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Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology (Mythology (Berkeley Heights, N.J.).)

by Michelle M. Houle

  • 197 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - Greek & Roman,
  • Social Science - Folklore & Mythology,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Classical mythology,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Mythology, Greek,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Sauts Bock (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10936780M
    ISBN 100766014088
    ISBN 109780766014084

    Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology Rock! book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Read about the war between the Titans a /5.   Introduction – The narrative of the Greek gods, goddesses, and the related mythology, unlike the Bible, was not available to the ancient Greeks through a singular compilation of texts. Instead many of the characters and their backstories were borne by the oral traditions developed during the Mycenaean Bronze Age. Now, of course, the greatest example of Classical Greeks being inspired by.

      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 heroes and monsters such as Helen of /5().   In Tagalog mythology, Mapulon was the god of seasons. F. Landa Jocano, in the book “Outline of Philippine Mythology,” described Mapulon as one of the lesser divinities assisting Bathala. Not much is known about this deity, aside from the fact that he married Ikapati/Lakapati, the fertility goddess, and sired Anagolay, the goddess of lost.

    The subject of Greek mythology conjures up mythical stories of glorious and wonderful Greek gods, goddesses, and heroes with tales of war, love, and betrayal. Since ancient Greece was the birth place of philosophy, theater, and politics, it is understandable that such a great civilization would be capable of creating an elaborate belief system. This richly illustrated, clearly presented look at Greek mythology begins with the first children of Mother Earth, the Titans, to the end of the Greek gods and goddesses’ reign. Similarly, this husband/wife duo introduces younger readers to the mythology of the north in D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths.


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The writing style was simple and easy to read but also unique in its own way. Definitely a book I'd recommend/5(28).

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The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new : Nikki Vanry. Greek Mythology is the set of stories about the gods, goddesses, heroes and rituals of Ancient Greeks.

Greek Mythology was part of the religion in Ancient Greece. The most popular Greek Mythology figures include Greek Gods like Zeus, Poseidon & Apollo, Greek Goddesses like Aphrodite, Hera & Athena and Titans like Atlas. Get our iOS & Android Apps >. Whereas a few of the other books on this list contain some basic remarks about the Greek gods and other aspects of Greek religion that pertain directly to the myths, Burkert goes much further.

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In Greek mythology, Greek goddesses frequently interact with mankind, sometimes benevolently, but often goddesses epitomize certain prized (ancient) female roles, including virgin and mother.

Greek goddesses are good archetypal figures because of their exaggerated personalities. Despite their immortality and similarities to modern day superheroes, they are still plagued with personal flaws and negative emotions which caused destruction in their lives and the lives of other gods and mortals.

species. The Earth Mother and moon goddess were gradually replaced by male sky gods, and sun gods, often typified by Bulls or rams. The queen mother’s decline is typified in Greek mythology by the attitude of Zeus toward his sister-wife, Hera. He was a mischievous, unfaithful, and disrespectful husband.

His indiscretions and. It is a collection of myths and stories from the three eras: Greek and Roman mythology, King Arthur’s legends, and medieval.

The excerpts used in this book for explaining literature, various gods and goddesses, and other characters are good. It goes into depth about the creation of gods and humans. The following list of Greek Gods and Goddesses is a complete list of the major and minor deities of Greek mythology.

The list is presented in alphabetical order by Greek name, with commonly alternate names following, including both Roman and Etruscan versions. Some of the more famous heroes and demigods are also included for good measure.

Now even though Donna Jo Napoli's Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters is (or at least seems) for the most part accurate enough content and thematics wise (albeit I do wonder why in her section on Apollo, she has not stated that Apollo is sometimes also considered, alongside of the Titan Helios, as god of the sun), I really cannot say that I /5.

This can be considered Greek Mythology The Alphabet of Greek Gods and Goddesses. The book is very simple and informative. It is so enjoyable I finished it within a couple of hours.

It tells different selected stories of Greek Legends and describes their believed effect on the physical world. For a beginner, this one is a good start/5. It’s full of silliness, mishaps and a host of famous Greek gods, goddesses, and heroes as kids.

Best for ages: 3. Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series – Rick Riordan. The “Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series” is perhaps the most famous of Greek mythology books for kids on account of the movies. The stories are full of action. There have been many Greek gods mentioned across thousands of stories in Greek mythology – from the Olympian gods all the way down to the many minor gods.

The gods, much like the Greek goddesses of history, have very exaggerated personalities and they are plagued with personal flaws and negative emotions despite they immortality and superhero.

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