Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Who's Who in Classical Mythology” as Want to Read:
Who's Who in Classical Mythology
by Adrian Room
With more than 1,200 entries, this dictionary-style guide is the most comprehensive source available for everything you'd like to know about the giants--and lesser-known characters --of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Seven appendixes, a complete bibliography, and detailed black-and-white reproductions of related scenes taken from painted ceramics of the period comple ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published July 1st 2003 by Gramercy
(first published January 1st 1990)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-30 of 34)
If ever you're searching for the name of a classic figure/god/goddess, this volume is an invaluable reference! The dictionary within it contains every significant figure from Achilles through Hermes through Psyche and more. In addition, it contains appendices which include the by-names of Aphrodite/Venus, Apollo, Athena/Minerva, Zeus/Jupiter, etc., and more! There's a lengthy (and informative) introduction, additional appendices and an extensive bibliography as well within it. Students of the cl ...more