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Who"s who in Greek and Roman mythology

by David Kravitz

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Published by C. N. Potter : distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
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    Subjects:
  • Mythology -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Kravitz ; illustrations by Lynne S. Mayo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL715 .K7 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4895953M
    ISBN 100517527464, 0517527472
    LC Control Number76029730

    Greek Mythos This entry in the In60Learning gives a primer on the ancient Greek Mythos. You'll learn a few specific myths, a general 'whos who' of the main pantheon, and also learn a little about the legacy of the pantheon. Recommended for: Those with an interest in learning about other culture's mythologies.   There is a beautiful series of books called The Masks of God by Joseph Campbell. It has four volumes. Might be a good place to begin! - Masks of God Vol. 01 Primative Mythology - Masks of God Vol. 02 Oriental Mythology -Masks of God Vol. 03 Occide.

      What are the best books on Greek and Roman mythology? I am looking for a book on greek mythology. One that has all the gods and goddesses in it, and a similar book on Roman mythology. Source(s): books greek roman mythology: 0 0 0. As for Roman myths, you can get character names from either Bullfinch or Edith. In Greek mythology, Atlas (/ ˈ æ t l ə s /; Greek: Ἄτλας, Átlas) was a titan condemned to hold up the celestial heavens for eternity after the also plays a role in the myths of two of the greatest Greek heroes: Heracles (Hercules in Roman mythology) and ing to the ancient Greek poet Hesiod, Atlas stood at the ends of the earth in extreme en: The Hesperides, The Hyades, The .

    This is an easy to understand, easy to read, and easy to remember guide to learning Greek mythology and some Roman thrown in. I hope that all who read this learn from and enjoy it! Electra was the daughter of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra of Mycenae in Greek mythology. She was the sister of Iphigenia and Chrysothemis, as well as Orestes, with whom they planned the murder of their mother and her lover Aegisthus, seeking revenge for the murder of their father.. When Agamemnon returned from the Trojan War along with his consort Cassandra, he was murdered by his .


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Who"s who in Greek and Roman mythology by David Kravitz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Out of 5 stars WHO'S WHO IN GREEK AND ROMAN MYTHOLOGY. Reviewed in the United States on Janu This book did not please me. The cover was dented and scratched, and there are pages that someone highlighted.

Very disappointed. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report by: 5. 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, /5(10). Made a great companion to my copy of D'Aulaires' book of greek myths. Was able to buy it later at a book sale and have cherished it ever since. While not specifically written for kids I would recommend for young readers who are interested in Greek and Roman mythology but have trouble keeping track of /5.

Zeus (a Greek god) is depicted here throwing lightning. However, the Romans would assume this was a depiction of Jupiter, the king of gods. The Greek mythology names of the gods and goddesses varied from the Roman names, although each culture ascribed to deities with comparable powers and spheres of influence.

The following table shows those areas and the names of the important deities in each. Alphabetically arranged entries provide information about major and minor figures in Greek and Roman mythology.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. List of Greek Gods and Goddesses. David Kravitz WHO'S WHO IN GREEK AND ROMAN MYTHOLOGY 1st Edition 2nd Printing Hardcover New York Clarkson N. Potter Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket.

Spine cocked. Lynne S. Mayo WHO'S WHO IN GREEK AND ROMAN MYTHOLOGY Book Club Ed. $ + $ Shipping. VG Hardcover in a Dust Jacket UK Edition Bulfinch's Mythology Greek Seller Rating: % positive.

"Explore classic stories of the great Greek and Roman heroes, gods, and monsters," "Adapted, edited, and updated from A hand book of mythology: the myths and legends of ancient Greence and Rome by E.M.

Berens, published in by Mayard, Merrill, & Co. 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.

David Kravitz WHO'S WHO IN GREEK AND ROMAN MYTHOLOGY 3rd Printing Hardcover New York Clarkson N. Potter Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket.

Lloyd E SMITH / Little Blue Book No Greek and Roman Mythology. $ + $ Shipping. David Kravitz WHO'S WHO IN GREEK AND ROMAN MYTHOLOGY 1st Edition 2nd Printing. $Seller Rating: % positive.

In-text: (- Greek Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece, ) Your Bibliography: - Greek Gods And Goddesses Of Ancient Greece. Venus (/ ˈ v iː n ə s /, Classical Latin: / ˈ w ɛ n ʊ s /; genitive Veneris / ˈ w ɛ n ɛ r ɪ s /) is a Roman goddess, whose functions encompassed love, beauty, desire, sex, fertility, prosperity and victory.

In Roman mythology, she was the ancestor of the Roman people through her son, Aeneas, who survived the fall of Troy and fled to Italy. Julius Caesar claimed her as his en: Cupid, Aeneas. Mythology: 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.

In Greek mythology, Pandora (Greek: Πανδώρα, derived from πᾶν, pān, i.e. "all" and δῶρον, dōron, i.e. "gift", thus "the all-endowed", "all-gifted" or "all-giving") was the first human woman created by Hephaestus on the instructions of Zeus.

As Hesiod related it, each god cooperated by giving her unique gifts. Her other name—inscribed against her figure on a white-ground. I bought this book as preparation for a Mediterranean study-cruise. It is a sort of encyclopedia of Greek and Roman mythology.

Any classical mythological name can be found here with a synopsis of their major stories Just be warned: each character's story tends to be so interesting as to lead you to look up all the other characters that appear, and you will find yourself reading for hours/5(5).

an Oceanid, was a sea nymph in Greek mythology, whose name represented the bounty of the sea. DORIS was the Oceanid nymph wife of the sea-god Nereus, and the mother of the fifty Nereides. She may have been the goddess of the rich fishing-grounds found at the mouths of rivers where fresh water mingled with the brine.

The Greek Gods represent humanity at its best and worst, from the violent and destructive Ares to the beautiful and seductive Aphrodite, Greek mythology demonstrates the.

Who's Who in Classical Mythology is the most complete and detailed reference book of its kind. It offers scholarly, yet accessible accounts of those mythological tales surrounding such gods as Apollo, Zeus, Athena and Dionysus, and mortals such as Achilles, Odysseus, Jason, Aeneas, Romulus and Remus and Tarquin.4/5(80).

Mythology: Who's Who in Greek and Roman Mythology de E.M. Berens Descripción - 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 Author: Aaron Robles.

For those already familiar with Bulfinch, the next book to pick up is Timothy Gantz' Early Greek Myths, although this is a 2-volume reference work, rather than a book to read.

If you haven't already read The Iliad, The Odyssey, and Hesiod's Theogony, those are essentials for Greek mythology. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon 5D City New York Donor newcollege Edition 1st American :   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, Pages: Who's Who in Classical Mythology is the most complete and detailed reference book of its kind. It offers scholarly, yet accessible accounts of those mythological tales surrounding such gods as Apollo, Zeus, Athena and Dionysus, and mortals such as Achilles, Odysseus, Jason, Aeneas, Romulus and Remus and Tarquin.

It contains over extensive entries, covering both Greek and Roman characters.