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The Everything Classical Mythology Book: From the Heights of Mount Olympus to the Depths of the Underworld - All You Need to Know about the Classical Myths

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Romance, betrayal, passion, tragedy, violence, and scandal. No, it's not the latest reality TV search for love--it's classical mythology.

For years, people have turned to the ancient Greek and Roman myths for entertaining reading, unbelievable storylines, unique characters, and unparalleled drama. This guide explains the great stories and how they still influence literature
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Paperback, 289 pages
Published February 10th 2010 by Adams Media Corporation (first published 2010)
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Liliana
Yes, I read this book just for fun, and it was awesome! This isn't like reading an ordinary school book; it's very fun and creative! It talks about Chaos and the very first deities that came out of Chaos. Then it goes on to talk about the Titans and the Titan war and the war with the Giants, too. It goes in deep to talk about all of the Olympian gods (Hades and Hestia included—they are sometimes not included among the 12 Olympians, but sometimes they are.) There are also detailed description of ...more
Abby Thorne
Mar 26, 2015 Abby Thorne rated it it was amazing
This is one of the best books on classic mythology I have come upon. It covers all of the basics and a little bit more, is well organized, gives multiple versions of the myths, and best of all it cross-references. The first time I picked it up to just skim through it I instead explored it for several hours.
Komal
Dec 21, 2012 Komal rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
Picked it up randomly after spotting it in a book fair.
Well explained myths, but the sole focus was on the Greek Gods and Goddesses. It's a limited encyclopaedia and one which lacks pictures. The information is plenty, however, and narrated in a way which appeals.
Sonia Hernandez
Dec 29, 2013 Sonia Hernandez rated it really liked it
I could never get tired of reading about mythology. A wonderful book that breaks down the stories of the major/minor god/goddess.
Cecelia Hightower
A book the provides an introduction to Greek and Roman myths and how these myths have impacted lives, even into our modern times.
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Recommends it for: EVERYONE WHO LIKES MTHOLOGY!!!!
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Everyone!! if ya hear me all then READ THIS BOOK!!! FUN!! :DDDDDD
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So much repetitive information regarding stories. Could have been slightly condensed
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A great overview of Greek (and a small amount of Roman) mythology.
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