Books about greek gods and myths

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Popular Greek Mythology Books

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10 Best Greek Mythology Books 2018

There's a bewildering array of books out there on Greek mythology, especially at the Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton.
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The 11 Best Greek Mythology Books from Past & Present

Which ones are most deserving of your hard-earned money? This list last updated in April of was written with the intention of helping you make that decision. Different people find Greek mythology to be meaningful for different reasons. For some, the wondrous tales and their larger-than-life characters make for great literature. For others, the value of the Greek myths and the religion of which they were a part lies in their importance for understanding the history of Western civilization and thought. Still others might be interested in the subject for spiritual or scholarly reasons.

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Greek Mythology Book 5 |100 Characters from Classical Mythology

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Which are the best sources for readers interested in the Greek myths and the history behind them? Here are suggestions for people of varying ages and levels of knowledge. For young people, a wonderful resource is the lovely, illustrated D'aulaires' Book of Greek Myths. There are also online, out of copyright, and therefore somewhat old-fashioned versions of the Greek myths written for young people, including Nathaniel Hawthorne's popular Tanglewood Tales, Padraic Colum's story of the Golden Fleece , which is one of the central episodes in Greek mythology, and Charles Kingsley's The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children. For somewhat older people who are curious about the stories and real-life history related to Greek myths, a good choice is Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes coupled with Ovid's Metamorphoses.

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