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A short guide to classical mythology

by Gordon MacDonald Kirkwood

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Published by Bolchazy-Carducci in Wauconda, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Greek -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementG.M. Kirkwood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL782 .K58 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 109 p. ;
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL806935M
    ISBN 10086516309X
    LC Control Number95043579

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A short guide to classical mythology by Gordon MacDonald Kirkwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kirkwood's "A Short Guide to Classical Mythology" is exactly what it claims to be. Dictionary-like without being dry, the guide is an alphabetical list of people, places, and events in Greco-Roman mythology. Some entries are short, referring the reader to a longer one.

The long entries are summaries of important epics or by: 8. A Short Guide to Classical Mythology by Gordon MacDonald Kirkwood () Paperback – January 1, Author: Gordon MacDonald Kirkwood. This imaginative and stimulating Very Short Introduction goes beyond a simple retelling of the stories to explore the rich history and diverse interpretations of classical mythology.

It is a wide-ranging account, examining how classical myths are used and understood in both high art and popular culture, taking the reader from the temples of Crete to skyscrapers in New York, and finding classical myths Cited by: 8.

Excerpt. Mythology has many aspects and many uses, and a guide to classical mythology might serve one or more of several purposes. It might stress the religious significance of the myths, or present them in the light of their meaning for Greek and Roman history, or analyze them from the point of view of anthropology or psychology.

After reading this book, try A Memory of Wind by Rachel Swirsky. It’s a free Tor short story that retells the myth from Iphigenia’s point of view.

Helen in Egypt by H.D. H.D., initials for Hilda Doolittle, was a poet at the beginning of the 20th century. This is a book length poem that reimagines the Helen : Sarah Ullery.

Classical Mythology: A Guide to the Mythical World of the Greeks and Romans 1st Edition by William Hansen (Author)Cited by: 9. This was a great introduction to the Greek and Roman myths. It was an easy to read and brief guide to the myths and the gods with directions for further reading if you wanted.

I did like the way the author had quite a lot of emphasis on how certain sayings we use today are derived from the by: 3. "Classical mythology only happens when the stories become active agents; when people use them." - Helen Morales, VSI Classical Mythology An interesting take on Classical Mythology.

Just like Mary Beard begins and ultimately frames her examination of the Classics for VSI by exploring the British Museum's Bassae room and the Temple of Bassae in Greece, Helen Morales /5(54).

Get this from a library. A short guide to classical mythology. [G M Kirkwood] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: G M Kirkwood.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. A Short Guide to Classical Mythology is a concise, user-friendly, quick reference for general readers, students, and teachers. It is an excellent, interdisciplinary resource beneficial to the study of classics, literature, and history. Joesph Campbell is the authority on Classical Mythology, and this book uses his works a lot.

There are a lot of names to know if you are trying to read this straight through. I would recommend taking each chapter at a time to get to know the stories/5(31). A short guide to classical mythology.

[G M Kirkwood] -- Kirkwood's text provides a user-friendly, quick reference for teachers, students and general readers. It is an excellent, interdisciplinary resource for the study of classics, literature, history and. Classical Mythology Other (s) Mythology Essay The first myth d “Odyssey, book 11” by Homer, is a story that centers on the mythical Greek hero known as Odysseus and his visit to the kingdom of the dead(Hades) as was instructed by Circle the enchantress.

Id say this is a good book for someone who wants introducing to the Greek and Roman myths, or fancies reading it from another perspective. Highly Considering a lot of mythology books can end up reading like a secondary school text book (boring even though the subject matter is interesting) the author manages to make this the opposite.4/5.

compendium of mythology, he called it The Age of Fable; or, Stories of Gods and Heroes, but that toward the end of the same century an editor renamed the book, giving it the title by which it is commonly known today, Bulfinch’s Mythology (Hansen –26).

But the victory of theFile Size: KB. A Short Introduction to Classical Myth by Barry B. Powell was used in my Greek and Roman mythology class as a companion book to the original sources studied.

Those included Hesiod's Works and Days, and Theogony, Euripides' The Bacchae, and The Women of Troy as well as excerpts from Homer's Iliad and Odyssey taken from Stanley Lombardo's Reviews: 9. Mythology is a book by Edith Hamilton that was first published in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

Emphatically not a narrative survey of Classical myths, this guide is firmly analytical. For Morales, 'Myth is a complex game of production and reception'.

It is a game which invites reinvention and reinterpretation, selection and manipulation, and is one which is very much alive s: Short Myth Stories and Pictures. Short Myth Stories & Legends The Myth Stories & legends of the powerful gods and goddesses, heroes and scary monsters include short tales and fables about Hercules, Theseus, Perseus, the Gorgons, the Minotaur, the Sphinx, the.

Explore Captivating Stories of Greek and Roman Gods, Goddesses and Monsters in this Ultimate Guide to Classical Mythology This book includes two captivating manuscripts: Greek Mythology: Captivating Greek Myths of Greek Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and Heroes Roman Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Roman Gods, Goddesses, and Mythological Creatures/5(1).

Classical Mythology is a division of Timeless Myths. Timeless Myths and Classical Mythology were created by Bladesmaster. Timeless Myths also contain Norse, Celtic and Arthurian myths. Return to Timeless Myths' home page, and check out the other mythology.Greek Mythology Link Contents The Greek Mythology Link is a collection of myths retold by Carlos Parada, author of Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology, published in (available at Amazon).

The mythical accounts are based exclusively on ancient sources. Address: About. Find books like Classical Mythology from the world’s largest community of readers. abridged edition of Pierre Grimal's celebrated "Dictionary of Classical Mythology" brilliantly distils and captures the essence of Greek and Roman mythology.

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