Mythology Edith Hamilton

Mythology

Author: Edith Hamilton
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Book Title
Mythology
Author
Edith Hamilton
ISBN
9780316223331
The world-renowned classic that has enthralled and delighted millions of readers with its timeless tales of gods and heroes. Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present. We follow the drama of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus. We hear the tales of Jason and the Golden Fleece, Cupid and Psyche, and mighty King Midas. We discover the origins of the names of the constellations. And we recognize reference points for countless works for art, literature and culture inquiry-from Freud's Oedipus complex to Wagner's Ring Cycle of operas to Eugene O'Neill's Mourning Becomes Electra Both a reference text for scholars of all ages and a book to simply enjoy, Mythology is a classic not to be missed. Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Edith HamiltonPublisher: Back Bay BooksPublished: 04/30/2013ISBN: 9780316223331Pages: 482Weight: 1.10lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.40dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 8663 / MythologyReading Level: 8.2 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 20
The world-renowned classic that has enthralled and delighted millions of readers with its timeless tales of gods and heroes.

Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present.

We follow the drama of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus. We hear the tales of Jason and the Golden Fleece, Cupid and Psyche, and mighty King Midas. We discover the origins of the names of the constellations. And we recognize reference points for countless works for art, literature and culture inquiry-from Freud's Oedipus complex to Wagner's Ring Cycle of operas to Eugene O'Neill's Mourning Becomes Electra

Both a reference text for scholars of all ages and a book to simply enjoy, Mythology is a classic not to be missed.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Edith Hamilton
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Published: 04/30/2013
ISBN: 9780316223331
Pages: 482
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.40d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 8663 / Mythology
Reading Level: 8.2 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 20
The world-renowned classic that has enthralled and delighted millions of readers with its timeless tales of gods and heroes.

Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present.

We follow the drama of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus. We hear the tales of Jason and the Golden Fleece, Cupid and Psyche, and mighty King Midas. We discover the origins of the names of the constellations. And we recognize reference points for countless works for art, literature and culture inquiry-from Freud's Oedipus complex to Wagner's Ring Cycle of operas to Eugene O'Neill's Mourning Becomes Electra

Both a reference text for scholars of all ages and a book to simply enjoy, Mythology is a classic not to be missed.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Edith Hamilton
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Published: 04/30/2013
ISBN: 9780316223331
Pages: 482
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.40d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 8663 / Mythology
Reading Level: 8.2 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 20