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A purely awesome book and one of the best in the series. I would highly recomend the rest of Timelife's Myth and Mankind series as well. 4 people found this helpful.

A purely awesome book and one of the best in the series.

The stories in this book give an elaborate overview of Greek myths as well as a look into the many examples of Tragic hero . A purely awesome book and one of the best in the series. 3 people found this helpful.

The stories in this book give an elaborate overview of Greek myths as well as a look into the many examples of Tragic hero present in GreoRoman mythology. From Odysseus to Aeaneas to Jason to Agamemnon to Orestes to Oedipus The greeks have known tragic story after story and this book does an excellent job of covering them all; from the more well known myths to lesser known myths the book presents a vivid presentation of the two cultures and their emphasis on the importance of the hero.

The Triumph of Heroes : Greek and Roman Myth. Myth and Mankind SeriesTime-Life Custom Publishing. The stories in this book give an elaborate overview of Greek myths as well as a look into the many examples of Tragic hero present in GreoRoman mythology. Part of the Myth and Mankind Series). Sagas of the Norsemen: Viking and German Myth (Myth & Mankind).

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Journeys Through Dreamtime: Oceanian Myth (Myth and Mankind) Hardcover. Christopher Westhorp. I am quite fond of this subject, and I thought I knew pretty much everything there is to know about it; but I found some things in the book that were new to me. (Like the name of Cupid and Psyche's daughter, I didn't even know they had a child. I would strongly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in Greek and Roman myth.

Ships from and sold by Friends of the Needham Public Library. The ancient Greeks and Romans created the most enduring cultures known to humanity and a pantheon of gods who live on in some of the greatest myths ever told: of Athena, goddess of battle, of Dionysus, god of wine and fertility, and of Narcissus, who fell in love with his own reflection. Series: Myth & Mankind, Vol 3, No 20.

The Myth and Mankind series is for mythology lovers. The series blends mythology with the art and history of each ancient culture. Shelve Triumph Of The Hero: Greek And Roman Myth.

The book deliberately excludes Roman myths which blur the true image of the Greek heritage

The book deliberately excludes Roman myths which blur the true image of the Greek heritage. In dictionary form it covers all the major figures of Greek mythology and provides a handy but comprehensive guide. It has gods, heroes, men, places, mythical creatures and religious terminology as well as some illustrations. Greek Mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices. It was a part of the religion in ancient Greece. The Greeks were polytheistic in their religious beliefs.

Hero myths were sometimes altered to suit political purposes. They would then reflect positivity upon political leaders and institutions

Hero myths were sometimes altered to suit political purposes. They would then reflect positivity upon political leaders and institutions. In the above two points it is clear that hero myths seek to reinforce, rather than challenge, the status quo. The First Hero: Gilgamesh, The Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh describes the reign of the King of Uruk c. 2500 BCE., Despite being a founder and king of Uruk, Gilgamesh oppresses his subjects

The "Myth and Mankind" series is for mythology lovers. Each of these 20 volumes is lavishly illustrated in color.

The "Myth and Mankind" series is for mythology lovers. The Great Themes: World Myth. Mother Earth, Father Sky: Native American Myth. Gods of Sun & Sacrifice: Aztec & Maya Myth. Lost Realms of Gold: South American Myth. Spirits of the Snow: Arctic Myth. Sagas of the Norsemen: Viking & German Myth.

Text and illustrations provide an introduction to the myths and legends of the Greeks and Romans.

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Cordabor
Timelife has produced an excellent introduction to myths from around the world. Condensed text and numerous illustrations in every volume. Well worth the price. Highly recommended.
Ieregr
The stories in this book give an elaborate overview of Greek myths as well as a look into the many examples of Tragic hero present in GreoRoman mythology. From Odysseus to Aeaneas to Jason to Agamemnon to Orestes to Oedipus The greeks have known tragic story after story and this book does an excellent job of covering them all; from the more well known myths to lesser known myths the book presents a vivid presentation of the two cultures and their emphasis on the importance of the hero. As well the book gives a good amount of extra information on the heroes as well as parrale structure between myths and the effect that they have had on present day culture. A purely awesome book and one of the best in the series.
I would highly recomend the rest of Timelife's Myth and Mankind series as well.
Triumph of the Hero: Greek and Roman Myth (Myth and Mankind) download epub
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Author: Tony Allan
ISBN: 0705435733
Category: Teen & Young Adult
Subcategory: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language: English
Publisher: Time Life Education (September 1, 1999)
Pages: 144 pages