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A Handbook of Greek Mythology

Rose, H. J.

A Handbook of Greek Mythology

Including Its Extension to Rome

by Rose, H. J.

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiquities & Archaeology,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Religion,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9303566M
    ISBN 100140153470
    ISBN 109780140153477
    OCLC/WorldCa24655034


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Names, places and events are described in exciting, briefly-told tales of the gods of the Olympian pantheon. Here too are the demigods, demons, heroes, and many of the great cycles, fables and Cited by: 2.

HJ Rose's Handbook of Greek Mythology was first published inwith its sixth edition appearing in The only accessible narrative account of Greek Mythology, it has long been a. This book provides an exhaustive overview of Greek mythology from the beginning of the world up through Roman appropriation.

Rose's tone is definitely/hilariously a bit arch and at times not-exactly progressive or pc when it comes to non-heterosexual activity among the ancients, but given that he was writing in the Dark Ages (), we can forgive/5. The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology book.

Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This new edition is a completely rewritten /5. Reviews 'The new Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology retains all the acclaimed virtues of the edition, a completely rewritten and meticulously updated version of H.J.

Rose’s time-tested this latest version provides an even more useful tool: Robin Hard has totally reorganized the earlier presentation of the often-complex stories about gods and heroes, more lucidly.

Bibliography: p. Introduction: history of mythology -- The beginnings of things -- The children of Kronos -- The queens of heaven -- The younger gods -- Lesser and foreign deities -- The cycles of saga -- Troy -- The legends of Greek lands -- Märchen in Greece and Italy -- Pages: A Handbook of Greek Mythology Book Summary: In this new and substantially revised edition of H.

Rose's classic survey and analysis of the evolution and tradition of Greek myth, Robin Hard adds various features which bring the work up-to-date with contemporary scholarship and address the needs of students. * a new preface analysing and contextualising H. Rose's attitude to myth * a new.

A Handbook of Greek Mythology presents a invaluable and user-friendly guide to the myths and legends of ancient Greece - their genesis, sources, development and significance.

Excerpt AS a teacher of Classics I have often felt handicapped by the lack of a book of moderate length, containing an accurate account of Greek mythology, in accordance. The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology A Handbook of Greek Mythology book Robin Hard Book Resume: This new edition is a completely rewritten and revised version of Rose's original, seminal, text.

Adding a huge amount of new material, Robin Hard incorporates the results of the latest research into his authoritative accounts of all the gods and heroes. get this book Contents Books About: This Handbook presents a collection of essays that explore a wide variety of aspects of Greek and Roman myths and their critical reception from antiquity to.

In this new and substantially revised edition of H. Rose's classic survey and analysis of the evolution and tradition of Greek myth, Robin Hard adds various features which bring the work up-to-date with contemporary scholarship and address the needs of students.* a new preface analysing and contextualising H.

Rose's attitude to myth* a new chapter devoted to the epic and other poetic 5/5(1). Herbert Jennings Rose FBA (5 Mayin Orillia – 31 Julyin St Andrews) was a British classical scholar, best remembered as the author of A Handbook of Greek Mythology, originally published inwhich became for many years the standard student reference book on the subject, reaching a sixth edition by Rose's Handbook was brought up-to-date along the same framework by Robin.

Mythology by Edith Hamilton () Myths of the Ancient Greeks by Richard P. Martin () The Penguin Book of Classical Myths by Jenny March () The Gods of the Greeks by Károly Kerényi () The Heroes of the Greeks by Károly Kerényi () A Handbook of Greek Mythology by H.

Rose () The Complete World of Greek Mythology by. In this new and substantially revised edition of H. Rose's classic survey and analysis of the evolution and tradition of Greek myth, Robin Hard adds various features which bring the work up-to-date with contemporary scholarship and address the needs of students.* a new preface analysing and contextualising H.

Rose's attitude to myth* a new chapter devoted to the epic and other. THE MYTHOLOGY HANDBOOK is presented as a course study by Lady Hestia Evans for her two children, Hector and Hippolyte.

Lady Hestia Evans is an intrepid 19th century explorer (the year is ), and when her research abroad keeps her from her children longer than expected, she creates this handbook and sends it to them to help the kids love Greek myths as she does.3/5.

Handbook of Classical Mythology offers newcomers and long-time enthusiasts new ways to navigate the world of Greek and Roman myths. Written by a foremost mythologist, the book begins by exploring the sources and landscapes from which the myths emerged.

Editorial Reviews. Gr 6 Up—This follow-up to Mythology (Candlewick, ) again uses the voice of a fictional 19th-century scholar. Here, Lady Hestia Evans offers a guide to elements of Greek myth for her two children, providing information in "lessons" (e.g., "Life on Olympus" or "Religion in Ancient Greece") with exercises based on each topic.5/5(2).

7th Edition Published on Octo by Routledge This new edition is a completely rewritten and revised version of Rose's original, seminal, text. Adding The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology: Based on H.J. Rose's Handbo. An introduction to the mythological world of the Greeks and the Romans, combined with a chronology of myths and a dictionary of key characters, objects, and events.

Handbook of Classical Mythology offers newcomers and long-time enthusiasts new ways to navigate the world of Greek and Roman myths. Written by a foremost mythologist, the book begins by exploring the sources and landscapes from 5/5(1). The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology sets out to provide a comprehensive history of the divine order and mythical prehistory of Greece, as systematized on a genealogical basis by Hesiod and the ancient mythographers, while also taking into account the ways in which individual myths have changed and evolved over time in different genres of Author: Robin Hard.

Although this is essentially a new book in its present form, I originally embarked on it with the intention of producing a revised version of H. Rose’s classic Handbook of Greek Mythology, and the final product remains indebted to that work in many respects, incorporating some material from it and following its general plan in parts, especially in the chapters on divine mythology.

A Handbook of Greek Mythology presents a invaluable and user-friendly guide to the myths and legends of ancient Greece - their genesis, sources, development and significance.

TABLE OF CONTENTS chapter I | 12 pagesCited by: This new edition is a completely rewritten and revised version of Rose's original, seminal, text.

Adding a huge amount of new material, Robin Hard incorporates the results of the latest research into his authoritative accounts of all the gods and heroes.

The narrative framework of the book includes helpful signposting so that the book can be used as work of reference, and alongside the . This book is published by Candlewick press and includes all the information you will need to become an export on Greek mythology.

This book also includes 5 sheets of unused stickers as well as 2 Greek alphabet decoders. Although there are slight scratches on the cover and a slight rip in the corner this book is in great condition with beautiful shiny gold accents on the Rating: % positive. get this book Contents Books About: In this first reference guide to the mythology of these "Vikings of the Pacific," Craig reviews Polynesian legends, stories, gods, goddesses, and heroes in hundreds of alphabetical entries that succinctly describe both characters and events.

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"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(43). The Routledge handbook of Greek mythology: based on H.J. Rose's. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

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The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology sets out to provide a comprehensive history of the divine order and mythical prehistory of Greece, as systematised on a genealogical basis by Hesiod and the ancient mythographers, while also taking into account the ways in which individual myths changed and evolved over time in different genres of.

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Easy to read, it is filled with wonderful illustrations and anecdotes to make the stories even more interesting.5/5(1). The ultimate single-volume reference guide to Greek and Roman mythology An ideal resource for students, teachers, librarians, writers, and readers of great literature, the Meridian Handbookhas set the standard for over three decades as the Author: Edward Tripp.

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