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These 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. Hamilton, Edith Little, Brown and Company.
Since its original publication by Little, Brown and Company in , Edith Hamilton's Mythology has sold millions of copies throughout the word and established itself as a perennial bestseller in its various available formats: hardcover, trade paperback, mass market paperback, and e-book. For 75 years readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting, and fascinating world of Western mythology-from Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom. This exciting new deluxe, large-format hardcover edition, published in celebration of the book's 75th anniversary, will be beautifully packages and fully-illustrated throughout with all-new, specially commissioned four-color art, making it a true collector's item. Description In celebration of of the 75th anniversary of this classic bestseller, this stunningly illustrated, beautifully packaged, larger-format hardcover edition will be beloved by fans of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology of all ages. This exciting new deluxe, large- format hardcover edition, published in celebration of the book's 75th anniversary, will be beautifully packages and fully-illustrated throughout with all-new, specially commissioned four-color art, making it a true collector's item.
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The book holds only a loose chronological order, as the mythological world is so huge and entangled that Hamilton must often reference characters and stories that are explained much earlier or later. In her introduction, she gives her reason for studying these myths, as she sees them as precursors to Western thought and useful to modern Americans. Hamilton then introduces the major Greek gods, who live on Mount Olympus: Zeus , the chief and god of thunder and sky, Hera , his sister and jealous wife, his fierce, independent daughters Athena and Artemis , his sons cruel Ares and poetic, prophetic Apollo , his brothers, Poseidon the sea god and Hades the god of the dead, Hestia , his sister and the protector of the hearth, the clever messenger Hermes , the craftsman Hephaestus , and Aphrodite , goddess of love and beauty. Other important gods are Demeter , goddess of corn, and Dionysus , the god of wine, both of whom live on earth.
Has Mythology by Edith Hamilton been sitting on your reading list? Pick up the key ideas in the book with this quick summary. Greek and Roman mythology is, quite literally, the stuff of legend.
A book on Mythology must draw from widely different sources. The English collection would be bigger, but it would not contain more dissimilar material. Greek and Roman mythology is quite generally supposed to show us the way the human race thought and felt untold ages ago. Through it, according to this view, we can retrace the path from civilized man who lives so far from nature to man who lived in close companionship with nature; and the real interest cf the myths is that they lead us back to a time when the world was young and people had a connection with the earth, with trees and seas and flowers and hills, unlike anything we ourselves can feel.
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