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The Resource Mythology, by Edith Hamilton ; illustrated by Steele Savage

Mythology, by Edith Hamilton ; illustrated by Steele Savage

Label
Mythology
Title
Mythology
Statement of responsibility
by Edith Hamilton ; illustrated by Steele Savage
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
cle
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Intended audience
1040
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
  • 8.2
  • 8.3
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Label
Mythology, by Edith Hamilton ; illustrated by Steele Savage
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Mentor book."
  • Includes index
  • Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, 1942
Contents
  • Introduction to classical mythology (The mythology of the Greeks ;The Greek and Roman writers of mythology) -- Pt. 1. The gods, creation, and the earliest heroes. 1. The gods (The Titans and the twelve great Olympians ; The lesser gods of Olympus ; The gods of the waters ; The underworld ; The lesser gods of Earth ; The Roman gods) ; 2. The two great gods of Earth (Demeter (Ceres) ; Dionysus or Bacchus) ; 3. How the world and Mankind were created ; 4. The earliest heroes (Prometheus and Io ; Europa ; The Cyclops Polyphemus ; Flower-myths: Narcissus, Hyacinth, Adonis) -- Pt. 2. Stories of love and adventure. 5. Cupid and Psyche ; 6. Eight brief tales of lovers (Pyramus and Thisbe, Orpheus and Eurydice, Ceyx and Alcyone, Pygmalion and Galatea, Baucis and Philemon, Endymion, Daphne, Alpheus and Arethusa) ; 7. The quest of the Golden Fleece ; 8. Four great adventures (Phaëthon, Pegasus and Bellerophon, Otus and Ephialtes, Daedalus) --
  • Pt. 3. The great heroes before the Trojan War. 9. Perseus ; 10. Theseus ; 11. Hercules ; 12. Atalanta -- Pt. 4. The heroes of the Trojan War. 13. The Trojan War (Prologue: the judgment of Paris ; The Trojan War) ; 14. The fall of Troy ; 15. The adventures of Odysseus ; 16. The adventures of Aeneas (Pt. 1. From Troy to Italy ;Pt. 2. The descent into the Lower World ; Pt. 3. The war in Italy) -- Pt. 5. The great families of mythology. 17. The House of Atreus (Tantalus and Niobe ; Agamemnon and his children ; Iphigenia among the Taurians) ; 18. The royal house of Thebes (Cadmus and his children ; Oedipus ; Antigone ; The Seven against Thebes) ; 19. The royal house of Athens (Cecrops ; Procne and Philomela ; Procris and Cephalus ; Orithyia and Boreas ; Creüsa and Ion) --
  • Pt. 6. The less important myths. 20. Midas--and others (Midas ; Aesculapius ; The Danaïds ; Glaucus and Scylla ; Erysichthon ; Pomona and Vertumnus) ; 21. Brief myths arranged alphabetically -- Pt. 7. The mythology of the Norsemen: introduction to Norse mythology ; 22. The stories of Sygny and of Sigurd ; 23. The Norse gods (The creation ; The Norse wisdom) -- Genealogical tables
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9780452009851
Isbn Type
(Meridian : pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., geneal. tables
System control number
ocn775098270
Label
Mythology, by Edith Hamilton ; illustrated by Steele Savage
Publication
Note
  • "A Mentor book."
  • Includes index
  • Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, 1942
Contents
  • Introduction to classical mythology (The mythology of the Greeks ;The Greek and Roman writers of mythology) -- Pt. 1. The gods, creation, and the earliest heroes. 1. The gods (The Titans and the twelve great Olympians ; The lesser gods of Olympus ; The gods of the waters ; The underworld ; The lesser gods of Earth ; The Roman gods) ; 2. The two great gods of Earth (Demeter (Ceres) ; Dionysus or Bacchus) ; 3. How the world and Mankind were created ; 4. The earliest heroes (Prometheus and Io ; Europa ; The Cyclops Polyphemus ; Flower-myths: Narcissus, Hyacinth, Adonis) -- Pt. 2. Stories of love and adventure. 5. Cupid and Psyche ; 6. Eight brief tales of lovers (Pyramus and Thisbe, Orpheus and Eurydice, Ceyx and Alcyone, Pygmalion and Galatea, Baucis and Philemon, Endymion, Daphne, Alpheus and Arethusa) ; 7. The quest of the Golden Fleece ; 8. Four great adventures (Phaëthon, Pegasus and Bellerophon, Otus and Ephialtes, Daedalus) --
  • Pt. 3. The great heroes before the Trojan War. 9. Perseus ; 10. Theseus ; 11. Hercules ; 12. Atalanta -- Pt. 4. The heroes of the Trojan War. 13. The Trojan War (Prologue: the judgment of Paris ; The Trojan War) ; 14. The fall of Troy ; 15. The adventures of Odysseus ; 16. The adventures of Aeneas (Pt. 1. From Troy to Italy ;Pt. 2. The descent into the Lower World ; Pt. 3. The war in Italy) -- Pt. 5. The great families of mythology. 17. The House of Atreus (Tantalus and Niobe ; Agamemnon and his children ; Iphigenia among the Taurians) ; 18. The royal house of Thebes (Cadmus and his children ; Oedipus ; Antigone ; The Seven against Thebes) ; 19. The royal house of Athens (Cecrops ; Procne and Philomela ; Procris and Cephalus ; Orithyia and Boreas ; Creüsa and Ion) --
  • Pt. 6. The less important myths. 20. Midas--and others (Midas ; Aesculapius ; The Danaïds ; Glaucus and Scylla ; Erysichthon ; Pomona and Vertumnus) ; 21. Brief myths arranged alphabetically -- Pt. 7. The mythology of the Norsemen: introduction to Norse mythology ; 22. The stories of Sygny and of Sigurd ; 23. The Norse gods (The creation ; The Norse wisdom) -- Genealogical tables
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9780452009851
Isbn Type
(Meridian : pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., geneal. tables
System control number
ocn775098270

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