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Classical myth by Barry B. Powell

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Published by Pearson Education/Longman Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Textbooks,
  • Classical Mythology

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementBarry B. Powell ; with translations by Herbert M. Howe
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL723 .P68 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24848046M
ISBN 100205176070
ISBN 109780205176076
LC Control Number2011016915

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Joesph Campbell is the authority on Classical Mythology, and this book uses his works a lot. There are a lot of names to know if you are trying to read this straight through. I would recommend taking each chapter at a time to get to know the stories/5. Here we present a collection of classic Myths and Legends, drawn from throughout the world. They feature such legendary figures as King Canute, Robin Hood and William Tell. Amongst the treasures here are Norse and Germanic legends, and tales from Italy, Spain and Russia. We have drawn on a few different sources to create our collection.   50 Classic Mythology Retellings: For Her Dark Skin by Percival Everett. Percival Everett has written over 20 novels, xo Orpheus: Fifty New Myths by Kate Bernheimer Neverhome by Laird Hunt. Set during the Civil War, Ash leaves her husband Galatea by Madeline Miller. So if Author: Sarah Ullery. His book Classical Myth, is the best-selling book on the topic, and is now in its eighth edition. His book Homer is the best-selling study of this author. The Greeks: History, Culture, and Society (second edition, with Ian Morris) is widely used in college classrooms. He is currently preparing a translation.

Bulfinch's Mythology (originally published as three volumes) by Thomas Bulfinch () Mythology by Edith Hamilton () Myths of the Ancient Greeks by Richard P. Martin () The Penguin Book of Classical Myths by Jenny March (). His book Classical Myth, is the best-selling book on the topic, and is now in its eighth edition. His book Homer is the best-selling study of this author. The Greeks: History, Culture, and Society (second edition, with Ian Morris) is widely used in college classrooms. He is currently preparing a translation of the Iliad and the Odyssey.4/5(). Find all the study resources for Classical Myth by Barry B. Powell. Welcome to the Theoi Project, a site exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art. The aim of the project is to provide a comprehensive, free reference guide to the gods (theoi), spirits (daimones), fabulous creatures (theres) and heroes of ancient Greek mythology and religion.