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Heroes Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

Heroes  Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths Book
Author : Bernard Evslin
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2012-10-30
ISBN : 1453264485
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The bestselling compendium of ancient Greece’s timeless tales and towering figures of mythology from a classics expert. The world of Greek mythology contains some of the most exciting and imaginative stories ever told. In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous tales and the eternal themes they so beautifully express. In this accessible overview, you’ll get to know the iconic gods, heroes, and tragic figures: Zeus, the all-powerful king of the gods; Hera, his cunning and jealous wife; King Midas, whose touch could turn anything into gold; the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his own creation; and many more. With each story, Evslin brings new life to these legendary characters and the magical world they inhabit. Translated into multiple languages, and with more than ten million copies sold, this invaluable resource has become a classic in itself.

Greek Myths

Greek Myths Book
Author : DK
Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Release : 2020-07-16
ISBN : 0241475015
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This collection contains more than 30 enthralling new retellings of favourite myths as well as some you might not have heard before! Including Theseus and the Minotaur, The Twelve Labours of Herakles, and the escapades of Jason and the Argonauts, each myth is told in engaging modern language, which is easy for children to understand yet still retains the humour and intrigue of the original tales. Stunning illustrations by multi-award winning artist Katie Ponder breathe new life into each classic story. Additional feature pages delve deeper into the mythical world, providing profiles of the gods. The reference section provides key background information, such as Ancient Greek storytelling and the incredible beasts of the myths, and a pronunciation guide. Greek Myths is the perfect gift, featuring foil on the cover and beautiful illustrations throughout. Children will love exploring the tales by themselves or as bedtime stories. It will be treasured forever.

Heroes Gods and Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology

Heroes  Gods and Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology Book
Author : Michael Ford
Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
Release : 2012-02-21
ISBN : 190875981X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Heroes, Gods and Monsters in Ancient Greek Mythology' is a collection of classic archetypal Ancient Greek myths, including the stories of Jason, Perseus, Odysseus, Heracles, Oedipus and Theseus, and many more dark and delirious, famous Ancient Greek myths. These stories, which have had a great influence on thinkers throughout the centuries, inform popular culture even today. Here they are told as if by a fireside storyteller, detailing the horrific perils these heroes faced. A historical introduction explains who the Ancient Greeks were, describing their beliefs and customs, and a 'Finding out more' section provides you with the tools you need to discover even more about this increidble civilisation and their beliefs.

Heroes Gods and Monsters of Greek Myths

Heroes  Gods and Monsters of Greek Myths Book
Author : Bernard Evslin
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008-10-04
ISBN : 9781439557303
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Provides retellings of the ancient Greek myths, arranged in four sections: the Gods, Nature Myths, Demigods, and Fables and includes a brief section on words from the Greek myths which are part of the English language. Reissue.

Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume One

Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume One Book
Author : Bernard Evslin
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2014-10-28
ISBN : 1497667062
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This first volume of Bernard Evslin’s award-winning series introduces the monsters, demons, gods, and heroes of Greek mythology Athena, wise and powerful daughter of Zeus, is the most feared of all the goddesses. Poseidon, the “earth shaker,” rules the sea with his thunderous wrath. Each wants to control Olympus absolutely. Obsessed with destroying Poseidon, Athena summons her crows by day and owls by night to spy on his vast water realm. The long-simmering feud spawns a multitude of monsters, the most terrifying of which is the brass-headed colossus Amycus. This classic work features a sprawling cast of gods and mortals waging battle on land and by sea, from Zeus to the Titan god Prometheus, from Hades, who guards the gates of hell, to Circe, immortal weaver of spells, to the great war chief Ulysses, who sails in search of his long-lost home. Monsters of Greek Mythology brings to life fearsome creatures like giant, flame-spitting wingless dragons, a spider named Arachne, goats and swordfish endowed with magical properties, and the Cyclopes—one-eyed male and female goliaths even more powerful than the Titans.

Bernard Evslin s Greek Mythology

Bernard Evslin s Greek Mythology Book
Author : Bernard Evslin
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2017-12-05
ISBN : 1504049985
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Gods, heroes, and monsters made accessible by “one of the most widely published authors of classical mythology in the world” (The New York Times). With over ten million copies of his books sold worldwide, Bernard Evslin’s modern takes on Greek myths have captured the imaginations of countless readers. Collected here in one volume are nine books of timeless action and adventure surrounding such legendary figures as Zeus and the Olympians; heroes such as Perseus, who slew the hideous Medusa; the epic struggles of the Trojan War; and much, much more . . . This ebook includes Gods, Demigods and Demons; Hercules; Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths; Jason and the Argonauts; Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume One; Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume Two; The Adventures of Ulysses; The Dolphin Rider; and The Trojan War.

Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume Two

Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume Two Book
Author : Bernard Evslin
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2014-10-28
ISBN : 1497667070
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The gods, heroes, and monsters of Greek mythology come wondrously alive in this second volume of Bernard Evslin’s award-winning series Book two of Bernard Evslin’s extraordinary work opens with the story of Hercules, the strongest man on Earth. Son of a mortal woman and Zeus, feared and hated by Zeus’s wife, Hera, Hercules is condemned to twelve labors in which he must fight the world’s most terrifying monsters. It seems that the world’s mightiest hero may have met his match against the Hydra, a beast with one hundred heads that spew lethal poison. Other tales feature Atlas, the Titan condemned to bear the world on his shoulders; the hideous gorgon Medusa, who turns men to stone; the half-man, half-bull Minotaur; the Sphinx; and many more. Greek myths come to thrilling life in these timeless stories of love and revenge, sorcery and enchantment, in which gods and demigods, mortals, fiends, and demons battle between good and evil. It is a world where bushes become bears, the four winds go to war, and the Nemean Lion and giant crab Cancer strike terror into the hearts of all.

CLASSICS Heroes Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

CLASSICS Heroes  Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths Book
Author : Bernard Evslin
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-06-18
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download CLASSICS Heroes Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths book written by Bernard Evslin, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Greek Mythology Stories for Kids

Greek Mythology Stories for Kids Book
Author : David Pike
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2018-06
ISBN : 9781983049712
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Welcome to the greatest collection of Greek mythology retellings for children to read and enjoy. The great Gorgon witch Medusa, The blood-thirsty Minotaur, and The fiery Chimera. These are just some of the many fascinating monsters that kids can discover and learn in their Greek mythology course study.Each unique story covers the basics of the legends of these monsters from a child's point of view. Your little ones can imagine themselves as the small yet courageous Amara, or even the demigod Dione. Sit back and watch as the mythical tales in this creative history book teach your children about the enchanting journeys of the heroes, gods, and monsters of Ancient Greece.Whoever said that history can't be fun?

Gods Demigods and Demons

Gods  Demigods and Demons Book
Author : Bernard Evslin
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2012-10-30
ISBN : 1453264388
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The essential companion guide for all readers of Greek mythology Do you know the story behind Pandora’s Box, or the difference between Hercules and Heracles? Turn to this alphabetic encyclopedia, with more than 540 entries detailing all the major and minor characters, events, and settings of Greek mythology, from an introduction to the nymph Acantha to a succinct characterization of Zeus, the all-powerful ruler of the gods. This invaluable reference covers all types of heroes, gods, demigods, creatures, demons, and notable mortals, with their classic stories retold in riveting summaries. This comprehensive guide brings Greek mythology to life, and includes a helpful pronunciation key.

Heroes Gods and Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology

Heroes  Gods and Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology Book
Author : Michael Ford
Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
Release : 2012-02-21
ISBN : 1908759828
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Heroes, Gods and Monsters in Ancient Greek Mythology' is a collection of classic archetypal Ancient Greek myths, including the stories of Jason, Perseus, Odysseus, Heracles, Oedipus and Theseus, and many more dark and delirious, famous Ancient Greek myths. These stories, which have had a great influence on thinkers throughout the centuries, inform popular culture even today. Here they are told as if by a fireside storyteller, detailing the horrific perils these heroes faced. A historical introduction explains who the Ancient Greeks were, describing their beliefs and customs, and a 'Finding out more' section provides you with the tools you need to discover even more about this increidble civilisation and their beliefs.

Greek Mythology

Greek Mythology Book
Author : Neil Matt Hamilton
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019-10-09
ISBN : 9781699920169
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Greek myths and legends have inspired men and women around the world for hundreds of years. The stories of Apollo, Perseus, Achilles, and others have sustained the imaginations of old and young alike, even into the present. In fact, characters of Greek myth and legend have found their way into mainstream culture in the form of popular television and film characters. Greek mythology was so influential that even formed the basis of Roman myth. In Greek Mythology: Fascinating Myths and Legends of Greek Gods, Heroes, and Monsters, you will be exposed to the exciting tales of gods and heroes that formed the canon of the Ancient Greek religion. Greek myth has become a part of us in ways that we do not fully appreciate. In fact, heroes like Achilles, Heracles, and Perseus have helped to form the image that we have today of the hero. The basis for much of the philosophy and dramatic arts that characterize Western society today has its root in Ancient Greek culture, which was closely tied to and spurred on by Greek myth and legend. The Ancient Greeks used the tales of their gods and heroes to help understand their world and their own place in it. In Greek Mythology: Fascinating Myths and Legends of Greek Gods, Heroes, and Monsters, you will learn about all the gods and heroes by reading the formative myths of the Greeks. Greek Mythology: Fascinating Myths and Legends of Greek Gods, Heroes, and Monsters explore the Greek gods and the Ancient Greek legends by delving into the tales told by Greek and Roman poets and historians, including Homer. They told tales about the creation of the universe, how the Titans were the first gods before the Olympians, and how the Titans and Olympians went to war with one another. Because the Ancient Greek religion was demonstrated in these tales about their gods and heroes, learning about these figures in the form of stories allows the reader to understand who the Ancient Greeks were and why they were. The world of Ancient Greek legend was very different from our own. The people at the heart of Ancient Greek civilization - living in modern-day Greece, Italy, Turkey, and other places - these people were part of a culture so far removed from the way that we think and perceive today as to be almost unrecognizable to us. Greek Mythology: Fascinating Myths and Legends of Greek Gods, Heroes and Monsters give you the lens you need to understand, even beginning with a description of the world they lived in and a summary of their history through the major historical periods. In Greek Mythology: Fascinating Myths and Legends of Greek Gods, Heroes, and Monsters, you will learn everything there is to learn about Greek myth and legend. You will learn about the Titans and Olympians, the monsters, who the major gods and goddesses were, who some of the important heroes were, and how Ancient Greek legend has a legacy that continues among us today. Poets and dramatists like Homer, Hesiod, Euripides, Sophocles, and Aeschylus recorded Greek stories in a form that has allowed them to be read and appreciated today. In Greek Mythology: Fascinating Myths and Legends of Greek Gods, Heroes, and Monsters, you will learn some of these tales including: Pandora's Box Jason and the Argonauts The Courtship of Leda The Tale of Arachne The Sacrifice of Iphigenia at Aulis Heracles and His Twelve Labors The Judgment of Paris The Trojan War

100 Facts about Heroes Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths That Even the Cia Doesn t Know

100 Facts about Heroes  Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths That Even the Cia Doesn t Know Book
Author : Oliver Boeing
Publisher : Lennex
Release : 2013-03
ISBN : 9785458847117
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get pregnant in the next five minutes. 3. You've heard it all.

The Dolphin Rider

The Dolphin Rider Book
Author : Bernard Evslin
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2014-10-28
ISBN : 1497667054
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Greek myths are celebrated as timeless stories in this collection by renowned author Bernard Evslin “The Dolphin Rider” is Arion, who lives in Corinth, a city near the sea. He longs to go on great adventures, but an oracle warns that if he embarks on a voyage, he will never return. When Apollo, the god of music, gives Arion a golden lyre for his twentieth birthday, Arion ignores the oracle’s words and sets sail for Sicily. Everyone falls in love with his singing, and great treasures are heaped on him, but Arion is forced to contend with an unexpected foe: man’s greed. “The Gift of Fire” introduces Prometheus, the young giant who fears no one, including Zeus, mighty ruler of gods and men. However, when Prometheus vows to bring his precious gift to every cave in the land, he makes multiple deadly enemies. This collection also features stories about Narcissus, destined to fall in love with his own beautiful reflection; King Midas, who loves only gold; Cupid, who must suffer the consequences when he is struck down by love; and the fatally curious Pandora.

Mythology

Mythology Book
Author : Hestia Evans
Publisher : Candlewick
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Elaborate facsimile journal of a Greek mythology primer from the early nineteenth century.

Greek Mythology

Greek Mythology Book
Author : Matt Clayton
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2017-09-09
ISBN : 9781976265655
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book includes two popular manuscripts on Greek mythology: Greek Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters Greek Mythology: A Fascinating Guide to Understanding the Ancient Greek Religion with Its Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and Mortals Introducing: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters: The first manuscript on Greek mythology is part of the best-selling series "Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology - Greek Mythology." In this ultimate guide on Greek Mythology, you will discover captivating stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters. Just some of the topics covered in the first part of this book include: Uranus: Betrayal by Cronus Cronus: Fear of His Children Titans vs. Olympian Gods Olympian Rule Zeus and His Ladies Prometheus and Herakles An Unhappy Tale of the Underworld The Beauty Contest that Led to the Fall of Troy Poseidon, Metis, Athena and Atlantis Kraken and Other Monsters Jason, the Argonauts, and Medea's Dragon Menelaus, Agamemnon, and the Trojan War Solon, the Athenian Law Giver 300 Spartans Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle Alexander the Great Greek myth is full of fascinating tales of Titans and Olympian gods. Some of it makes us wonder if there might be some hint of truth behind those stories, no matter how outrageous they may sound. What parts of those stories were merely symbolic and what parts were literal? Just some of the topics covered in the second part of this book include: Greek Heroes Honorable Thieves Legends of Pride Legend of Cadmus, Founder of Thebes, Greece The Illiad The Odyssey Myths of Wonder Cecrops and Dragons Greek Religion The Burdens of Selfishness and Hubris The Ages of Man Morals of the Gods Zeus Giving Birth to a New Kind of Chaos Greek Monsters Typhon and Echidna Perseus and Cetus Herakles and His Labors Greek Connection to Civilization Foundations of Greek Thought And More Get this book now and learn more about Greek mythology

Heroes Monsters of Greek Myth

Heroes   Monsters of Greek Myth Book
Author : Bernard Evslin,Dorothy Evslin,Ned Hoopes
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 1967
ISBN : 9780590434409
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A retelling of all the great tales of Greek mythology in language that is simple, swift and highly dramatic.

Greek Mythology

Greek Mythology Book
Author : Lance Hightower
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2015-12-16
ISBN : 9781522797586
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Some of the best stories about Ancient Greece are mixed with actual historical events: equal parts truth and fantasy, and that's what makes them so intriguing. The Trojan War for example, in which we see the hero Achilles, the bulwark of the Greek Army who saved the kidnapped Helen, is told from the perspective of his goddess mother. But did you know that according to the ancient Greeks, Achilles had the choice to live a long and happy life or die by his ambition to be remembered as a hero? Even with all the intervention of his Immortal mother who called in favors from the gods, she could not change the fate of her son, which was allegedly set by the Fates when he was born. Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Heroines, Monsters, and Classic Greek Myths of All Time is filled with interesting tidbits about the most popular heroes, gods and goddesses, as well as some little known facts and interpretations about their lives. You'll find timelines and the genealogy of the Immortals as well as the men and women who were subjected to their whims and used as pawns to further their intentions. It gives us deep insight into the philosophy of this "religion," into the minds of great thinkers of the time and how they viewed their world - the earth, the heavens, the stars, and the afterlife. But this book is as entertaining as it is informative. Discover how the great Olympian and King of the Gods, Zeus himself, was controlled by his wife, Hera, and how something as meaningless as a pomegranate seed fated poor Persephone to being the Goddess of the Underworld, at least part-time, that is. Find out about the four seasons, what or who inspires music and poetry, why life is limited to a certain span of time, how each person is allotted certain gifts and why, how the gods intervene, what came before Olympus, and how we got the names of many of our constellations and stars. It may seem like superstition today, but a mere 3000 years ago, these were strongly held beliefs that influenced everything in daily life including philosophy, religion and government in the same way today's dominant religions influence society. Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Heroines, Monsters, and Classic Greek Myths of All Time is a fun read and a book you'll want to refer to again and again. It should find a place in your reference library and onto your reading list.

Heroes Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

Heroes  Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths Book
Author : Evslin Bernard
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2014-07-01
ISBN : 9781632450791
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An international bestseller and the basis for a hugely successful film, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest was one of the defining works of the 1960s. A mordant, wickedly subversive parable set in a mental ward, the novel chronicles the head-on c

Classical Tales of Mythology

Classical Tales of Mythology Book
Author : Thomas Bulfinch,Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher : Arcturus Publishing
Release : 2021-01-15
ISBN : 1398806323
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Meet legendary heroes, powerful goddesses and vengeful monsters in this beautiful hardback collection of more than 20 epic tales from Greek and Roman mythology, featuring lavish full-color illustrations throughout. The myths and legends of the ancient world are vividly told here by master storytellers of the 19th century, Thomas Bulfinch and Nathaniel Hawthorne. Discover how Theseus defeated the minotaur, why the witch Circe turned men into swine and the story of Pandora and Epimetheus. This treasury captures the beauty and magnificence of these timeless myths, illustrated with enchanting full-color Pre-Raphaelite and art nouveau paintings by Walter Crane and John William Waterhouse, among others. Stories include: • Echo and Narcissus • Juno and her rivals • Pygmalion • Cupid and Psyche • The Gorgon's Head • Cadmus and the Dragon's Teeth • The Pomegranate Seeds