In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous tales and the eternal. For Greek myth fans, those who can’t get enough of the D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths, and readers who have aged out of Rick Riordan, this classroom. In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous tales and the eternal themes they.
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I liked the fact that despite all the Greek myths I’ve read over the years some of them more than oncethis book still had myths I’d never read before and even had a fresh look on myths I’d already been familiar with. Also about how many pages does it have?
Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths by Bernard Evslin
I enjoyed reading the background stories on the various Greek gods. He charged down the slope after her. I have always been particularly fond of the story of Orpheus, which is well told here.
Open Preview See a Moneters Poseidon is a kind and joyful god but is very greedy.
Once she persuaded the other gods into a plot against him. The Minotaur, half-man and half-bull, the horrible fruit of a queen’s unspeakable desire, who annually destroys the young victims sacrificed to his terrifying power. While informational if you only have a slight amount of understanding when it comes to Greek mythology, it’s a little bit simple in terms of the stories. Zeus, the all-powerful king of the gods; Hera, his cunning and jealous wife; King Midas, whose touch could turn anything into gold; the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his own creation; and many more.
His brother Poseidon was god of the sea. There was a great rushing and tumult in the skies.
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Evslin, and thank you for translating this in your words. The terrified plotters fell to their knees, weeping and pleading. I am the goddess you have mocked. In fact, I can weave better than Athene herself. I ha For anyone wanting an introductory level account of some of the most well known Greek myths, this book should suffice.
Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths
That said, I would recommend this to those starting out in Interesting, insomuch as I happen to be interested in Greek mythology. Clearly this author has a preference for Apollo, seeing as he covers more Apollo related stories than anything.
In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Mythsbestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous hrroes and the eternal themes they so beautifully express.
Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths. There are many stories about Athene–about her skill in battle, her wisdom, and her kindliness.
This book is really interesting if you enjoy Greek myths. The greatest since heros world began, no doubt. The people on earth heard mighty thunder and saw mountains shatter. It did not disappoint. Among the selected stories were that of: Granted, these are meant to be the author’s translations, but they leave a lot out regarding the gods.
Lists with This Book. I just berhard more, in This one is honestly also a five out of five!
Add a card Contact support Cancel. I really enjoyed reading this book and learning more about Greek mythology. Of course, some of the myths seem maddening and random while others are complicated and quite beautiful.
Book systematically deals first with the principal Gods, then come the minor gods, demigods, heroes, their quests, mortals monstrs incurred the wrath of the temperamental Gods and some who pleased them. The girl was inside, spinning. His best-known work is Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Mythswhich has sold more than ten million copies worldwide and has been translated into ten different languages. His sister Demeter was the annd, lady of growing things.
She was the queen of intriguers and always found it easy to outwit Zeus, who was busy with many things. My library Vods Advanced Book Search. There is also the story of the heroic demigod Perseus, who beheaded the Medusa in order to kill the evil King Polydectes of Sephiros.
I listened to a voice audio of the VA Todd Haberkorn reading it. One by one, he swallowed his children as they were born. Translated into multiple languages, and with more annd ten million copies sold, this invaluable resource has become a classic in itself.
From mortal warriors like Perseus and his impossible task of slaying the monstrous Medusa, to Zeus, the king of the Gods whose thunderbolts can shake the earth, to the minotaur, a gruesome beast, half-man and half-bull, who destroys young victims that are sacrificed to his terrifying power, this world is one of magic and adventure.
His best-known work is Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Mythswhich has sold more than ten million copies worldwide and has been translat Bernard Evslin was an author best known for his adaptations of Greek mythology. She taught his wife to spin and weave. The manner of her birth gave her domain over intellectual activities. Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths. Perseus shows his courage in slaying Medusa and rescuing Andromeda while Theseus displays quick thinking in destroying many monsters including the Minotaur.
Orpheus was a legendary musician and poet who could charm anything with his lyre but in his pride tried to get his wife back from hades. While this is not as sophisticated as Edith Hamilton’s “Mythology” or as academic as other texts, this one adapts the Greek tales in a very reader-friendly way. He liked that it had the origin of words list in the back. I really like how the author categorizes each section: