Bolton, Lesley - The Everything Classical Mythology Book
English / ISBN: 158062653X / PDF / 291 pages
The Everything® Classical Mythology Book is an entertaining and educational guide that explains all of the great myths and explores how they have influenced language, art, music, psychology, and even today’s popular culture. The book tells the fascinating stories of the gods’ rise to power on Mount Olympus and of their frequent clashes with larger-than-life heroes. Through the pages inside, you’ll read how:
# The gods defeated the Titans
# Hercules accomplished the twelve labors
# Odysseus tricked the Cyclops
# The Greeks defeated the Trojans in the Trojan War
# Perseus slew Medusa
# Bellerophon killed the Chimera—a monster with a lion’s head, a goat’s body, and a serpent’s tail
Rounded out with a helpful glossary, an index of characters, and numerous reading resources, this action-packed new addition to the Everything® series brings the stories of classical mythology to life!
Lesley Bolton is a professional writer and editor with a degree in literature. She lives in Quincy, Massachusetts.