The Greek and Roman myths : a guide to the classical stories / Philip Matyszak ; with 95 illustrations

Author(s): Matyszak, Philip
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Subjects: Mythology, Greek
Mythology, Roman
Mythology, Classical
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : Thames & Hudson, 2010
LC Classification: B, BL
Physical Description: 224 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction: What are Greek and Roman Myths? And Why is it Worth Studying them? 6
1. In The Beginning: From Chaos to Cosmos in Four Steps 9
2. Pandora's Children: The Human Story 25
3. The Great Gods: The First Generation 50
4. Olympus: The Next Generation 77
5. Lesser Gods, Magigal Creatures And Heroic Angestors 109
6. Heroes And Their Quests 126
7. The Golden Age of Mythology 148
8. The Trojan War 175
9. Going Home 200
Further Reading 221
Sources of Illustrations 221
Index 222
Notes: ISBN: 9780500251737 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0500251738 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221) and index
OCLC Number: 601101091
ISBN/ISSN: 9780500251737
0500251738