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Classical Mythology

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages1028
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Open LibraryOL7390154M
ISBN 100195153448
ISBN 109780195153446

Hazel and Grant's Who's Who in Classical Mythology is a Classical Mythology book resource for anyone seeking contextual information concerning Classical mythology in Greek literature. She is usually passive, agreeing to whatever is asked of her. Little is known to suggest that the Greeks treated Homer, or any other source of Greek myths, as mere entertainment, whereas there are prominent Greeks from Pindar to the later Stoa for whom myths, and those from Homer in particular, are so serious as to warrant bowdlerization or allegorization. Clarity rating: 5 The book is written in clear, easy-to-understand language, though the style occasionally bounces between formal and informal language.

This resource is best suited for students and scholars Classical Mythology book the field looking for a quick guide to specific unfamiliar topics. The book will prove a useful companion when reading Homer, Hesiod, Ovid, etc. I tried to read it cover to cover, and that proved to be quite challenging. Little is known to suggest that the Greeks treated Homer, or any other source of Greek myths, as mere entertainment, whereas there are prominent Greeks from Pindar to the later Stoa for whom myths, and those from Homer in particular, are so serious as to warrant bowdlerization or allegorization. She is killed by Perseus. Each entry includes references to scholarly publications for further research.

Read more about the Minoan civilization. When Oedipus solves the riddle, the Sphinx promptly kills herself. Click book cover image to view Classical Mythology book Library of Congress bibliographic record for this work Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology is a dictionary taking a genealogical approach to Greek Mythology - relaying to readers how the various mythological gods, creatures, and men are related to each other. Oedipus frees Thebes from the menace of the Sphinx and marries the widowed queen, Jocasta, unaware that she is his mother. Her kidnapping causes the Trojan War.


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Classical Mythology by Mark P. O. Morford Download PDF Ebook

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Classical Mythology is one of, if not the longest running Mythology textbook to exist, on the 11th edition now. Oedipus frees Thebes from the menace of the Sphinx and marries the widowed queen, Jocasta, unaware that she is his mother.

The Romans copied the Greek gods but gave them different names. His most famous exploit is his journey to Hades to retrieve his dead wife, Eurydice.

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Odysseus is the protagonist of Homer's Odyssey. Aphrodite arranges for Paris to marry the beautiful Helen, but Helen is already married. The only ugly Olympian, he is also partially crippled. Courtesy of the Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Trier, Ger. In a strange twist, lovely Aphrodite is married to the ugly and crippled Hephaestus.

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He is kind, generous, and good-natured. Her family members, who treat her with cruelty or indifference, become infamous in their own right: Her sister Pasiphae marries King Minos and gives birth to the Minotaur, a bullheaded, man-eating monster; while her brother Aeetes grows up to rule Colchis, the land of the Golden Fleece, and fathers Medea, who later murders her children.

A fine talker and brilliant strategist, he is perhaps the most modern and human of the classical heroes.

She saw that Circe, far from being purely a villain or a vanquished witch, had a benevolent side and played a crucial role guiding Odysseus back to Ithaca. Athens, Greece comes to mind. The fight is ultimately over Helen, a daughter of Zeus and one of the most beautiful women to ever walk the earth, who is abducted by one of the Trojans.

Hatab first offers an overview of early Greek myth and religion from a philosophical standpoint — including what myth is, what its latent or implicit theory of knowledge is, its relationship with the political system and view of the self that prevailed in early Greece, and other such themes.

Further information: Greek mythology and Roman mythology Classical mythology is a term often used to designate the myths belonging to the Greek and Roman traditions. Shelves: mythologytextbookreferenceclassical-studies This latest edition rearranged the chapters, eliminating a whole section on receptions of classical mythology the contents of which are still accessible online with a redemption code while adding new multimedia features.

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