In Search of Myths Heroes

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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 18 August 2022
  • ISBN : 0520247248
  • Page : 272 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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The author goes in search of four of the most famous myths in the world--Shangri-la, Jason and the Golden Fleece, the Queen of Sheba, and the Holy Grail--journeying to some of the most remote regions on Earth, including Western Tibet, the mountains of Geo

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In Search of Myths & Heroes

In Search of Myths & Heroes
  • Author : Michael Wood
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 0520247248
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The author goes in search of four of the most famous myths in the world--Shangri-la, Jason and the Golden Fleece, the Queen of Sheba, and the Holy Grail--journeying to some of the most remote regions on Earth, including Western Tibet, the mountains of Geo

Heroes

Heroes
  • Author : Stephen Fry
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2020-06-02
  • ISBN : 9781797204550
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In this sequel to the bestselling Mythos, legendary author and actor Stephen Fry moves from the exploits of the Olympian gods to the deeds of mortal heroes. Perseus. Jason. Atalanta. Theseus. Heracles. Rediscover the thrills, grandeur, and unabashed fun of the Greek myths. Whether recounting a tender love affair or a heroic triumph, Fry deftly finds resonance with our own modern minds and hearts. Illustrated throughout with classical art inspired by the myths, this gorgeous volume invites you to explore

Gods and Heroes

Gods and Heroes
  • Author : Michael Foss
  • Publisher : Michael O'Mara Books
  • Release Date : 2014-01-24
  • ISBN : 9781782432531
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The travelling storyteller combined many talents: scholar, educator, linguist, poet and musician. He showed learning, curiosity and judgement, but most of all he could not resist a good story. True to their original telling and stripped of the sanitization of later centuries, these powerful tales make compelling reading. The traveller's tales are shaped by the landscape, character, tradition and weather of the stops along his journey: standing below the snow-streaked, cloud-capped massif of Olympus, he feels the awe and majesty

Gods and Heroes

Gods and Heroes
  • Author : Korwin Briggs
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2018-08-21
  • ISBN : 9781523503919
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Meet the Original Superheroes. Before there was Batman, Wonder Woman, or Black Panther...there was Indra, Hindu king of gods, who battled a fearsome snake to save the world from drought. Athena, the powerful Greek goddess of wisdom who could decide the fate of battles before they even began. Okuninushi, the Japanese hero who defeated eighty brothers to become king and then traded it all for a chance at immortality. Featuring more than 70 characters from 23 cultures around the world, this

Treasury of Greek Mythology

Treasury of Greek Mythology
  • Author : Donna Jo Napoli
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2014-10-08
  • ISBN : 9781426311918
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School Library Journal Best Books of 2011 Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading Association Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens 2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Christina Balit, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and

Greek Myths

Greek Myths
  • Author : DK,Jean Menzies
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-07-14
  • ISBN : 9780744029932
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This collection contains more than 30 enthralling new retellings of favorite myths as well as some you might not have heard before! Including Theseus and the Minotaur, The Twelve Labors of Heracles, and the escapades of Jason and the Argonauts, each myth is told in engaging modern language, which is easy for children to understand yet still retains the humor and intrigue of the original tales. Stunning illustrations by multi-award winning artist Katie Ponder breathe new life into each classic story.

The Hero with a Thousand Faces

The Hero with a Thousand Faces
  • Author : Joseph Campbell
  • Publisher : Bollingen Foundation
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • ISBN : 0691119244
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Examines myths and folk tales from around the world in an attempt to understand the symbolism of the hero as it appears in the mythologies and religions of mankind.

Greek Mythology: The Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes Handbook

Greek Mythology: The Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes Handbook
  • Author : Liv Albert
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-03-30
  • ISBN : 9781507215500
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Finally sort out who’s who in Greek mythology—from gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everyone in between! Greek mythology continues to appear in popular movies and books today but have you ever wondered about where these characters started out? Discover the origins of your favorite characters from Greek mythology with this collection of profiles to tell you who’s who in classical lore! In Greek Mythology, you will discover the backstories of the heroes, villains, gods, and goddesses that