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30-second Mythology

30-Second Mythology sets out the most significant details and unravels the underlying meaning of the greatest classical myths. Revealing the origins of the gods, heroes, and monsters of ancient Greece..

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30-Second Mythology: The 50 Most Important Classical Gods and Goddesses, Heroes and Monsters, Myths and Legacies

The 30-Second...series takes a revolutionary approach to learning about those subjects that you feel you should really understand. Each idea, no matter how complex, is explained using a mere two pages..

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Antigone Rising:  Subversive Power of the Ancient Myths

The idealized picture of classical antiquity most of us learned in school conveniently glosses over the most brutal parts of the history -- and omits surprising stories of feminist resistance. For eac..

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Arthurian Legends

The definitive book of stories from Arthurian legend, splendidly recreated for 2019, featuring the Knights of the Round Table, Wizard Merlin and King Arthur and Queen Guinevere. The definitive ..

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Arthurian Myths

This latest addition to this successful series offers a new selection of myths, featuring Arthur's knights of the round table, his love for Queen Guinevere and, of course, the ultimate betrayal by his..

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Classical Mythology A to Z: An Encyclopedia of Gods & Goddesses, Heroes & Heroines, Nymphs, Spirits, Monsters, and Places

An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich, fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology. ..

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Complete Fairy Tales : Oxford World's Classics

'Oh grandmama, what great big teeth you have!' Charles Perrault's versions gave classic status to the humble fairy tale, and it is in his telling that the stories of Little Red Riding-Hood, Sleeping B..

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Great Goddesses: Life lessons from myths and monsters

Empowering life lessons from myths and monsters. Encounter rebel goddesses, stories of complex love and the mythical might of women as Nikita Gill takes readers on a magical journey of empowerme..

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Greek Myths : Complete and Definitive Edition

Including many of the greatest stories ever told - the labours of Hercules, the voyage of the Argonauts, Theseus and the minotaur, Midas and his golden touch, the Trojan War and Odysseus' journey home..

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Hero With a Thousand Faces

Joseph Campbell's classic cross-cultural study of the hero's journey has inspired millions and opened up new areas of research and exploration. Originally published in 1949, the book hit the "New York..

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Heroes & Heroines Myths & Tales: Epic Tales

This astonishing anthology gathers together the most iconic and entertaining tales of adventure and daring from around the world. From Perseus the Gorgon-Slayer of Greek myhology, and the exploits of ..

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek hero..

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Heroines of Olympus: The Women of Greek Mythology

Goddesses, monsters, humans and the semi-divine - whether courageous or meek, gruesome or irresistible, female characters are ever present on the peripheries of the great Greek myths, but rarely do th..

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Irish Fairy Tales

Arthur Rackham's artworks bring a distinctive vein of dark humour to the many classic works he graced in the Golden Age of Illustration. His energetic, dense creations are perfectly suited to the powe..

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Irish Fairy Tales

Fairy stories, especially from the rich tradition of Ireland where the supernatural grew from the legends of the Celts, are the magic stories of everyday folk seeking solutions to the challenges of th..

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Mythology Book, The

More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife. The latest title in the bestselling Big Ideas series..

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Mythology: Who's Who in Greek and Roman Mythology

Mythology: Who's Who in Classical Mythology is an indispensable guide to all the Greek and Roman mythological characters, from major deities such as Athena and Bacchus, to the lesser-known wood nymphs..

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Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece

*** Pre-order Mythos by Stephen Fry now *** The Greek myths are the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelang..

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Myths & Legends: An illustrated guide to their origins and meanings

Discover the world's greatest myths and legends - from Greek mythology to Norse mythology - in this comprehensive guide. What did Japanese mythology say about the beginning of the Universe? How d..

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Myths & Legends: An Illustrated Guide to Their Origins and Meanings

Myths & Legends brings together the principal mythologies, legends, and folklore of ancient and modern cultures and explores the relationship that they have with their people and with the major religi..

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Myths in Minutes

The world's great fables, sagas and legends dramatically retold.Myths are the greatest stories ever told. Passed down over millennia, they are the templates for all our stories, with their eternal the..

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Native American Myths & Legends

These fascinating tales of the Native American peoples are filled with outlandish characters, heroic feats and captivating creation myths. Extraordinary, diverse and meaningful, these fables are a cul..

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Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths

From master storyteller Witi Ihimaera, a spellbinding and provocative retelling of traditional Maori myths for the twenty-first century. In this milestone volume, Ihimaera traces the history of..

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Ness

What happens when the land comes to life? Somewhere on a salt-and-shingle island, inside a concrete-and-iron structure called The Green Chapel, a figure called The Armourer is leading a black mas..

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Norse Mythology

The great Norse myths are woven into the fabric of our storytelling - from Tolkien, Alan Garner and Rosemary Sutcliff to Game of Thrones and Marvel Comics. They are also an inspiration for Neil Gaiman..

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Norse Mythology

THE NO. 1 SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE CO-AUTHOR OF GOOD OMENS, NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES `With the deftest of touches, the characters are once again brought to life' JOANNE HA..

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Norse Mythology: Tales of the Gods, Sagas and Heroes

The myths and legends of the Norseman have entertained the young and old for hundreds of years. Collated here in this thrilling treasury, these tales will transport you to the magical realms of Asgard..

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Norse Myths, The

The great Norse Myths are among the most dramatic and unforgettable stories in all human history. These fascinating, fantastical tales have inspired centuries of art, culture and literature, including..

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Norse Myths: A Guide to the Gods and Heroes

Who were the Norse gods - the mighty Aesyr, led by Odinn, and the mysterious Vanir? In The Norse Myths we meet this passionate and squabbling pantheon, and learn of the mythological cosmos they inhabi..

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Of Gods and Men: 100 Stories from Ancient Greece and Rome

An anthology of classical literature, both non-fiction and fiction, bringing together one hundred stories from the rich diversity of the literary canon of ancient Greece and Rome. Daisy Dunn of..

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Pandora's Jar: Women in the Greek Myths

Natalie Haynes is the nation's muse' Adam Rutherford The Greek myths are among the world's most important cultural building blocks and they have been retold many times, but rarely do they focus o..

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Penguin Book of Mermaids, The

Among the oldest and most popular mythical beings, mermaids--in all their alluring, mysterious glory--and other merfolk have captured the imagination since long before Ariel sold her voice to a sea wi..

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Penguin Book of Myths & Legends of Ancient Egypt

"This readable anthology is a good introduction to a civilization that fascinates like few others ...in this book, there are animals who talk, princesses who are locked up at the top of towers, wicked..

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Polynesian Island Myths

The Polynesian triangle covers Easter Island, Hawaii, New Zealand and the many isles in between. The legends of the region are based on the creation of land, fish, sea, valleys and the volcanic outcro..

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Scottish Myths

From the myths it shares with Ireland, to its own evocative fairy tales featuring all manner of water spirits, selkies, sea monsters and fairies; from legends of witchcraft ('The Brownie') to ghostly ..

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Shapeshifters

There is something about a shapeshifter - a person who can transform into an animal - that captures our imagination; that causes us to want to howl at the moon, or flit through the night like a bat. W..

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Sheela-na-gig: Sacred Celtic Images of Feminine Divinity

Sheela-na-gig, the squatting, bald woman with comically large ears holding herself open in the most blatant way has long been a figure of mystery throughout Ireland where the stone statues are most pr..

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Superstitions:  Handbook of Folklore, Myths, and Legends from around the World

Across all cultures and spanning centuries, superstitions rooted in cultural legends and myths have formed and influenced daily life. Superstitions: A Handbook of Folklore, Myths, and Legends from Aro..

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Tales of Norse Mythology (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics)

Scandinavians of the Viking Age explored the mysteries of life through their sagas. Folklorist Helene Adeline Guerber brings to life the gods and goddesses, giants and dwarves, and warriors and monste..

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The Book of Viking Myths: From the Voyages of Leif Erikson to the Deeds of Odin, the Storied History and Folklore of the Vikings

This fascinating new book reveals the origins of the Vikings-from Thor and Leif Erikson to Loki and the Valkyries-and the tales that have influenced our own lives. For thousands of years, Vikings hav..

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Travels to the Otherworld and Other Fantastic Realms: Medieval Journeys into the Beyond

A collection of tales from the Middle Ages that reveal voyages to Heaven and Hell, the realm of the Faery, mystical lands, and encounters with mythic beasts * Shares travelers' accounts of voyag..

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Treasury of British Folklore: Maypoles, Mandrakes and Mistletoe

An entertaining and engrossing collection of British customs, superstitions and legends from past and present. Did you know, in Cumbria it was believed a person lying on a pillow stuffed with pigeon'..

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Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold

The story of Troy speaks to all of us - the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against the city of Troy, to which they will lay siege for t..

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Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold

The story of Troy speaks to all of us - the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against the city of Troy, to which they will lay siege for t..

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Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology

This title deals with the myths and legends of the ancient worlds, from Greece, Rome and Egypt to the Norse and Celtic lands, through Persia and India to China and the Far East. It is a comprehensive ..

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Vampires of Lore: Traditional Tales and Modern Misconceptions

Vampire ... the word immediately conjures up bloodstained fangs, an aversion to sunlight, bats, garlic, and wooden stakes. These undead immortals have haunted our favourite books, television shows, an..

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Vampires: The Myths, Legends, and Lore

Vampires explores the diverse myths and legends and their impact upon popular culture and the possible explanations behind such phenomena. Part of the Oxford People series, the book also investigates ..

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Venus and Aphrodite

Through ancient art, evocative myth, exciting archaeological revelations and philosophical explorations Bettany Hughes shows why this immortal goddess endures through to the twenty-first century, and ..

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Weird Woods: Tales from the Haunted Forests of Britain

Woods play an important and recurring role in horror, fantasy, the gothic and the weird. They are places in which strange things happen, where you often can't see where you are or what is around you. ..

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