A Brief Guide to the Greek Myths (Brief Histories)

A Brief Guide to the Greek Myths (Brief Histories)


The publication leads the reader via those shiny tales, from the origins of the gods via to the homecomings of the Trojan heroes. the entire widespread narratives are the following, besides a few much less customary characters and motifs. as well as the stories, the ebook explains key matters bobbing up from the narratives, and discusses the myths and their wider relevance. This long-overdue publication crystallises 3 key components of curiosity: the character of the stories; the tales themselves; and the way they've got and can be interpreted. For the 1st time, it brings jointly features of Greek mythology in basic terms frequently to be had in disparate types - specifically kid's books and educational works. there'll be a lot right here that's attention-grabbing, mind-blowing, and unusual in addition to accepted. specialists and non-experts, adults, scholars and schoolchildren alike will achieve leisure and perception from this attention-grabbing and critical quantity.

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