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Treasury of Greek Mythology

Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters
Napoli, Donna Jo (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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An introduction to some of the most prominent beings in the ancient Greek pantheon.
Authors: Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-
Title: Treasury of Greek mythology
classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c2011
Edition: Reinforced library ed
Characteristics: 191 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,31 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrations by Christina Balit
Contents: Gaia, mother Earth
Uranus, father heaven
Cronus, Titan king
Zeus, king of the gods
Hestia, goddess of the hearth
Poseidon, god of the seas
Athena, goddess of wisdom
Hades, god of the underworld
Demeter, goddess of the harvest
Apollo, god of music
Artemis, goddess of the hunt
Hera, goddess of marriage
Hephaestus, god of metalworking
Aphrodite, goddess of love & beauty
Hermes, messenger of the gods
Ares, god of war
Helios, Sun god
Selene, goddess of the Moon
Dionysus, god of wine
Perseus, the ill-fated hero
Orion, the hunter
Heracles, the hero who became immortal
Jason, wanderer of the seas
Theseus, the king of Athens
Helen, the lethal beauty
Summary: An introduction to some of the most prominent beings in the ancient Greek pantheon.
Additional Contributors: Balit, Christina
Alternate Title: Greek mythology
ISBN: 9781426308444
1426308442
9781426308451
1426308450
Branch Call Number: j 398.20938 N216t 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-187) and index
Subject Headings: Mythology, Greek Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Mythology, Greek
LCCN: 2011024327
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An introduction to some of the most prominent beings in the ancient Greek pantheon.


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AMAZING BOOK! i love reading about Greek mythology! the way they illustrate it is so much fun to read!

Jun 11, 2014
  • Quilter rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

So cool

Jun 10, 2014
  • jameslozano rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

so cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Aug 15, 2013
  • ganeshya_kaaneeshan rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Incredible book

Oct 10, 2012
  • gillggn rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Great Reading!!!

Aug 01, 2012
  • LT rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Amazing illustrations. Some of the myths, as described in the book, bear little resemblance to the versions that I learned as a young student. However, they are retold in an interesting and coherent way, no easy feat given the multiple versions of events contained in the canon of Greek mythology.

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Aug 15, 2013
  • ganeshya_kaaneeshan rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Many stories about Greek gods, goddesses and heroes

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