Malcolm Day's 100 Characters from Classical Mythology PDF

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By Malcolm Day

ISBN-10: 0764160060

ISBN-13: 9780764160066

relationship again approximately 3,000 years, the gods of the traditional Greeks—and later, of the Romans—have figured prominently in legendry, poetry, drama, and the visible arts. yet today’s readers are frequently burdened once they come upon the myriad names of these deities and take a look at to appreciate their roles in mythology. This wonderful and mind-expanding publication charts a hundred of the main well-liked characters from Greco-Roman mythology, together with the primordial deities, the good gods of Olympus, and the shadowy population of Hades. Addressing common issues comparable to love, jealousy, anger, ambition, deceit, and sweetness, the tales instructed right here make attention-grabbing examining whereas they upload importance to numerous classical references in our civilization’s literature and paintings. writer Malcolm Day profiles each one god with a brief, very readable precis of that personage’s acts. He units every one deity’s tale in the higher context of a “family tree” that encompasses all significant gods. Full-color illustrations exhibiting memorable scenes from classical mythology comprise reproductions from recognized work and images of statuary.

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