Greek mythology skip to main search results. New releases and popular books including circe by madeline miller the hidden oracle by rick riordan the tyrant s tomb by rick r.
We follow the drama of the trojan war and the wanderings of odysseus.
Books about greek mythology. For those already familiar with bulfinch the next book to pick up is timothy gantz early greek myths although this is a 2 volume reference work rather than a book to read. But circe is a strange child not powerful like her father nor viciously alluring like her mother. Classic stories of gods goddesses heroes monsters.
Hardcover 16 49 16. Edith hamilton s mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the greek roman and norse myths that are the keystone of western culture the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present. By dk may 15 2018.
This article puts together a hand picked list of books based on greek mythology that you can have in your book shelf. Big ideas simply explained. If you re looking for a comprehensive introduction to greek mythology that reads like great literature edith hamilton s mythology is the book i d recommend.
If you haven t already read the iliad the odyssey and hesiod s theogony those are essentials for greek mythology. Books advanced search new releases best sellers more children s books textbooks textbook rentals best books of the month 1 16 of over 30 000 results for books. Treasury of greek mythology.
The contexts of mythology treats the subject thematically covering greek origin myths the character and functions of the olympian gods the exploits of heroes the homeric epics and the sagas of the house of atreus and other tragic clans in which there is a seamless connection between heroic exploits. Greek lit prof buxton imaginary greece. In the house of helios god of the sun and mightiest of the titans a daughter is born.
This classic book is one of the most popular and best selling books for those who want to read about greek mythology. The lightning thief by rick riordan the sea of monsters by rick riordan the battle of the labyrinth by rick riordan. Click here to view or buy mythology at amazon where it s discounted 45 from its list price.
The complete world of greek mythology by richard buxton. This list of books about greek or roman mythology is sponsored by little brown and company publisher of circe by madeline miller. Get it as.
Bulfinch s mythology the age of fable or stories of gods and heroes. 4 8 out of 5 stars 240. Books shelved as greek mythology.
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