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Myths of Hellas

C. Witt

Myths of Hellas

or, Greek tales

by C. Witt

  • 352 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtold in the German by Professor C. Witt ; translated into English by Frances Younghusband ; with a preface by Arthur Sidgwick.
ContributionsYounghusband, Frances.
The Physical Object
Pagination268p. :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17180017M

“Greek Myths” I picked up this book because the attractive cover intrigued me. Sure enough, this book is something special. With exciting stories, illustrated with beautiful pictures and easy-to-understand text, it takes you back through the ages to the scenes of the stories. The history of Crete is age–long and should be traced back in the first myths and legends. According to the Greek mythology, Zeus, the father of gods and humans, was born in Crete, where later he secretly copulated with beautiful nymph Europe, who gave her name to our continent.

  ‎A classic of mythology, long prized for its accurate retelling of the principal myths of Greece and Rome, and for its commentary on their origins and significance. The collection begins with myths involving the gods — Jupiter, Apollo, Venus, Mars, others — and ends with the adventures of 3/5(4).   A Book of Myths () by Jean Lang Title, preface, table of contents, list of illustrations, etc. Much more remote than they seemed one little year ago, now seem the old stories of sunny Greece. But if we have studied the strange transmogrification of the ancient gods.

Orpheus leading his beloved Eurydice back to life Ulysses battling to resist the mesmerising Sirens' song The tragedy of the vengeful Medea The timeless stories of the gods and goddesses of Greece and Rome are charged with passion and romance, magic and murder. Each one is brought to life beautifully in this lavishly illustrated edition of Thomas Bulfinch's 'The Age of Fable. The myths of Greece & Rome by H. A. Guerber, , American book company edition,Author: Helene Adeline Guerber.


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Myths of Hellas; Or, Greek Tales [C. Witt, Frances Younghusband, Arthur Sidgwick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. About the Book Fairy tales, wonder tales, magic tales are a folklore genre taking the form of a short story.

Atticus the Storyteller’s Greek Myths by Lucy Coats and Anthony Lewis This is possibly my favourite book on this list, mainly because I have spent many an evening reading it Author: Andrew Bostock.

The myths of Greece & Rome Hardcover – January 1, by H.A. GUERBER (Author) out of 5 stars 18 ratings. See all 70 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Cited by: 6.

This volume contains E. Berens’ "The Myths and Legends of Greece and Rome", being a popular account of Greek and Roman mythology. Covering the Myths of Hellas book breadth of Roman and Greek mythology from the primordial Gods to the heroes of legend, this accessible book is highly recommended for those looking for for an introduction to the topic.

Greek Myths • Famous Stories, Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Stories of the Trojan War, Ulysses and Aeneas, all illustrated with quotations from the poets from Aeschylus to Longfellow and with reproductions of paintings and sculpture.

The main problem with this book is that Fry's retelling of the myths of Ancient Greece is exactly what the title promises – it is the retelling of the myths of Ancient Greece with some supposedly witty (but more often irrelevant) remarks which can be easily omitted/5.

Located in the Boeotia region of central Greece, Thebes is a city steeped in the ancient Greek myths and its gods. The city, located 31 miles north of Athens, is situated on a plain bordered by the Cithaeron Mountains and Lake Yliki and is still populated today.

Thebes has been central to the myths of [ ]. The Myths of Greece and Rome, by H.A. Guerber. American Book Company, Hardcover, cloth. 1st American edition. B&W Illustrations and Map. Very Good condition: gilt title on the spine dulled but legible, light edge rubbing. Shipped with USPS Media Rating: % positive.

A fantastic collection of Greek and Roman myths and legends - If your're interested in Homer's or Virgil's but are unsure if you want to read them in their entirety then this book gives you the short versions of all their classic epics. I enjoyed the book and I especially like how's it written and paced, with the main chapters then sub-chapters/5.

Greek mythology is the body of myths originally told by the ancient Greeks and a genre of Ancient Greek stories concern the origin and the nature of the world, the lives and activities of deities, heroes, and mythological creatures, and the origins and significance of the ancient Greeks' own cult and ritual practices.

Modern scholars study the myths in an attempt to shed light. The book has a flow that explains the sequence of the Greek myths beginning from chaos, the creation and so on.

The sources of the myths are all put together for you, the reader, so that we can follow it like a story. References prominently mentioned, should we want to research a particular s:   Myths Of Hellas: Or Greek Tales () Paperback – Septem by Carl Witt (Author), Frances Younghusband (Translator), Arthur Sidgwick (Foreword) & See all 21 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Author: Karl Witt, Younghusband, Francis Edward, Sir, Arthur Sidgwick. Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece answers these questions and many more.

Through engaging narration and colorful illustrations, the volume helps children explore the rich mythology of the ancient Greeks. World Book's series Famous Myths and Legends of the World collects many famous stories from around the world.

The stories are written in a Price: $ The greek Creation Myth All creation myths the world over have a certain similarity to one another, in that they explore the efforts of early humans to explain the origin of the Earth, the Sun, the Moon and the stars, and the creatures of the Earth, including men and women.

The best-known Greek creation myth is the one told by the renowned poet. Informative is probably the best way to describe this book. Jam packed with great information, and there is no doubt Berens took a lot of time and thought to put this all together. The reader will not find flowery imaginative descriptions or re-tellings of these myths, just the myths and legends laid out in detail for the reader/5().

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He is the Indo-European sky-god in its two aspects; he is the god of the Bright Sky and the shining ether, and also of the Dark Sky, the god of.

Robert Graves “The Greek Myths” is a wonderful resource for learning about the myths of ancient Greece. Originally published init was updated for the last time in There are two volumes, but they are often available in a single book, which makes it easier for the reader to handle/5.

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Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet and iOS and Android devices.Mythology resembles one large SparkNote in itself, offering a detailed overview of the myths of ancient Greece and Rome and a brief overview of Norse mythology.

Since a tradition as immense as classical mythology cannot be presented in any linear fashion, Mythology frequently contains references to characters or stories that are not explained until later.Myths of Ancient Greece and Rome book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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