Greek Mythology

A Guide to Greek Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, Heroes, and the Best Mythological Tales

Author: Adam Angelos

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781761032608

Category: History

Page: 70

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Greek mythology is a collection of stories handed down from generation to generation throughout Greece. Starting in Ancient Greece, these stories were of ancient deities that had a hand in every day concepts, such as the rising and setting of the sun, the different Gods and their responsibilities, and the many tales of heroes and villains. Greek mythology is a very important part of ancient culture.This book is a collection of the very best Greek Mythological tales, along with some information about this history of Greek Mythology.Enter the incredible world of Greek Mythology today with the help of this book, and discover the amazing tales of the Gods, Heroes, Monsters, and much more!Here Is What You'll Learn About...The Origins Of Greek MythologyThe Gods & GoddessesThe Monsters & Heroes Of Greek MythologyThe Trojan WarPandora's BoxProcne & PhilomenaPygmalion & GalateaMuch, Much More!
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Greek Mythology

The Complete Guide to Greek Gods and Goddesses, Monsters, Heroes, and the Best Mythological Tales!

Author: Peter Komak

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781761032875

Category: History

Page: 74

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Tales of Greek mythology have been passed down for thousands of years, and have gone on to have a great impact on Western society. These stories are the inspiration for many poems, books, movies, and television shows. This book aims to provide you with a greater understanding of these incredible stories, and why they are so powerful and intriguing!Inside, you will learn about the different Greek gods, deities, monsters, and heroes that are talked about in mythology. You will discover the different bloodlines and family trees of both the Olympian gods, as well as the Titans.Included, are some of the most famous and interesting mythological tales, such as how the universe came to be, Heracles' (Hercules) 12 labors, and the great war between the Olympians and the Titans.Here Is What You'll Learn About...The Different Greek GodsPrimordial DeitiesOlympians & TitansMythical MonstersThe Trojan WarStories Of ZeusHeracles & His 12 LaborsMuch, Much More!
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Greek Mythology

Captivating Tales of the Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Monsters

Author: Matt Clayton

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781976265655

Category:

Page: 144

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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
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Greek Mythology

History for Kids: a Captivating Guide to Greek Myths of Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters

Author: Dinobibi Publishing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781700257390

Category:

Page: 108

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Captivating Stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters Greek mythology provides us with some of the greatest stories. The amazing stories about Zeus and the other gods and goddesses hanging out in Mount Olympus are exciting and imaginative. The colorful characters in Greek mythology are loved by many to this day. Even some of the stories people write today are inspired by Greek myths! Let Dinobibi guide you through a discovery of the names of the gods and goddesses and what they were known for, stories about heroes fighting monsters, and the reason why learning about why mythology still matters. Download the book now and learn more about Greek mythology
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Mythology

Classic Stories from the Greek, Celtic, Norse, Japanese, Hindu, Chinese, Mesopotamian and Egyptian Mythology

Author: Scott Lewis

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781097701681

Category:

Page: 584

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Do you know how many wives Zeus had? Or how the famous Trojan War was caused by one beautiful lady? Or how Thor got his hammer? Give your imagination a real treat. This Mega Mythology Collection is for you. Get 8 books with the price of 3 today! Greek Mythology: From the beginning of the Cosmos to the Odyssey, be ready to venture into an exciting world of love, loyalty, infidelity, vengeance, deception, and intrigue! Learn about: - Hear about the creation myth that started it all. - Travel to Mount Olympus and live among the gods and goddesses. - Tag along with the heroes and villains on their quests from high above on Mount Olympus to Earth and then beneath the surface to the gloomy world of Hades. - Learn about the fascinating Greek gods and goddesses and the rivalry between them. Celtic Mythology: In this all-inclusive guide to Celtic mythology, you will be able to follow the adventures of the Celts through history and understand the true meaning behind popular myths. This comprehensive Celtic mythology guide will allow you to embark on an epic adventure through: - Introduction to the Celts - The Mythological Cycle: The Children of Lir and The Wooing of Étain - The Ulster Cycle: The Life of Cú Chulainn - The Fenian Cycle: Stories of Finn mac Cúmhaill - The Kings' Cycle: Stories of Cormac mac Airt - Welsh Mythology: The Four Branches of Mabinogi and Classic Welsh Myths Norse Mythology: Norse Mythology: Classic Stories of the Norse Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters contains stories passed down from the ancient Norse religion, practiced by the Vikings and other northern people who live in modern-day Scandinavia, Iceland, and throughout the British Isles. Inside this book, you will find myths that answer the following questions: - How did Odin form the world from Ymir's body and make men and women from wood? - What are the names of the nine realms and who (or what) live in them? - Why does Odin have only one eye, and why does Tyr have only one hand? - Where the gift of poetry comes from? - Who are Loki's children, and why does Odin fear them? - Why do the gods fear the end of the world, and what will happen at Ragnarok? And 5 more similar audiobooks on Japanese Mythology, Hindu Mythology, Chinese Mythology, Mesopotamian Mythology and Egyptian Mythology! The 8 manuscripts included in this collection are: - Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of the Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters - Celtic Mythology: Classic Stories of the Celtic Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters - Norse Mythology: Classic Stories of the Norse Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters - Japanese Mythology: Classic Stories of Japanese Myths, Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters - Hindu Mythology: Classic Stories of Hindu Myths, Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Monsters - Chinese Mythology: Classic Stories of Chinese Myths, Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters - Mesopotamian Mythology: Classic stories from the Sumerian Mythology, Akkadian Mythology, Babylonian Mythology and Assyrian Mythology - Egyptian Mythology: Classic Stories of Egyptian Myths, Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters
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Handbook of Classical Mythology

Author: William F. Hansen

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1576072266

Category: Social Science

Page: 394

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Presents classic stories of the Greeks and Romans, along with geographical and historical background information.
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Mythology

Captivating Greek, Egyptian, Norse Celtic and Roman Myths of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters

Author: Matt Clayton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781952191268

Category: Social Science

Page: 402

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This book includes five captivating manuscripts: Greek Mythology Norse Mythology Egyptian Mythology Celtic Mythology Roman Mythology
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The Friendly Guide to Mythology

A Mortal's Companion to the Fantastical Realm of Gods Goddesses Monsters Heroes

Author: Nancy Hathaway

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440650819

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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How was the world as we know it created? What does it mean to be a hero? Where do we go when we die? Why are flood myths so ubiquitous? Anyone who has pondered these and other questions about humanity's ancient beliefs will be fascinated by The Friendly Guide to Mythology. Focusing on Greek and Roman mythology but including myths from Africa, Asia, Australia, northern Europe, and the Americas, The Friendly Guide to Mythology is filled with compelling stories of gods, goddesses, mortals, and monsters. Beautifully ornamented with photos, line drawings, and quotes, this entertaining guide also includes an A-to-Z listing of the world's most captivating goddesses; profiles of famous writers, collectors, and interpreters of myths; and engaging sidebars. Featuring myths of love, wisdom, and adventure as well as those of violence, jealousy, and pure folly, this accessible collection offers fascinating insight into the human psyche and brings our rich mythological heritage delightfully into focus.
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Greek Mythology

An Elaborate Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Harems, Sagas, Rituals and Beliefs of Greek Myths

Author: Bernard Hayes

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781983926099

Category:

Page: 274

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Book 1: In this book, "Greek Mythology: An Elaborate Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Harems, Sagas, Rituals and Beliefs of Greek Myths," the reader will be taken to the ancient customs and beliefs of the ancient Greeks. The report is dedicated to the gods the Greeks worshipped. You will find, among others: A description and explanation of the Greek mythological gods and goddesses, and their heavenly powers. The relationships, marriages, and complicated soap opera stories that were told in Ancient Greece. Unique characteristics of each of the gods, and the most important legends about them. Records of their wars, struggles, adultery, and acts of revenge. The Greek had many heroes in their myths and legends, and you will be introduced to both them in this guide. Greek Mythology is intricate, complex, and the ideals behind their mythological beliefs were often intertwined with real life events. This book will examine how both myth and fact contributed to the culture and traditions of the Greek, and how these influences and stories continue to live on throughout the centuries! Book 2: Read about some of the most interesting, best-known myths from ancient Greece. In this elaborate guide, you'll learn all about the dilemmas, relationships, and trials the Greek gods, goddesses, and other mythical creatures went through. Examples are: All the trials of Heracles (Hercules), Theseus, and Perseus, the Greek, epic heroes of mythology. The story of Daedalus and Icarus. Legends that include Pelops, Argonauts, and Heraclidae. The entire siege of Troy explained. Stories about Oedipus, Cadmus, and Bellerophon. And much, much more! Greek Mythology is intricate, complex, and the ideals behind their mythological beliefs were often intertwined with real life events. This book will examine how both myth and fact contributed to the culture and traditions of the Greek, and how these influences and stories continue to live on throughout the centuries!
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