A monumental work of great depth and penetration, this descriptive narrative of all the Greek myths beginning with Chaos (infinite space) and Agea (Earth) covers the entire Greek Pantheon: the rise of Zeus, the Olympian deities, the origin of man, the demigods, and some of the mortals whose destinies are believed to be entwined in the fate of the gods. Contains complete genealogical data. Price $49.95.
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Ancient peoples believed as firmly in their gods and goddesses as people believe in their religions today. These books help children understand how people lived in ancient times, what they believed, and why. How the seasons worked, why natural disasters happened and what happened to people when they died. Many of the myths have parallels in modern religions and culture. This title deals with the lives and beliefs of the people of Ancient Greece.
Deeply religious, the ancient Greeks honored many gods and goddesses. The ancient Greeks believed these gods and goddesses had great power over the weather and the Earth. But they weren't all-powerful, and they had flaws. From Zeus to Athena, read about the family of gods and goddesses that the ancient Greeks believed watched over them.
Describes the origins of the most important Greek myths along with the personalities and special powers of the major Greek gods and goddesses.
Giving Western literature and art many of its most enduring themes and archetypes, Greek mythology and the gods and goddesses at its core are a fundamental part of the popular imagination. At the heart of Greek mythology are exciting stories of drama, action, and adventure featuring gods and goddesses, who, while physically superior to humans, share many of their weaknesses. Readers will be introduced to the many figures once believed to populate Mount Olympus as well as related concepts and facts about the Greek mythological tradition.
Includes individual entries on more than forty of the most frequently represented gods and goddesses, as well as related mythical creatures, such as Fates and Furies, and lesser-known gods from outlying areas of the Greco-Roman world.
Offers brief biographical sketches of the twelve gods and goddesses that reside on Mount Olympus including such information as their Roman names, their parents, and the symbols that represent them.
A retelling of the greatest myths and legends of the ancient Greek gods and heroes for readers of all ages by a celebrated historical novelist. In the ancient past, the Gods and Goddesses of ancient Greece lived on Mount Olympus and ruled the world of mortals. Famous heroes shaped the course of history, beautiful women drew the gazes of gods and men alike, and the gods were both fickle in their favors and breathtakingly generous to those they smiled upon. From Midas’ tragic gift to the exploits of Hercules and the curse of Pandora, renowned classicist and historical novelist Robert Graves brings the legends of ancient Greece to life in a lively, accessible way that’s sure to appeal to everyone; from children to adults, and from casual readers to serious scholars.
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