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Understand Greek mythology / Steve Eddy and Claire Hamilton.

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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 292.13 EDD (Text) 33118000157293 Adult: Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781444163469 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1444163469 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xx, 155 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Teach Yourself, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-150) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: In one minute -- The gods and goddesses -- The beginning of time -- Echo and Narcissus -- Oedipus -- The birth and heroic deeds of Perseus -- Theseus and the Minotaur -- Odysseus and the Cyclops -- The abduction of Persephone -- Orpheus and Eurydice -- In search of the Golden Fleece -- Jason and Medea -- The judgement of Paris -- Ares and Aphrodite -- Pygmalion and Galatea -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.: "Read the Greek myths and discover their changing significance. Ancient Greek myths shaped and were shaped by one of the most important civilizations in the history of the world. Ever since, key mythological figures such as Oedipus, Narcissus, Odysseus and Perseus have reverberated throuh Western culture, providing a rich bedrock of inspiration for poets, musicians, thinkers and psychologists. At the heart of each chapter is a clear, powerful retelling of a well-known myth--from the Creation story to the epic tale of the Golden Fleece--followed by an exploration of its various meanings and evolving cultural significance."--Back cover.
Subject: Mythology, Greek.

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