The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Mythology, 2nd Ed.  -     By: Kevin Osborn, Dana L. Burgess Ph.D.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Mythology, 2nd Ed.

ALPHA / 2004 / Paperback

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First told centuries ago, the ancient myths of the Greeks and Romans continue to fascinate and influence the world today. The expanded edition of this popular guide examines why these legends remain an integral part of human history, citing their literary value, and their presence throughout popular culture in such works as J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels, and the Coen brothers' film O Brother, Where Art Thou? Features a 50-pge "who's who" glossary of classical mythological characters--from both the Greek and Roman versions. An updated look at recent movies and television series' based on mythology, including Helen of Troy, HBO's animated Odyssey, and the Disney Channel's Hercules.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: ALPHA
Publication Date: 2004
ISBN: 1592572898
ISBN-13: 9781592572892
Availability: In Stock
Series: Complete Idiot's Guide

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Publisher's Description

An exploration of timeless legends.

First told centuries ago, the ancient myths of the Greeks and Romans continue to fascinate and influence the world today. The expanded edition of this popular guide examines why these legends remain an integral part of human history, citing their literary value, and their presence throughout popular culture in such works as J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, and the Coen brothers’ film O Brother, Where Art Thou?.

• Features a 50-page “who’s who” glossary of classical mythological characters— from both the Greek and Roman versions
• An updated look at recent movies and television series’ based on mythology, including Helen of Troy, HBO’s animated Odyssey, and the Disney Channel’s Hercules

Author Bio

KEVIN OSBORN is author of over three dozen books, including The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Bringing Up Baby and The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Parenting a Preschooler and Toddler, Too.  He lives in Park Ridge, New Jersey.

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