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Mythology

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This edition was published in by Little, Brown and Company in Boston, USA.

Written in English

497 pages

There has long been a need for the stories of ancient mythology written to appeal to the twentieth-century mind. Edith Hamilton's orderly and lucid presentation of Greek, Roman and Norse mythology promises the casual reader and the avid student a sound, modern and adult key to the foundation stones of world literature. Her years of study of classical literature have already produced notable books and the charm of her writing is well established by THE GREEK WAY and THE ROMAN WAY. She has not been content to be merely a reteller of tales. She has blended and organized the sometimes conflicting myths of the early storytellers, molding them with vivid clarity.
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Mythology

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Work Description

There has long been a need for the stories of ancient mythology written to appeal to the twentieth-century mind. Edith Hamilton's orderly and lucid presentation of Greek, Roman and Norse mythology promises the casual reader and the avid student a sound, modern and adult key to the foundation stones of world literature. Her years of study of classical literature have already produced notable books and the charm of her writing is well established by THE GREEK WAY and THE ROMAN WAY. She has not been content to be merely a reteller of tales. She has blended and organized the sometimes conflicting myths of the early storytellers, molding them with vivid clarity.

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Greek and Roman mythology is quite generally suposed to show us the way the human reace thought and felt untold ages ago.
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Mythology

41st printing

This edition was published in by Little, Brown and Company in Boston, USA.


Edition Description

There has long been a need for the stories of ancient mythology written to appeal to the twentieth-century mind. Edith Hamilton's orderly and lucid presentation of Greek, Roman and Norse mythology promises the casual reader and the avid student a sound, modern and adult key to the foundation stones of world literature. Her years of study of classical literature have already produced notable books and the charm of her writing is well established by THE GREEK WAY and THE ROMAN WAY. She has not been content to be merely a reteller of tales. She has blended and organized the sometimes conflicting myths of the early storytellers, molding them with vivid clarity.
(front flap)

Edition Notes

Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, and Co., 1942.
Includes index.

Copyright Date
1942

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
292.1/3
Library of Congress
BL311 .H345 1998, BL310 .H3 1942, J292 H

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 497 p. :
Number of pages
497

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL392509M
Internet Archive
mythologytimeles00hami_1
ISBN 10
0316341142
ISBN 13
9780316341141
LC Control Number
98067177, 42012948
Alibris ID
9780316341141
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Amazon.com
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2296662
Goodreads
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