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Greek Mythology

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Issued also in year 2006.

This special edition has been designed to present the main Greek myths. A work of considerable scope, written in a simple and expressive style, it is accompanied by 180 photographs and excepts from ancient Greek literature. Covers the Creation of the Gods, The Gods, The Heroes, The Trojan War and The Odyssey.
Paperback, 173 pages
Published October 28th 1999 by Cimino Publishing Group (first published January 1st 1995)
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Emma
Mar 06, 2016 Emma rated it liked it
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I bought my copy of this book in Greece quite a few years ago as I wanted a decent souvenir from the country as well as some fridge magnets. Due to the fact that it actually came from Greece there seem to be a couple of translation difficulties in places i.e. the word threatening is spelt as threating and the word drawing is spelt drowing.

Once you get past this though I found this to be a nice and fairly simple reference book. The sort of thing I'd let my children use when they're older and poss
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Ryan
Jun 03, 2008 Ryan rated it liked it
Recommends it for: people looking to improve on vague knowledge of ancient religion, or those into ancient art work
This book had a fascinating first two pages and a fascinating last two pages. In these two parts there was some interesting commentary about the nature of what is often called mythology. Really, that includes a mix of ancient religion and lore, combined into to stories that we call mythology. Sadly, relatively little narrative is included here, as the bulk of the book is a barrage of details and side notes. Since I already knew a bit of about some of the myths, it was interesting. But, the writi ...more
Julie Surface
Dec 10, 2014 Julie Surface rated it really liked it
i like this book, but then, i love greek mythology. it's fascinating. tells us all about the gods and goddesses that people worship/worshiped. i would totally go for Hades or Apollo.
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Mar 06, 2015 Jazyjazban rated it it was amazing
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Full of facts and amazing colour images - even if you aren't studying or planning to study Greek Mythology, have a quick flick through this book and you're bound to find something interesting.
Sam
Jan 09, 2012 Sam rated it really liked it
A fantastic reference collection of Greek mythology from its Gods and Goddesses to the myths themselves with superb photographs and illustrations to accompany each entry.
Mark Loughe
very easy to read i enjoyed it as im interested in the mythology of the world
Maria Calokerinos
A great reference book on Greek Myrhology
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