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.
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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.
A few grammar mistakes, but overall very impressive; I've learned a bit more about Greek and Roman mythology.
This book is so long and Boring I thought I would slam my head in a door