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Greek Mythology: The Library of the World's Myths and Legends (Knowledge Through Color #27)

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Paperback, 144 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by Peter Bedrick Books (first published 1969)
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Dora
Feb 12, 2016 Dora rated it liked it
It's a good book if you have background knowledge of Greek mythology. The myths and figures are presented quite logically throughout the book, though there are "side myths" that are thrown in between, or that kind of interrupt the main story being told. This can get a bit confusing and can sidetrack you, but otherwise, if you stay concentrated and are able to discern what is more/ less important for you, you'll find the book satisfying, especially when it comes to the quantity and quality of ...more
Kyle Cronister
Dec 02, 2011 Kyle Cronister rated it liked it
This book was by John Pinsent. The author intended to show what the meaning of what life meant and looked like to the Greeks. He greatly explained how each story applied to how things work in the world through their view. I liked reading the stories and what they imply to. I do recommend this book to those who like to learn about other cultures/religions.
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Jan 02, 2014 Mell rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, for-kids
Saw this recently online and remembered that I loved reading this in junior high. I'd borrow from the school library and read over and over. Was fascinated by the Greek and Roman gods as a tween. I was such a nerd.
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Oct 06, 2015 Mckenzie rated it really liked it
Includes the variations of each myth and wonderful pictures of artifacts from sculptures to vases and more.
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