Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

    • 3.8 • 870 Ratings

Publisher Description

This is a comprehensive collection of all the major and minor gods of Rome and Greece, with descriptions of festivals and retellings of major mythological stories.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2007
August 23
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
437
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
1.3
MB

Customer Reviews

Benomtad ,

Thorough intro to Greco-Roman Mythology

For the layman or student interested in the mythology, heroes, and culture of those ancient, founding societies this is a great introduction. In explanation, the author describes links between relations of gods and the thinking behind them (e.g. Athene, who burst from Zeus's head, represents his noblest instincts minus his weaknesses). Emphasizes the differences between similar Greek and Roman deities (e.g. Zeus vs. Jupiter). Puts gods in the contexts of their characteristics, temples in actual cities, ways they were worshipped, etc.

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Great

A few grammar mistakes, but overall very impressive; I've learned a bit more about Greek and Roman mythology.

Tim Euler ,

Torture

This book is so long and Boring I thought I would slam my head in a door

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