The Greek and Roman Myths: A Guide to the Classical Stories - Myths (Hardback)
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The Greek and Roman Myths: A Guide to the Classical Stories - Myths (Hardback)

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Hardback 224 Pages
Published: 31/08/2010
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This handy guide to the Greek and Roman Myths brings classical mythology to life. Written by a bestselling author on Ancient Greece and Rome, the book features an engaging blend of stories, facts and quotations from ancient authors, and places ancient myths in a modern context, discussing the ‘afterlives’ of the myths and the relevance of their messages today. Factfiles on heroes and heroines and family trees of the gods also make this a useful reference book for students.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500251737
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 196 x 129 mm


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'This new companion is at once a handy work of reference, an entertaining read and an attractive artefact, discreetly illustrated and tastefully laid out. A pleasure to consult' - Scotsman

'For a perfect introduction to the stories of the Classical world, look no further. … Affordable, portable and accessible … thoroughly modern and approachable … Carefully researched, enjoyable, diverting and intriguing' - Reference Reviews

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“Incredible.”

This book is perfect if the greek and roman myths confuse you. It's broken down and starts right from the very beginning. This book has great character profiles, family trees, and I've gained a great... More

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“Great place to start!”

This book makes for a great starting point to Greek and Roman mythology. Providing the reader with an informative and easily accessible breakdown on the main gods and well known myths. Fantastic starting and/or... More

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“Greek and Roman Myths and Legends”

This is a really good introduction into Mythology and is also a bit of an eye opener. Some of these Myths will make your toes curl but a really good read indeed. Some of the exploits of these God's make you... More

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