Greek Mythology

A Guide to Greek Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, Heroes, and the Best Mythological Tales

Author: Adam Angelos

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781541084919

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Page: 68

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GREEK MYTHOLOGY Grab this GREAT physical book now at a limited time discounted price! Greek mythology is a collection of stories handed down from generation to generation throughout Greece. Starting in Ancient Greece, these stories were of ancient deities that had a hand in every day concepts, such as the rising and setting of the sun, the different Gods and their responsibilities, and the many tales of heroes and villains. Greek mythology is a very important part of ancient culture. This book is a collection of the very best Greek Mythological tales, along with some information about this history of Greek Mythology. Enter the incredible world of Greek Mythology today with the help of this book, and discover the amazing tales of the Gods, Heroes, Monsters, and much more! Here Is What You'll Learn About... The Origins Of Greek Mythology The Gods & Goddesses The Monsters & Heroes Of Greek Mythology The Trojan War Pandora's Box Procne & Philomena Pygmalion & Galatea Much, Much More! Order your copy of this fantastic book today!
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Greek Mythology

The Complete Guide to Greek Gods and Goddesses, Monsters, Heroes, and the Best Mythological Tales!

Author: Peter Komak

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781983468339

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Page: 72

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GREEK MYTHOLOGY Grab this GREAT physical book now at a limited time discounted price! Tales of Greek mythology have been passed down for thousands of years, and have gone on to have a great impact on Western society. These stories are the inspiration for many poems, books, movies, and television shows. This book aims to provide you with a greater understanding of these incredible stories, and why they are so powerful and intriguing! Inside, you will learn about the different Greek gods, deities, monsters, and heroes that are talked about in mythology. You will discover the different bloodlines and family trees of both the Olympian gods, as well as the Titans. Included, are some of the most famous and interesting mythological tales, such as how the universe came to be, Heracles' (Hercules) 12 labors, and the great war between the Olympians and the Titans. Here Is What You'll Learn About... The Different Greek Gods Primordial Deities Olympians & Titans Mythical Monsters The Trojan War Stories Of Zeus Heracles & His 12 Labors Much, Much More! Order your copy of this fantastic book today!
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Götter, Helden, Ungeheuer

die Welt der griechischen Mythen

Author: Bernard Evslin,Isabell Lorenz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783423623773

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Page: 238

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Die brillante Nacherzählung der griechischen Mythen durch den von der Welt der alten Götter faszinierten Amerikaner erschien in gebundener Form 1997 bei Sanssouci (BA 2/98). Die vorliegende Taschenbuchausgabe hat den gleichen Aufbau: Unterteilt in 3 Kapitel werden Götter, Halbgötter und Naturmythen vorgestellt, wobei in den farbig nacherzählten Abenteuern Gorgonen, Helden und Ungeheuer den schon immer die Religionen beherrschenden Kampf zwischen den Mächten der Finsternis und des Lichtes markieren. Die eigenwilligen Illustrationen von J. Gleich sind durch die gefälligeren, hellfarbenen Bilder von L. Glazer-Naudé ersetzt, der die Emotionen der Akteure mit zartem Stift in fast fotografischer Deutlichkeit eindrucksvoll festhält. Ein abschließendes Kapitel gilt den Legenden von Midas und Pygmalion. Neben G. Schwabs unverzichtbarem Grundbestandstitel der "Sagen des klassischen Altertums" (zuletzt BA 4/07) oder der unterhaltsam-frechen Darstellung griechischer Sagen durch D. Inkiow (BA 4/07) als sprachlich auffallende, schwungvolle Nacherzählung der griechischen Mythen breit empfohlen. . - Warum verschlang Kronos seine Kinder? Was war in dem goldenen Kästchen, das Pandora, die Gabenreiche, von Hermes erhielt? Wie kam es, dass Athene, die "Hochstirnige", dem Haupt des Zeus entstieg? In farbig erzählten Episoden wird die griechische Mythologie lebendig. Ab 10.
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Greek Mythology

A Guide to Greek Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, Heroes & Ancient Greek Myths

Author: Past Pages

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781542480765

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Page: 72

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Greek Mythology: A Guide to Greek Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, Heroes & Ancient Greek Myths AMAZON BEST SELLER! A myth is an imaginary tale dealing with the elements of nature or supernatural creatures involving a sacred and symbolic aspect which as centuries went by enriched themselves. At the very outset they were transmitted orally when later, literary authors often wrote them down as myths. There are often different versions of the same narrative that vary according to the place and the time often influenced by the personality of the narrator. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... Greek Mythology Sea Monsters Heroes and Gods The Magical History of The Titans And Much Much More.. Hurry! For a limited time you can Buy "Greek Mythology: A Guide to Greek Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, Heroes & Ancient Greek Myths" for a special discounted price of only $9.97 Get Your Copy Right Now! Just Scroll to the top of the page and select the Buy Button.
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Greek Mythology

A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Monsters

Author: Matt Clayton

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781542780674

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Page: 156

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Captivating Stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters This book on Greek mythology is part of the best-selling series "Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology - Greek Mythology." In this ultimate guide on Greek Mythology, you will discover captivating stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters. This book includes some of the standard views of Greek myth and history but also tantalizes your imagination with the possibilities that lay behind myth and legend. By the time you are finished with this book, you will have a good appreciation for the nature of Greek mythology and the gods, monsters, and heroes which populate it. Just some of the topics covered in this book include Uranus: Betrayal by Cronus Cronus: Fear of His Children Titans vs. Olympian Gods Olympian Rule Zeus and His Ladies Prometheus and Herakles An Unhappy Tale of the Underworld The Beauty Contest that Led to the Fall of Troy Poseidon, Metis, Athena and Atlantis Kraken and Other Monsters Jason, the Argonauts, and Medea's Dragon Menelaus, Agamemnon, and the Trojan War Solon, the Athenian Law Giver 300 Spartans Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle Alexander the Great Greek myth is full of fascinating tales of Titans and Olympian gods. Some of it makes us wonder if there might be some hint of truth behind those stories, no matter how outrageous they may sound. What parts of those stories were merely symbolic and what parts were literal?Buy the book now and learn more about Greek mythology
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The Friendly Guide to Mythology

A Mortal's Companion to the Fantastical Realm of Gods Goddesses Monsters Heroes

Author: Nancy Hathaway

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440650819

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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How was the world as we know it created? What does it mean to be a hero? Where do we go when we die? Why are flood myths so ubiquitous? Anyone who has pondered these and other questions about humanity's ancient beliefs will be fascinated by The Friendly Guide to Mythology. Focusing on Greek and Roman mythology but including myths from Africa, Asia, Australia, northern Europe, and the Americas, The Friendly Guide to Mythology is filled with compelling stories of gods, goddesses, mortals, and monsters. Beautifully ornamented with photos, line drawings, and quotes, this entertaining guide also includes an A-to-Z listing of the world's most captivating goddesses; profiles of famous writers, collectors, and interpreters of myths; and engaging sidebars. Featuring myths of love, wisdom, and adventure as well as those of violence, jealousy, and pure folly, this accessible collection offers fascinating insight into the human psyche and brings our rich mythological heritage delightfully into focus.
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Mythology

The Gods, Heroes, and Monsters of Ancient Greece

Author: Hestia Evans

Publisher: Candlewick

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Elaborate facsimile journal of a Greek mythology primer from the early nineteenth century.
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Handbook of Classical Mythology

Author: William F. Hansen

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1576072266

Category: Social Science

Page: 394

View: 8534

Presents classic stories of the Greeks and Romans, along with geographical and historical background information.
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Gods, Heroes, and Monsters

Discover the Wonders of Ancient Greek Myths

Author: Selene Nicolaides

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764168543

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

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This action-packed guide includes character profiles, lavish CGI artworks of dramatic scenes from famous Greek myths, and images of artifacts from the ancient Greek period. From fates and furies to the Minotaur and Medusa, it's the perfect way to introduce (or rediscover) Ancient Greek mythology!
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Mythology

Captivating Greek, Egyptian, Norse, Celtic and Roman Myths of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters

Author: Matt Clayton

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781726411592

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Page: 400

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If you want a huge collection of the best myths and discover captivating stories of gods, goddesses, monsters and mortals, then keep reading... This book includes five captivating manuscripts: Greek Mythology: A Captivating Introduction to Greek Myths of Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters Norse Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Norse Folklore Including Fairy Tales, Legends, Sagas and Myths of the Norse Gods and Heroes Egyptian Mythology: Captivating Egyptian Myths of Egyptian Gods, Goddesses, and Legendary Creatures Celtic Mythology: Captivating Celtic Myths of Celtic Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Legendary Creatures Roman Mythology Captivating Roman Myths of Roman Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Mythological Creatures In the first part of this book, you'll find the following Greek myths and topics covered In The Beginning: The Creation of the World, and the Titan-Olympian War The Rulers of Olympus Prometheus and Epimetheus The Birth of the Muses The Olympian Gods and Goddesses The House of Atreus and the Trojan War Odysseus' Long Way Home Odysseus' Homecoming Agamemnon's Homecoming and Orestes' Choice Oedipus and the Prophecies Oedipus' Children Cupid and Psyche Short Tales And Many More In the second part of this book, you'll find the following Norse myths and topics covered The Creation of the Worlds The Building of Asgard Why Odin Has One Eye and Tyr Has One Hand The Mead of Poetry Loki the Thief Love and Trouble Thor the Bride Thor's Adventures in Utgard Odin the Host and Odin the Guest Andvari's Curse Regin and Sigurd Sigurd and the Dragon The Marriage of Sigurd Brynhild's Betrayal The Death of Sigurd The Passing of Balder Ragnarök Grace Note: The Story of Rolf Krake In the third part of this book, you'll find the following Egyptian myths and topics covered Creation Myths The Birth of Osiris The Tale of Isis and Osiris The Lament of Isis and Nephthys The Battle of Horus and Set The Birth of Queen Hatshepsut The Tale of the Famine The Shipwrecked Sailor The Two Brothers The Princess and the Demon The Taking of Joppa Two Tales of Setne Khamwas In the fourth part of this book, you'll find the following Celtic myths and topics covered The Children of Lir The Birth of Cuchulainn How Cuchulainn Got His Name Pwyll, Prince of Dyfed The Story of Culhwch and Olwen The Romance of Tristan and Iseult And more! In the fifth part of this book, you'll find the following Roman myths and topics covered The Wanderings of Aeneas The Story of the Founding of Rome The Rape of Lucretia Hercules and the Giant of Latium The Quest for the Golden Fleece The Creation of the World And many more! So if you want to learn more about these five mythologies, click "Add to Cart"!
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Das grosse Buch der klassischen Mythen

Herkules, Dionysos, Ödipus, Odysseus, Troja, goldenes Vlies, Aphrodite, Sigurd

Author: Edith Hamilton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442217236

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Page: 502

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Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

Author: N.A

Publisher: Laurel Leaf

ISBN: 0553259202

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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Provides retellings of the ancient Greek myths, arranged in four sections: the Gods, Nature Myths, Demigods, and Fables and includes a brief section on words from the Greek myths which are part of the English language. Reissue.
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Percy Jackson erzählt: Griechische Heldensagen

Author: Rick Riordan

Publisher: Carlsen

ISBN: 364692862X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 640

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Warum braucht Perseus eine Umarmung? Was hat Herkules angestellt? Und wer schlug Medusa den Kopf ab? Noch einmal öffnet Percy Jackson die Büchse der Pandora. Und dieses Mal bringt er die tragischen Ereignisse, ruhmreichen Taten und kühnen Abenteuer der griechischen Helden auf den Tisch. In bester Percy-Manier erzählt er urkomisch und kenntnisreich von Herkules, Orpheus und Co. und lässt dabei keine Frage unbeantwortet. Ein waghalsig-komisches Leseabenteuer! Alle Bände der Percy-Jackson-Serie: Percy Jackson – Diebe im Olymp (Band 1) Percy Jackson – Im Bann des Zyklopen (Band 2) Percy Jackson – Der Fluch des Titanen (Band 3) Percy Jackson – Die Schlacht um das Labyrinth (Band 4) Percy Jackson – Die letzte Göttin (Band 5) Percy Jackson – Auf Monsterjagd mit den Geschwistern Kane (Sonderband) Percy Jackson erzählt: Griechische Göttersagen Percy Jackson erzählt: Griechische Heldensagen Und dann geht es weiter mit den »Helden des Olymp«!
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Mythology

Who's Who in Greek and Roman Mythology

Author: Alexander Stuart Murray,E.M. Berens

Publisher: Race Point Publishing

ISBN: 1577151178

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Explore classic stories of the great Greek and Roman heroes, gods, and monsters. Who's Who in Classical Mythology is an indispensable guide to all the Greek and Roman mythological characters, from major deities such as Athena and Bacchus, to the lesser-known wood nymphs and centaurs. Also included, of course, are the heroic mortals, figures such as Jason, Aeneas, Helen, Achilles, and Odysseus, all brought to life in a fascinating series of portraits drawn from a wide variety of ancient literary sources. Each entry offers a small window into a timeless mythological world, one filled with epic battles, bizarre metamorphoses, and all sorts of hideous and fantastic monsters. The perfect book for casual browsers and folklore enthusiasts alike, Who's Who in Classical Mythology offers a rich and readable guide to some of the greatest stories ever told.
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Percy Jackson erzählt: Griechische Göttersagen

Author: Rick Riordan

Publisher: Carlsen

ISBN: 3646928549

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 496

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Wer könnte die griechischen Göttersagen besser nacherzählen als der Sohn des Poseidon höchstpersönlich? Percy Jackson haucht den alten Klassikern turbulentes Leben ein und gibt ganz neue Einblicke in den Alltag auf dem Olymp. Mit einem Augenzwinkern berichtet er unter anderem davon, wie Athene ein Taschentuch adoptiert, Persephone ihren Stalker heiratet und Zeus sie alle umbringt. Ein urkomisches Leseerlebnis für jeden, der Spaß an griechischer Mythologie hat – und für alle anderen garantiert auch! Alle Bände der Percy-Jackson-Serie: Percy Jackson – Diebe im Olymp (Band 1) Percy Jackson – Im Bann des Zyklopen (Band 2) Percy Jackson – Der Fluch des Titanen (Band 3) Percy Jackson – Die Schlacht um das Labyrinth (Band 4) Percy Jackson – Die letzte Göttin (Band 5) Percy Jackson – Auf Monsterjagd mit den Geschwistern Kane (Sonderband) Percy Jackson erzählt: Griechische Göttersagen Percy Jackson erzählt: Griechische Heldensagen Und dann geht es weiter mit den »Helden des Olymp«!
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Mythology 101

From Gods and Goddesses to Monsters and Mortals, Your Guide to Ancient Mythology

Author: Kathleen Sears

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440573336

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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Explore the fascinating myths of Greek and Roman civilizations! The tales of gods and heroes are often turned into tedious discourse that even Ovid would reject. This easy-to-read guide cuts out the boring details, and instead, provides you with a thrilling lesson in classic mythology. From the heights of Mt. Olympus to the depths of the Underworld, this book takes you on an unforgettable journey through all the major myths born in ancient Greece and Rome, such as Achilles's involvement in the Trojan War; Pluto's kidnapping of the beautiful Proserpina; and the slaying of Medusa by Perseus, the heroic demi-god. You'll also learn all about the wonders of the world as well as the greatest creatures ever recorded in history. Like Charon navigating the River of Wailing, Mythology 101 will guide you through the most glorious (and completely terrifying) tales the ancient world has to offer.
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Greek Mythology

A Captivating Guide to the Classic Greek Myths, Gods and Goddesses

Author: Scott Lewis

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781721873609

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Page: 208

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Do you know how many wives Zeus had? Or how the famous Trojan War was caused by one beautiful lady? This captivating book will take you on a beautiful journey through he Fascinating World Of Greek Mythology. From the beginning of the Cosmos to the Odyssey, be ready to venture into an exciting world of love, loyalty, infidelity, vengeance, deception, and intrigue! Give your imagination a real treat. Greek mythology has it all. Read about the creation myth that started it all. Travel to Mount Olympus and live among the gods and goddesses. Tag along with the heroes and villains on their quests from high above on Mount Olympus to Earth and then beneath the surface to the gloomy world of Hades. Learn about the fascinating Greek gods and goddesses and the rivalry between them. Read all about the father of the gods, Zeus, his sister-wife Hera, and their brothers and sisters and all of their offspring. Read about the fearsome monsters and beautiful goddesses. This book is a must-have for all those who are: high adventure lovers. fans of fantastical Ancient Myths. Or those who: want a peek into Pandora's box. want to join Heracles on his quest to accomplish his 12 impossible tasks. So get yours now and Learn everything about every Olympian Gods and Goddesses, famous heroes and lose yourself in the stories of the Greek mythical adventures!
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Greek Myths & Legends

Author: Cheryl Evans,Anne Millard

Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780794504557

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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Identifies the gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters of Greek mythology, recounts the most famous stories, and briefly describes Greek history and culture.
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Greek Mythology

Legends of Greek Gods and Goddesses, Heroes, Ancient Battles and Mythical Creatures

Author: Elliot Templeton

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781984049308

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Page: 74

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Greek Mythology! For millennia, the feats of strength and the might of the Gods has stood the test of time. Even now, the tales of vile villains and indomitable heroes calls to us from the dawn of civilization to mark the life, and legacy, of one of mankind's greatest sagas: Greek mythology. Discover the legends, and the drama, in this comprehensive guide to the world of Greek mythology. With its colorful cast of characters, these extraordinary, larger-than-life tales explore birth, life, death, tragedy, history, and morality. With timeless themes of love, loss, temptation, inner conflict, and struggle, topical life lessons can be pulled from these ancient texts. Peak into the past and uncover a culture that envisioned their world with incredible imagination and wonderment. By filling the world around them with mythical giants and powerful personalities, the Greeks painted the cosmos with meaning and purpose - a legacy that has lived through the ages to inspire millions. So prepare for a journey back into ancient Greece and into a world that lives outside of time and space. Here Is A Preview Of What Is Included... Introduction to the Greeks The Epochs of Greek Mythology Archaeological Sources of Greek Mythology A Gallery of Gods and Goddesses Early Greek Mythology - In the Beginning All the Creatures Great and Small The Many Great Battles of Greek Myth Influences of Greek Mythology in Today's Culture And Much, Much More! Get your copy today!
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