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  • Author:
    Dana L. Burgess,Kevin Osborn
  • ISBN:
    0028623851
  • ISBN13:
    978-0028623856
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  • Publisher:
    Alpha Books; 1 edition (July 23, 1998)
  • Pages:
    405 pages
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    History & Criticism
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You're no idiot, of course.

You're no idiot, of course. But when it comes to classical mythology, you feel like you've been foiled by the gods. Don't curse Zeus yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Mythology has all you need for a working knowledge of the timeless world of Greek and Roman myths. In this complete Idiot's Guide, you get: Год: 1998. Издание: 1. Издательство: Alpha Books.

Don't curse Zeus yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Mythology has all you need for a working knowledge of the .

Don't curse Zeus yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Mythology has all you need for a working knowledge of the timeless world of Greek and Roman myths. Like most books in the "Idiot's Guide" series, this guide to classical mythology is an excellent and comprehensive resource book for fans of Greek and Roman mythology.

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Kevin Osborn, Dana L. Burgess. But when it comes to classical mythology, you feel like you've been foiled by the gods

Kevin Osborn, Dana L. You're no idiot, of course. Don't curse Zeus yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Mythology has all you need for a working knowledge of the timeless world of. In this complete Idiot's Guide, you get:.

Like most books in the "Idiot's Guide" series, this guide to classical mythology is an excellent and comprehensive .

Like most books in the "Idiot's Guide" series, this guide to classical mythology is an excellent and comprehensive resource book for fans of Greek and Roman mythology. Authors Osborn and Burgess were not content with merely giving the "greatest hits" of myth, they include a wealth of detail and helpful historical/cultural notes. The "Least You Need to Know" sections at the end of each chapter are particularly nice.

Kevin Osborn, P. Dana L. An exploration of timeless legends. First told centuries ago, the ancient myths of the Greeks and Romans continue to fascinate and influence the world today. Rowling's Harry Potter novels, and the Coen brothers' film O Brother, Where Art Thou?.

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You're no idiot, of course. You can find Greece on a map, know that Kevin Sorbo stars as Hercules on TV, and have heard of Freud's Oedipus theory. But when it comes to classical mythology, you feel like you've been foiled by the gods. Don't curse Zeus yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Mythology has all you need for a working knowledge of the timeless world of Greek and Roman myths. In this complete Idiot's Guide, you get:


elegant stranger
Certainly a complete book about all the ancient "gods" and "goddesses" along with their associated myths. This was the most informative and organized book I have read on this topic. My only "negative" comment would be the authors seem to approach this subject matter from a modern day Christian perspective and, as such, discount any reality or hidden meaning or symbol that may be contained in these "fairytales". Other works are available that highly research these hidden meanings, but that was not the purpose of this work-nonetheless, this work is well worth having as a valuable asset that will save one hours of personal research. Easy to read.
Fordrelis
Meh...I wanted to reintroduce myself to this topic, but I'm absolutely plodding through the early chapters - so boring. I'm hoping it turns into a better read once I get through the introductory/background stuff...otherwise it's off to the Humane Society Thrift Shop! I feel like the author is trying too hard to be funny in a lot of it. Guess I prefer a more subtle humor...or maybe I needed the "Partial Idiots Guide..."
Wyameluna
Like most books in the "Idiot's Guide" series, this guide to classical mythology is an excellent and comprehensive resource book for fans of Greek and Roman mythology.
There are several mythology reference books available in the market today but more serious and 'seasoned' fans and scholars will likely prefer THE COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE TO CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY by Kevin Osborn. We're not idiots, of course, but this book is meaty, entertaining and has more background information on the various gods/goddesses, heroes and stories. At over 350 pages, it has loads of information on various topics and stories in mythology. For instance, an entire chapter is dedicated to the Trojan War and Achilles and Odysseus also have their own chapters. With other mythology books, you would be lucky to have a few pages dedicated to Achilles alone.
Fans who want more than classical mythology will want to explore MYTHOLOGY FOR DUMMIES by Christopher Blackwell. This book also delves into the Arthurian legend, Norse myths, Beowulf, as well as world mythology in general (Chinese, Jewish, Hindu, etc).
These 2 books are all excellent. The choice lies on the readers' level of interests. I would recommend the "Complete Idiot's Guide" to those who enjoy Roman and Greek mythology or those who want to learn more about the Trojan War, Perseus, Jason and the Argonauts, Zeus, Hercules and the many other fascinating gods/goddesses and heroes of classical mythology.
Laizel
I like it a lot. Would order again.
Coiriel
A little hard to read at times. But, then again, what mythology isn't?
Malhala
When I bought this book I had no idea what classical mythology was. I was writing a novel about Hercules though, and needed some mythological help, so I bought the book. Luckily for me, Classical mythology is the myths of ancient Greece and Rome.

This book has perfect, easy to read break-downs of even the most complicated myths. Often funny and always a pleasure to study, I found myself reading this at bedtime instead of a novel. It's almost a perfect work on the Greek Myths.

I had two problems with this book. One, I had no idea of the time line of the myths. Like, Hercules married Creon's daughter, but Creon's sister was married to Oedipus-so did Hercules grow up in a Thebes ruled by Oedipus or was that later on? I had no idea at all. Also a more complete family tree for the gods, sprites, titans and nymphs would have been good, but probably would have had to come in a form like a fold out map.

In short, fabulous book to get started on Greek and Roman myths, though more detailed study may be needed later on for clarification.
Burgas
Good condition and complete. I had hope it would have more of where myths came from.
I love Greek Mythology, I studied that subject when I was going to school in my country, and I founded fascinating. Thanks Castilla