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Mythology / by Edith Hamilton ; illustrated by Steele Savage.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 0316341517 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0316341142 (hardcover) :
  • Description: xiv, 497 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 34 cm
  • Edition: First Back Bay paperback edition.
  • Publisher: Boston : Back Bay Books, 1998.

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  • 15 of 15 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, and Co., 1942.
Includes index.
Contents Note: The Mythology of the Greeks -- The Greek and Roman Writers of Mythology -- The Gods, the Creation, and the Earliest Heroes -- The Gods -- The Titans and the Twelve Great Olympians -- The Lesser Gods of Olympus -- The Gods of the Waters -- The Underworld -- The Lesser Gods of Earth -- The Roman Gods -- The Two Great Gods of Earth -- Demeter (Ceres) -- Dionysus or Bacchus -- How the World and Mankind Were Created -- The Earliest Heroes -- Prometheus and Io -- Europa -- The Cyclops Polyphemus -- Flower-Myths: Narcissus, Hyacinth, Adonis -- Stories of Love and Adventure -- Cupid and Psyche -- Eight Brief Tales of Lovers -- Pyramus and Thisbe -- Orpheus and Eurydice -- Ceyx and Alcyone -- Pygmalion and Galatea -- Baucis and Philemon -- Endymion -- Daphne -- Alpheus and Arethusa -- The Quest of the Golden Fleece -- Four Great Adventures -- Phaethon -- Pegasus and Bellerophon -- Otus and Ephialtes -- Daedalus -- The Great Heroes before the Trojan War -- Perseus -- Theseus -- Hercules -- Atalanta -- The Heroes of the Trojan War -- The Trojan War -- Prologue: The Judgment of Paris -- The Trojan War -- The Fall of Troy -- The Adventures of Odysseus -- The Adventures of Aeneas -- From Troy to Italy -- The Descent into the Lower World -- The War in Italy -- The Great Families of Mythology -- The House of Atreus -- Tantalus and Niobe -- Agamemnon and His Children -- Iphigenia among the Taurians -- The Royal House of Thebes -- Cadmus and His Children -- Oedipus -- Antigone -- The Seven against Thebes.
Summary: A collection of Greek and Roman myths from various classical sources arranged in section on the gods and early heroes, love and adventure stories, heroes before and during the Trojan War, and lesser myths. Includes a brief section on Norse mythology.
Target Audience Note: Young Adult.
1040 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note: Accelerated Reader 8.2.
Reading Counts! 8.3.
Subject: Mythology.
Mythology, Greek.
Mythology, Roman.
Genre: Myths.
Savage, Steele, (Added Author).

Citation:

Hamilton, Edith, 1867-1963, "Mythology," Boston : Back Bay Books, 1998. ©1969

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