Third Edition. Apprentices' Library, An A-Z Guide to the Myths and Legends of the Ancient World. PDF eBook Singgalang Tour. The 172 illustrations give visual immediacy to the words, by showing how ancient artists perceived their gods and heroes. What creature has the head of a woman, the body of a lion, the wings of an eagle, and always wakes up on the wrong side of the bed? Human endeavors are often at odds with the whims and the will and the ways of the gods. Helen Wilbur, who wrote the lively M is for Meow: A Cat Alphabet, brings the same wit and wisdom to explaining Greek mythology. Whose face launched a thousand ships? Get any books you like and read everywhere you want. Victor Juhasz's clients include TIME, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Warner Books. Format: paperback, 192 pages Release date: April 1, 2005 ISBN: 9789810522414 (981052241X) Author: Cirro Oh … Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology. Although they're up in Olympus without any cares, they just can't stop meddling in human affairs. 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. Alphabetically listed entries identify and explain the places, figures, animals, beliefs, and other important themes of Egyptian mythology. Although they're up in Olympus without any cares, they just can't stop meddling in human affairs. Fast Download Speed ~ Commercial & Ad Free. The Oracle knows and so will young readers after they encounter the strange creatures, exotic gods, and exciting stories in Z is for Zeus: A Greek Mythology Alphabet. Over 1000 alphabetical entries describe the central mythical figures of each culture and their importance to the ancient civilizations of their day. Alphabetically listed entries identify and explain the characters, events, important places, and other aspects of Greek and Roman mythology. According to many scholars, ancient Greece and Rome provided the foundations of Western culture. It is beautifully illustrated with over 1000 images spanning fifteen centuries of fine art, from the ancient world to the present, including specially commissioned artworks. Hardback. Timeless in scope and appeal, it is a classic and enduring reference work by two expert authorities. It includes myths, heroes, places and legends from all five continents, and from the different cultures and peoples found there. In addition to being an important standalone work, Classical Mythology A-to-Z is also written, designed, and illustrated to serve as an essential companion to the bestselling illustrated 75th-anniversary edition of Mythology by Edith Hamilton, including 10 full-color plates and 2-color illustrations throughout by artist Jim Tierney. The Oracle knows and so will young readers after they encounter the strange creatures, exotic gods, and exciting stories in Z is for Zeus: A Greek Mythology Alphabet. It presents superb pictorial spreads on the mythical themes and symbols central to each culture. Brand New Book. This is a great book if you just need to look up some quick information on a Greek or Roman god. Presents alphabetically arranged entries on the gods and creatures of Greek and Roman mythology and provides summaries and commentary on the literary works that are the sources of the myths. (Photo by Jean-Christophe Benoist/ Used under a Creative Commons license) A to Z of Greek mythology looking at features beginning with Z. Zelus – Minor god, son of Pallas and Styx.Greek god of Rivalry. Language: English . Characters such as Achilles and Odysseus have extensive entries, as do epic journeys and heroic quests, like that of Jason and the Argonauts to win the Golden Fleece, all alongside a plethora of information on the creation of the cosmos, the many metamorphoses of gods and humans, and the Trojan War, plus more minor figures – nymphs, seers, kings, rivers, to name but a few. A variety of angel topics are discussed, including celebrity angels, classifications of angels, obscure angels still waiting for their big break, guardian angels, fallen angels, Anaheim angels, biblical figures associated with angels, angels in art and architecture, and angels in the media and literature. Consists of nearly two thousand entries covering all aspects of mythology, including Greek, Roman, Native American, Indian, Japanese, Sumerian, and Egyptian.