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Favorite Greek Myths

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ISBN : 0590413384
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Retells twelve tales from Greek mythology, including the stories of King Midas, Echo and Narcissus, the Golden Apples, and Cupid and Psyche.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Favorite Greek Myths

Author : Bob Blaisdell
ISBN : 9780486110301
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Adventures, calamities, and conquests abound in stirring tales about Pandora's box, King Midas and his golden touch, the dreaded Cyclops, Narcissus and Echo, and many other familiar figures.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Favorite Greek Myths

Author : Lilian Stoughton Hyde
ISBN : 0343323648
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Greek Myth Plays Grades 3 5

Author : Carol Pugliano-Martin
ISBN : 0439640148
Genre : Education
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Helps students build oral fluency through repeated reading ???? Parts are written at different reading proficiency levels so everyone can participate ???? Introduces students to Greek mythology, including King Midas, Daedalus and Icarus, Echo and Narcissus, and more. Includes tips for putting on the plays and related activities.
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Greek Myths

Author : John Rearick
ISBN : 059096383X
Genre : Activity programs in education
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Category: Activity programs in education

Greek Myths

Author : Geraldine McCaughrean
ISBN : 0435160524
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These stories were first told three thousand years ago - so why are we still telling them? Because they are full of the things that fascinate anyone, in any country, at any time. There are adventures and jokes, fables and fairy stories, thrills and happy endings. In short, the Greek myths are just too good to forget.

Greek Mythology

Author : Simone Payment
ISBN : 1404207716
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides a brief history of Greek mythology, describes the gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines contained within it, and presents several myths.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Greek Myths

Author : Sally See
Genre : Mythology
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This is a book of tales of the ancient Greece. It introduces the most common Greek gods and heroes, which become the subject of many literature, plays, arts and movies throughout the centuries. There are many colourful pictures of great sculptures and paintings in the book, so one can learn the Greek mythology even more joyfully.
Category: Mythology

The Random House Book Of Greek Myths

Author : Joan D. Vinge
ISBN : 0679823778
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Retells some of the most famous Greek myths about gods, goddesses, humans, heroes, and monsters, explaining the background of the tales and how they have survived.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Greek Mythology The Gods Goddesses And Heroes Handbook

Author : Liv Albert
ISBN : 9781507215500
Genre : Social Science
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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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Greek Myths

Author : Olivia E. Coolidge
ISBN : 0618154264
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A collection of stories about the heroes of early Greece and the inhabitants of Olympus, based on original sources.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Lovers Legends

Author : Andrew Calimach
ISBN : 9780971468603
Genre : History
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First comprehensive uncensored collection of homosexual Greek myths in 2000 years. Lucian'ss Different Loves, an unabashed debate on gay vs. straight love, frames richly illustrated stories of Hercules, Orpheus, Narcissus, others. Presents positive and negative aspects of Greek male love within historical/cultural context. Carefully documented, suitable for classes in gender studies / history / religion. Notes, bibliography, glossary, map. Study guide forthcoming.
Category: History

A Companion To Greek Mythology

Author : Ken Dowden
ISBN : 1444396935
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Companion to Greek Mythology presents a series of essays that explore the phenomenon of Greek myth from its origins in shared Indo-European story patterns and the Greeks’ contacts with their Eastern Mediterranean neighbours through its development as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman world. Features essays from a prestigious international team of literary experts Includes coverage of Greek myth’s intersection with history, philosophy and religion Introduces readers to topics in mythology that are often inaccessible to non-specialists Addresses the Hellenistic and Roman periods as well as Archaic and Classical Greece
Category: Literary Criticism

Greek Myths

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ISBN : 0689505833
Genre : Mythology, Greek
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Presents retellings of sixteen Greek myths, including the stories of Pandora, Daedalus and Icarus, King Midas, Jason, and Odysseus.
Category: Mythology, Greek

Greek Mythology

Author : Sarah Wassner Flynn
ISBN : 9781426331893
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Classic stories from Greek mythology come to life in this latest single-subject themed book in the Weird But True spin-off series, Know-It-All. Zeus, Hades, Aphrodite, Hera, Poseidon, Hercules, Achilles, Ares, Apollo, Athena, Artemis, Dionysus, Prometheus! Dive a little deeper into the incredible stories from Greek mythology. Weird-but-true facts accompanied by lush original full-color art cover everything kids need to know about all their favorite Greek gods, heroes, monsters, quests, muses, and famous philosophers. From who gave mankind fire to famous fatal flaws to who stood guard at the Underworld, this book includes all the iconic Greek myths and key characters - and then goes one wonderfully weird step beyond.
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Author : Stephen Fry
ISBN : 9781405934169
Genre : Fiction
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**STEPHEN FRY'S SPELLBINDING NEW BOOK 'TROY' IS COMING SOON** STEP INTO ANOTHER WORLD - OF MAGIC, MAYHEM, MONSTERS AND MANIACAL GODS - IN STEPHEN FRY'S MOMENTOUS SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, MYTHOS 'A romp through the lives of ancient Greek gods. Fry is at his story-telling best . . . the gods will be pleased' Times Discover Stephen Fry's magnificent retelling of the greatest myths and legends ever told . . . ___________ No one loves and quarrels, desires and deceives as boldly or brilliantly as Greek gods and goddesses. In Stephen Fry's vivid retelling, we gaze in wonder as wise Athena is born from the cracking open of the great head of Zeus and follow doomed Persephone into the dark and lonely realm of the Underworld. We shiver in fear when Pandora opens her jar of evil torments and watch with joy as the legendary love affair between Eros and Psyche unfolds. Mythos captures these extraordinary myths for our modern age - in all their dazzling and deeply human relevance. If you're enthralled by the magic of Greek mythology you'll love Fry's follow-up book HEROES, with tales of mortals and monsters, quests and adventures . . . ___________ NOW THE INSPIRATION FOR THE MYTHOS SUITE, STEPHEN FRY AND DEBBIE WISEMAN'S MUSICAL PRODUCTION OF FRY'S THRILLING RETELLINGS 'A head-spinning marathon of legends' Guardian 'An Olympian feat. The gods seem to be smiling on Fry - his myths are definitely a hit' Evening Standard 'An odyssey through Greek mythology. Brilliant . . . all hail Stephen Fry' Daily Mail 'A rollicking good read' Independent SHORTLISTED FOR A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
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Greek Mythology

Author : Fritz Graf
ISBN : 0801853958
Genre : History
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Allegorists in ancient Greece attempted to find philosophical and physical truths in myth. Plato, who resolutely excluded myths from the sphere of truth, thought that they could express ideas in a realm he could not reach with dialectical reasoning. Freud built a science around the myth of Oedipus, saying that myths were "distorted wish dreams of entire nations, the dreams of early mankind." No body of myth has served more purposes - or been subject to more analysis - than Greek mythology. This is a revised translation of Fritz Graf's highly acclaimed introduction to Greek mythology, Griechische Mythologie: Eine Einfuhrung, originally published in 1985 by Artemis Verlag. Graf offers a chronological account of the principal Greek myths that appear in the surviving literary and artistic sources, and concurrently documents the history of interpretation of Greek mythology from the seventeenth century to the present. First surveying the various definitions of myth that have been advanced, Graf proceeds to look at the relationship between Greek myths and epic poetry; the absence of an "origin of man" myth in Creek mythology; and connection between particular myths and shrines or holy festivals; the harmony in Greek literature between myth and history; the use of myth in Greek song and tragedy; and the uses and interpretations of myth by philosophers and allegorists.
Category: History

Greek Myths

Author : Deborah Lock
ISBN : 0756640164
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.br> i>Greek Myths retells some of the most beloved stories from Greek Mythology, from Pandora's Box to the Labors of Heracles.
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The Epics Of Greek Mythology

Author : Don Nardo
ISBN : 9780756544829
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the events in Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," from the causes of the Trojan War to the legendary Greek and Trojan characters, the end of the war, and Odysseus's harrowing journey home.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction