who's Who in Classical Mythology is a comprehensive dictionary of classical names that contains more than 1,200 entries detailing the origins of Greek and Roman mythological themes. This excellent compilation is a valuable resource for students studying... (read more)

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Greek Gods, Human Lives: What We Can Learn from Myths
Greek Gods, Human Lives: What We Can Learn from Myths
by Mary Lefkowitz
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-268) and index.... (read more)

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Greek Mythology for Beginners
Greek Mythology for Beginners
by Joe Lee
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Joe Lee is an illustrator, cartoonist, writer, and clown. With a degree from Indiana University centering on Medieval History, Joe is also a graduate of Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey's Clown College. He worked for some years as a circus clown. He... (read more)

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Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes
Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes
by Edith Hamilton
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Since its original publication by Little, Brown and Company in 1942, Edith Hamilton's Mythology has sold millions of copies throughout the world and established itself as a perennial bestseller in its various available formats: hardcover, trade paperback,... (read more)

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Classical Mythology: Images and Insights
Classical Mythology: Images and Insights
by Stephen L Harris
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Stephen L. Harris is Professor Emeritus of Humanities and Religious Studies at California State University, Sacramento, where he served ten years as department chair. A Woodrow Wilson Fellow, he received his M.A. and Ph.D. from Cornell University. A... (read more)

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The Greek Myths: Volume 2
The Greek Myths: Volume 2
by Robert Graves
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Robert Graves, classicist, poet, and unorthodox critic, retells the Greek legends of gods and heroes for a modern audience  And, in the two volumes of The Greek Myths, he demonstrates with a dazzling display of relevant knowledge that Greek... (read more)

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Penguin Book of Classical Myths (09 Edition)
Penguin Book of Classical Myths (09 Edition)
by Jenny March
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The greatest legends of all time, splendidly retold The myths of ancient Greece and Rome are the most dramatic and unforgettable tales of love, war, heroism, and betrayal ever told. Whether it?s Icarus flying too close to the sun, Prometheus stealing... (read more)

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