Heroes Gods And Monsters Of The Greek Myths

Heroes Gods And Monsters Of The Greek Myths

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The bestselling compendium of ancient Greece’s timeless tales and towering figures of mythology from a classics expert. The world of Greek mythology contains some of the most exciting and imaginative stories ever told. In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous tales and the eternal themes they so beautifully express. In this accessible overview, you’ll get to know the iconic gods, heroes, and tragic figures: Zeus, the all-powerful king of the gods; Hera, his cunning and jealous wife; King Midas, whose touch could turn anything into gold; the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his own creation; and many more. With each story, Evslin brings new life to these legendary characters and the magical world they inhabit. Translated into multiple languages, and with more than ten million copies sold, this invaluable resource has become a classic in itself.

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author by : Bernard Evslin
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2012-10-30
File : 212 Pages
ISBN : 9781453264485


Greek Myths

Greek Myths

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This collection contains more than 30 enthralling new retellings of favorite myths as well as some you might not have heard before! Including Theseus and the Minotaur, The Twelve Labors of Heracles, and the escapades of Jason and the Argonauts, each myth is told in engaging modern language, which is easy for children to understand yet still retains the humor and intrigue of the original tales. Stunning illustrations by multi-award winning artist Katie Ponder breathe new life into each classic story. Additional feature pages delve deeper into the mythical world, providing profiles of the gods. The reference section provides key background information, such as Ancient Greek storytelling and the incredible beasts of the myths, and a pronunciation guide. Greek Myths is the perfect gift, featuring foil on the cover and beautiful illustrations throughout. Children will love exploring the tales by themselves or as bedtime stories. It will be treasured forever.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author by : DK
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2020-07-14
File : 160 Pages
ISBN : 9780744029932


Heroes Monsters Of Greek Myth

Heroes Monsters Of Greek Myth

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A retelling of all the great tales of Greek mythology in language that is simple, swift and highly dramatic.

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Genre : Religion
Author by : Bernard Evslin
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 1967
File : 112 Pages
ISBN : 0590434403


Heroes Gods And Monsters Of Ancient Greek Mythology

Heroes Gods And Monsters Of Ancient Greek Mythology

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Heroes, Gods and Monsters in Ancient Greek Mythology' is a collection of classic archetypal Ancient Greek myths, including the stories of Jason, Perseus, Odysseus, Heracles, Oedipus and Theseus, and many more dark and delirious, famous Ancient Greek myths. These stories, which have had a great influence on thinkers throughout the centuries, inform popular culture even today. Here they are told as if by a fireside storyteller, detailing the horrific perils these heroes faced. A historical introduction explains who the Ancient Greeks were, describing their beliefs and customs, and a 'Finding out more' section provides you with the tools you need to discover even more about this increidble civilisation and their beliefs.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Michael Ford
Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
Release : 2012-02-21
File : 186 Pages
ISBN : 9781908759818


Heroes Gods And Monsters Of The Greek Myths

Heroes Gods And Monsters Of The Greek Myths

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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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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Publisher : Laurel Leaf
Release : 1984-09
File : 224 Pages
ISBN : 9780553259209


Gods Heroes And Monsters

Gods Heroes And Monsters

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Mythworld is a lavish album of discovery in which the legendary creatures, battles and heroic deeds of Greek mythology are brought to jaw-dropping life. Stunning photographs of ancient treasures are paired with full-bleed awe-inspiring CGI scenes from the classic myths - your chance to rediscover gripping tales of the Odyssey, the Trojan Wars and the adventures of heroes such as Perseus and Heracles. Lively text explains the historical context of the myths and an illustrated map showcases the awesome Greek mythical world. From fates and furies to minotaurs and muses, this is a book to stir your imagination.

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Genre : Mythology, Greek
Author by : Stella Caldwell
Publisher : Not Found
Release : 2015-10
File : 80 Pages
ISBN : 178312119X


Treasury Of Greek Mythology

Treasury Of Greek Mythology

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School Library Journal Best Books of 2011 Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading Association Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens 2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Christina Balit, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa will fascinate and engage children’s imaginations. National Geographic completes the book with embellishments of each story: sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster link the myths to constellations, geography, history, and culture to help young readers connect the stories to real life events, people, and places. A family tree and a “cast of characters” profile page help make relationships between the characters clear, and a mapping feature adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter directing readers to more information round out this luminous book. Sure to dazzle all those intrigued with the fantastic tales of Greek mythology and enchant new readers, this vibrant book will soon become a family keepsake. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author by : Donna Jo Napoli
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Release : 2014-10-08
File : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9781426311918


The Greek Gods

The Greek Gods

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Brief, simplified tales introduce youngsters to the gods and goddesses of ancient Greek mythology.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author by : Bernard Evslin
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 1966
File : 116 Pages
ISBN : 0590441108


Greek Mythology The Gods Goddesses And Heroes Handbook

Greek Mythology The Gods Goddesses And Heroes Handbook

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Finally sort out who’s who in Greek mythology—from gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everyone in between! Greek mythology continues to appear in popular movies and books today but have you ever wondered about where these characters started out? Discover the origins of your favorite characters from Greek mythology with this collection of profiles to tell you who’s who in classical lore! In Greek Mythology, you will discover the backstories of the heroes, villains, gods, and goddesses that enjoy popularity in today’s shows and films. With comprehensive entries that outline each character’s name, roles, related symbols, and foundational myths, you can get to know the roots of these personas and better understand the stories they inspire today. With this character-focused, handy reference, you will never be confused about Ancient Greece!

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author by : Liv Albert
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2021-03-30
File : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9781507215494


Gods Heroes And Monsters

Gods Heroes And Monsters

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"Features more mythological sagas from Apollodorus' Library and additional excerpts from his other work, including the stories of Deucalion, Dionysus, Bellerophon, Kadmos, and Tiresias" -- Publisher's website

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Carolina López-Ruiz
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2018
File : 622 Pages
ISBN : 0190644818