Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes
MONSTERS, MORTALS, GODS, AND WARRIORSFor over fifty years readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting, and fascinating world of Western mythology. From Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom,... show more
MONSTERS, MORTALS, GODS, AND WARRIORSFor over fifty years readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting, and fascinating world of Western mythology. From Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom, Edith Hamilton's classic collection not only retells these stories with brilliant clarity but shows us how the ancients saw their own place in the world and how their themes echo in our consciousness today. An essential part of every home library, MYTHOLOGY is the definitive volume for anyone who wants to know the key dramas, the primary characters, the triumphs, failures, fears, and hopes first narrated thousands of years ago -- and still spellbinding to this day.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 1st 1999
Pages no: 330
Edition language: English
The stories of Greco-Roman gods and heroes permeate our culture in some form or another, in Edith Hamilton's anthological collection 'Mythology' all the original tales are presented in a concise and readable fashion for those discovering them for the first time. Taking her material from poems and ...
Kolay okunan akıcı bir anlatımla yazılmış olmasına karşın çevirisi pek başarılı olmamış, bazı deyilerin kullanımı çok göze batıyor
It is important to first note that Hamilton's Mythology is a good friend of mine. Within the past four years, we've spent a lot of time together. Essentially a textbook for two classes that I've taken (Latin and Classical Civilizations), and the required text for a multitude of contests and compet...
Timeless (Timeless #1)by Alexandra Monir 4 out of 5 stars http://angelswithattitudebookreviews-joelle.blogspot.comWhen tragedy strikes Michele Windsor’s world, she is forced to uproot her life and move across the country to New York City, to live with the wealthy, aristocratic grandparents she’s nev...
I've been interested in Mythology since I was a kid, but I never got to read the original texts or any books about it. I did spend some sleepless nights devouring the information at Wikipedia, first on Egyptian, then Greek and Roman and finally even on Norse myth. Knowing this a friend lent me Edith...