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Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman mythology
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Other titles||Greek and Roman mythology|
|Statement||Luke Roman and Monica Roman.|
|LC Classifications||BL715 .R65 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009001235|
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Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology examines the best-known figures of Greek and Roman mythology together with the great works of classical literature that are the sources for our mythological understanding.
In A-to-Z entries, this encyclopedia presents ancient mythology from a literary perspective and features numerous illustrations Cited by: Encyclopedia of Greco-Roman Mythology presents over 1, comprehensive A–Z entries of the myths and legends of ancient Greece and Rome.
The entries are cross-referenced where appropriate, and an extensive bibliography is provided. Entries include Heracles and Alexander the Great, and geographical features such as the islands of the Blessed and Dardanelles/5(3). Greek and Roman mythology has fascinated people for more than two millennia, and its influence on cultures throughout Europe, America, North Africa, and the Middle East attests to the universal appeal of the stories/5.
The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology is an excellent resource for those who are interested in the subject of mythology. I write fantasy fiction, so this book has provided a resource to either help create mythologies for other worlds or draw various elements from various places/5.
classical mythology, and, at the same time, synopses and discussions of major works of Greek and Roman literature from the eighth century b.c.e.
through the second century c.e. While there are many reference works on classical mythology, the distinctive fea-ture of this encyclopedia is File Size: 7MB. The ancient Romans had a rich mythology and, while much of it was derived from their neighbors and predecessors, the Greeks, it still defined the rich history of the Roman people as they eventually grew into an writers such as Ovid and Virgil documented and extended the mythological heritage of the ancient Mediterranean to gives us such long-lasting and iconic Author: Donald L.
Wasson. Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman mythology. [Luke Roman; Monica Roman] -- This encyclopedia presents the mythology of ancient Greek and Rome.
It examines the best-known figures of Greek and Roman mythology together with the great works of classic literature that are the. A very brief note on the conventions for the entry headings: the name of the entry is usually followed by the pronounciation in parentheses. In the case of figures who have equivalents in Greek and Roman mythology, the equivalent figure's name then follows in brackets.
I hope you enjoy this book. Regards, James Hampton Belton. An Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology. Author: Luke Roman,Monica Roman; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Reference Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Presents alphabetically arranged entries on the gods and creatures of Greek and Roman mythology and provides summaries and commentary on the literary works that are the sources.
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Mythology (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Mythology. Author. Stapleton, Michael. Publisher. Bell Publishing. Publication Date.
Buy This Book. The Ancient History Encyclopedia logo is. Contents 8 Introduction vii Map of the Greek World, c. – b.c. xii Map of Rome and Vicinity, c. – b.c. xiii A-to-Z Entries 1 Selected Bibliography Index The influence of Greek and Roman mythology has spread throughout Europe, America, North Africa, the Middle East, and elsewhere, a testimony to the universal appeal of its stories.
Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology examines the best-known figures of Greek and Roman mythology together with the great works of classical literature that are the sources for Pages: Author: Apollodorus; Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA ISBN: Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A new translation of an important text for Greek mythology used as a source book by classicists from antiquity to Robert Graves, The Library of Greek Mythology is a complete summary of early Greek myth, telling the story of.
Description An enclopedia of Greek and Roman mythology based on Project Gutenberg's edition of Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by with illustrations from Wikimedia Commons.
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43 Issue 3, p Reviews the book `Achilles: Paradigms of the War Hero from Homer to the Middle Ages,' by Katherine Callen King. Greek mythology The body of traditional tales concerning the gods, heroes, and rituals of the ancient Greeks.
Critical Greeks, such as Plato in the 5th-4th century, recognized the considerable element of fiction in the myths, although in general the Greeks viewed them as true accounts. Sources of myths: literary and archaeological The Homeric poems: the Iliad and the Odyssey.
The 5th-century-bce Greek historian Herodotus remarked that Homer and Hesiod gave to the Olympian gods their familiar today would accept this literally. In the first book of the Iliad, the son of Zeus and Leto (Apollo, line 9) is as instantly identifiable to the Greek.
Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes is a book written by Edith Hamilton, published in by Little, Brown and has been reissued since then by several publishers.
It retells stories of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology drawn from a variety sources. The introduction includes commentary on the major classical poets used as sources, and on how.
Encyclopedia Mythica is an internet encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and religion. Everything from Aaron to Zygius, with thousands of articles in between.
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Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology (Book): Roman, Luke: Baker & TaylorEntries cover gods and creatures from Greek and Roman mythology and provide summaries and commentary on the literary works that are the sources of the on FileGreek and Roman mythology has fascinated people for thousands of years, and its influence on cultures.
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. Get this from a library. Aphrodite to zeus: an encyclopedia of greek and roman mythology. [LUKE ROMAN] -- Contains brief entries on the major characters in Greek and Roman mythology and includes synopses and commentaries on Greek and Roman literature from the eighth through second centuries BC.
Zeus (a Greek god) is depicted here throwing lightning. However, the Romans would assume this was a depiction of Jupiter, the king of gods. The Greek mythology names of the gods and goddesses varied from the Roman names, although each culture ascribed to deities with comparable powers and spheres of influence.
The following table shows those areas and the. Full text of "Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology" See other formats. Narcissus, in Greek mythology, the son of the river god Cephissus and the nymph was distinguished for his beauty. According to Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Book III, Narcissus’s mother was told by the blind seer Tiresias that he would have a long life, provided he never recognized himself.
However, his rejection of the love of the nymph Echo or (in an earlier version) of the. Major figures in Greek and Roman mythology; Greek name Roman name realm An Encyclopedia of World Mythology (Scholastic, ). Lynch, Patricia Ann. Native American Mythology A to Z, 2nd ed. (Chelsea House, ).
Macdonald, Fiona. Heroes, Gods, and Monsters of Celtic Mythology (Book House, ). Napoli, Donna Jo. Treasury of Egyptian. ANEMOI (1) The gods of the north, south, east and west winds. They lived together in a cave in Thrace or at the four corners of the earth.
Boreas was the wintry god of the north-wind, Notus the stormy south, Zephryus the gentle west, and Eurus the blustery east-wind. ANEMOI (2) Daemons of the storm winds born of the monster Typhoeus.
They were. Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology (Book): Roman, Luke. Roman mythology is a huge collection of stories, started in Ancient Rome, about the beginning of the world, and the lives and adventures the many Roman gods, goddesses, and heroes.
Each god, each goddess had a cult to take care of their temples or other holy places. The myths of the Ancient Romans are often called "Greco-Roman". Originally they were similar to the Greek Major deities: Apollo Ceres Diana.
Encyclopedia Mythica is a great resource for anything Greek or Roman mythology. Here is a great list of major Greek deities and their Roman counterparts.
When we are reading Percy Jackson we are working with the Greek names, but our planets. Greek and Roman mythology has fascinated people for more than two millennia, and its influence on cultures throughout Europe, America, North Africa, and the Middle East attests to the universal appeal of the stories.
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Greek mythology (3 C, 74 P) H Norse mythology (1 C, 62 P) R Religious texts (3 C, 25 P) Roman mythology (1 C, 16 P) Pages in category "Mythology" The following 57 pages are in this category, out of 57 total. Most of the Greek deities were adopted by the Romans, although in many cases there was a change of name.
In the list below, information is given under the Greek name; the name in parentheses is the Roman equivalent. However, all Latin names are listed with cross-references to the Greek ones. In addition, there are several deities that are.
Contents Books About: A Companion to Greek Mythology presents a series of essays that explore the phenomenon of Greek myth from its origins in shared Indo-European story patterns and the Greeks’ contacts with their Eastern Mediterranean neighbours through its development as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman world.