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Read e-book online Treasury of Egyptian Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, PDF

By Donna Jo Napoli

ISBN-10: 1426318618

ISBN-13: 9781426318610

Contributor note: Illustrated by means of Christina Balit
The new nationwide Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a beautiful tableau of Egyptian myths, together with these of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous sunlight God Ra, and mythical creatures just like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning writer Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the undying stories of old Egypt within the yr while Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia celebrity. And like the well known nationwide Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology, the tales during this publication might be fantastically illustrated to convey old characters vividly to lifestyles.

The tales are decorated with sidebars that offer old, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping characteristic that provides to the joys and fascination. source notes and plentiful again subject direct readers to find extra approximately historic Egypt. With its appealing layout and gorgeous narrative, this available treasury sticks out from all different mythology titles available on the market.

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Download e-book for kindle: Women of Classical Mythology: A Biographical Dictionary by Robert E. Bell

By Robert E. Bell

ISBN-10: 0874365813

ISBN-13: 9780874365818

Divinities, people, girl monsters and animals, hermaphrodites, and transsexuals are all right here. ladies of Classical Mythology deals extraordinary entry to details on ladies mostly missed in reference works on Greek and Roman fantasy and provides a clean examine the better-known figures. all of the 2,600 entries areas its topic either within the total context of classical fantasy, and within the body of reference of her better-known counterparts.

For every one determine there's a description of her specific contribution to folklore, and a listing of some of the poems, tragedies, epics, and different different types of tales within which she performs a crucial position. furthermore, the convenient particular index, "The males of their Lives," permits readers to find a specific lady recognized essentially via her kinfolk. the feminine characters in classical mythology frequently offer clues to genealogical, chronological, and historic puzzles. This ebook may be welcomed by means of classical students for the insights and relationships it finds.

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Download e-book for iPad: Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses by Ted Hughes

By Ted Hughes

ISBN-10: 0374525870

ISBN-13: 9780374525873

A robust model of the Latin vintage through England's past due Poet Laureate, now in paperback.When it used to be released in 1997, stories from Ovid used to be instantly well-known as a vintage in its personal correct, because the most sensible rering of Ovid in generations, and as a massive ebook in Ted Hughes's oeuvre. The Metamorphoses of Ovid stands with the works of Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Milton as a vintage of worldwide poetry; Hughes translated twenty-four of its tales with nice strength and directness. the result's the liveliest twentieth-century model of the vintage, instantaneously a pride for the Latinist and an beautiful creation to Ovid for the final reader.

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Read e-book online Echo Echo: Reverso Poems About Greek Myths PDF

By Marilyn Singer

ISBN-10: 0803739923

ISBN-13: 9780803739925

Contributor note: Illustrated through Josée Masse

A new booklet of special reversible poems in line with Greek myths from the writer of Mirror Mirror  
What occurs should you delay a replicate to poems approximately Greek myths? You get a brand-new point of view at the classics! and that's simply what occurs in Echo Echo, the most recent choice of reverso poems from Marilyn Singer. learn a method, each one poem tells the tale of a well-known fable; but if learn in opposite, the poems demonstrate a brand new standpoint! Readers will get pleasure from uncovering the twin issues of view in recognized legends, together with the tales of Pandora’s field, King Midas and his golden contact, Perseus and Medusa, Pygmalion, Icarus and Daedalus, Demeter and Persephone, and Echo and Narcissus.
those crafty verses mix with appealing illustrations to create a set of fourteen reverso poems to treasure.

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New PDF release: Dawn - Not to Touch the Earth

By Joseph Linsner

Sunrise, JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER's tackle vintage Goddess mythology is again, for this ALL-NEW characteristic size one-shot. sunrise has many faces and wears many mask: this time she is a Faerie Queen, and Darrian Ashoka, LINSNER's hero personality, is a Knight who saves her from a demon. After her rescue, sunrise takes Darrian to the faerie realm, the place he discovers unearthly delights and heavenly secrets and techniques. 2010 marks Dawn's twentieth anniversary in print. This e-book celebrates that with pin-ups via such greats as MICHAEL GOLDEN, ADAM HUGHES, MICHAEL TURNER, BRIAN STELFREEZE, JAY GELDHOF, GREG "DARK ONE" WILLIAMS and LINSNER.

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Read e-book online The Dictionary of Mythology PDF

By J. A. Coleman

ISBN-10: 0572032226

ISBN-13: 9780572032227

This ebook comprises myths, heroes, locations and legends from all 5 continents, and from the several cultures and peoples stumbled on there. It has attract all basic wisdom and crossword lovers, and those that get pleasure from whole reference libraries. it may be learn for entertainment in addition to commonly for reference. it's a critical participant in its box, either by means of its content material and volume.

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Read e-book online The Sialkot Saga PDF

By Ashwin Sanghi

ISBN-10: 938603610X

ISBN-13: 9789386036100

‘When it’s a query of cash, all people is of an identical religion.’
The trajectories of Arvind and Arbaaz, either ‘businessmen’ of a sort whose lives are unwillingly intertwined, ricochet off each other whereas they play out their sinister and murderous plots of non-public one-upmanship, all of the whereas breaking each rule within the book.
Both are unaware that what they search and struggle over is the very situation in realising an historical mystery that dates again to a time lengthy forgotten.
And but, on the center of all of it, there lies tenderness... and pathos... and blood... and infrequent moments of a nearly exalted happiness. So, can it's guy is either sinner and saint, victor and sufferer, black and white?
Ashwin Sanghi, grasp storyteller and spinner of yarns, weaves jointly once again threads of the previous and current, truth and fiction, heritage and mythology, company and politics, love and hatred whereas dangling you forever over the cliff with this chilling multi-layered narrative, conserving you guessing until the utterly unguessable end.
And you’re left considering even if it’s an issue of faith...or destiny?

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Download PDF by Michael Grant, John Hazel: Who's Who in Classical Mythology (3rd Edition)

By Michael Grant, John Hazel

ISBN-10: 0415260418

ISBN-13: 9780415260411

Who's Who in Classical Mythology is the main entire and certain reference publication of its variety. It bargains scholarly, but available money owed of these mythological stories surrounding such gods as Apollo, Zeus, Athena and Dionysus, and mortals similar to Achilles, Odysseus, Jason, Aeneas, Romulus and Remus and Tarquin.
It comprises over 1200 wide entries, protecting either Greek and Roman characters, offering certain biographical info, including old and geographical historical past. moreover there are entire genealogical timber of vital mythological households and a close checklist of all Greek and Latin writers noted within the text.

This vital consultant to all of the Greek and Roman mythological characters, from significant deities equivalent to Athena and Bacchus to the lesser-known wooden nymphs and centaurs, comprises such heroic mortals as Jason, Aeneas, Helen, Achilles, and Odysseus--all delivered to existence in a sequence of pics drawn from a large choice of historical literary assets.

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Read e-book online 100 Months PDF

By John Hicklenton

ISBN-10: 0956544525

ISBN-13: 9780956544520

The ultimate paintings of a comics visionary, this excessive, hallucinatory tale with paintings of breathtaking depth is a real photo novel, attractive final subject matters of lifestyles, demise, and salvation The past due John Hicklenton was once certainly one of Britain's prime comedian publication artists, well-known for the brutal, visceral draughtsmanship he dropped at the 2000AD/Judge Dredd titles and Nemesis the Warlock. His final photograph novel is a parable of environmental devastation, depicting the quest of Mara, Warrior and Earth Goddess, as she seeks revenge opposed to the Longpig: a Satanic personification of capitalism, pink in the teeth and claw, whose fans, a legion of the damned, glance rather a lot like us. the realm of the Longpig is wealthy in killing fields and scenes of mass crucifixion that keep in mind Goya, Blake, and Bacon, and represents a real crossover of the image novel shape with wonderful artwork. John took his personal existence with assistance from an assisted death crew, following a heroic fight with a number of sclerosis. This book was drawn and written in foreknowledge of his drawing close demise, and its perception into common topics of existence, dying, salvation, and damnation turns out to come back from a spot among worlds. Its phrases these of a prophet, its paintings transcending the comedian booklet shape, 100 Months will redefine the grownup photograph novel.

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Get The Power of Myth PDF

By Joseph Campbell, Bill Moyers

ISBN-10: 0385418868

ISBN-13: 9780385418867

The writer of the bestselling Hero With one thousand Faces touches on topics starting from glossy marriage to virgin births, from Jesus to John Lennon, in an fascinating and pleasing try and clarify our global.

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