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The Quest for Theseus

by Ward, A.G.

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1970
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New York: Praeger, 1970 Illustrated account of the legends surrounding Theseus, Ariadne and the Labyrinth of Crete, with a survey of the Bronze Age in Crete and the Aegean. 281p. plates (some col) bibliography.index.. 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Hercules. Ja¨mte efterskrift av Sten Lindroth och ordfo¨rklaringar av Carl Ivar Stahle

by Stiernhielm, Georg [Stiernhielmi, Georgi]

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1957
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Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksells/ Gebers Forlag , 1957 Stiernhielm [1598-1672) was the first Swedish poet to apply the verse meters of antique poets to the Swedish language, modifying their principle of long and short syllables to a principle of stressed and unstressed syllables, which better suits the phonology of Swedish. His most famous is "Hercules", an epic poem in… Read more
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The Parthenon Enigma: A New Understanding of The West's Most Iconic Building and the People Who Made it

by Connelly, Joan Breton

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2014
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New York: A.A.Knopf, 2014 Built in the fifth century b.c., the Parthenon has been venerated for more than two millennia as the West’s ultimate paragon of beauty and proportion. Since the Enlightenment, it has also come to represent our political ideals, the lavish temple to the goddess Athena serving as the model for our most hallowed civic architecture. But how… Read more
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The Olive-Tree Bed and Other Quests

by Lee, M. Owen

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1997
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997 "The Olive-Tree Bed and Other Quests", the Fourth in the series of Robson Lectures published by the University of Toronto Press, is Owen Lee's study of the quest myth as it occurs in Homer's Odyssey, Virgil's Aeneid, Wagner's Parsifal and Goethe's Faust. Though the four works represent four different genres -- oral epic, written… Read more
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The Traveler's Key to Ancient Greece : A Guide to the Sacred Places of Ancient Greece

by Geldard, Richard G.

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1989
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9780394556314
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New York: A.A.Knopf, 1989 ".devoted to the glorious temples, sanctuaries, theatres ,palaces, and sacred mountains, springs and caves, as well as the great sculpture, frescoes and mosaics inspired by the Greek gods." Places in Greece and the myths, legends and worship associated with them. 323p. illus.index. 1st.US Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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Olympian Plays: A Comprehensive Introduction to Greek Mythology Written in Television Script Form

by Raguso, Viola M

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1989
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V.M. Raguso: Olympian Plays, 1989 Most people think of the immortals and mortals in Mythology as staid and remote individuals, as remote from them in character as they are in time. But if one reads Mythology as a panarama of life, then the personages become very personal. For example, Zeus is the Supreme Ruler of the Universe, but he is… Read more
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Myths of the Greeks and Romans

by Grant,Michael

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1962
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9780451626936
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New York: Mentor, 1962 432 p. illus,maps.bibliography,index (ffep missing, marks on title page). Reprint.. Pbk. Good.
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Greek Gods, Human Lives : What We Can Learn from Myths

by Lefkowitz, Mary F

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2003
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New Haven, Ct: Yale University Press, 2003 The mythology of ancient Greece has fascinated readers for two millennia and has formed the basis of Western civilization. The Greek gods are a perennial source of delight because they seem so much like us: in their rages, their love affairs, and their obsession with honor, the gods often appear all too human.… Read more
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Greek Gods, Human Lives : What We Can Learn from Myths

by Lefkowitz, Mary F.

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New Haven, Ct: Yale University Press, 2003 The mythology of ancient Greece has fascinated readers for two millennia and has formed the basis of Western civilization. The Greek gods are a perennial source of delight because they seem so much like us: in their rages, their love affairs, and their obsession with honor, the gods often appear all too human.… Read more
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Four Ages of Man : The Classical Myths

by Macpherson, Jay

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1962
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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1962 The ancient myths of Greece and Rome set out in four phases - creation and coming of the gods, pastoral life and ordering of the seasons, adventures and labours of the heroes, war, tragic tales and decline into history. 211p. maps on endpapers. 1st Can Ed.. Paper Covered Boards. Good>Very Good.
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The Glory of Hera : Greek Mythology and the Greek Family

by Slater, Philip E.

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1992
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Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992 The ancient Athenians were "quarrelsome as friends, treacherous as neighbors, brutal as masters, faithless as servants, shallow as lovers--all of which was in part redeemed by their intelligence and creativity." Thus writes Philip Slater in this classic work on narcissism and family relationships in fifth-century Athenian society. Exploring a rich corpus of Greek mythology… Read more
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The Jason Voyage : The Quest for the Golden Fleece.

by Severin,Tim

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1985
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London: Hutchinson, 1985 Reconstruction of the Argo and of her voyage under sail and oar from Greece to Colchis (Georgia) - an exciting quest,with illustrations. HC 262p.plates.illus. maps.. 1st UK Edition.. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Illus. by Drawings by Trondur Patursson.
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The Religion and Mythology of the Greeks

by Guthrie,W.K.C

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1964
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1964 This is fasicule # 2 intended as part of Volume II Chapter XL of the Cambridge Ancient History series - Revised edition, Volumes I & II [55p. Bibliography] "In order to make .[the CAH] .available to readers as soon as possible it will be issued, in the first instance, as fasicles. With some exceptions [each]… Read more
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Elleniki Mythologia : Tomos G - Dodekatheo Athesn, Posieidonas, Demetra, Apollon, Artemis, Hermes. Ares, Aphrodite

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2013
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Athens: To Vima, 2013 Volume 3 of a 4 volume set [parts will NOT be sold separately ] Introduced and edited by Ioannis Th. Kakridis with contributions by Evangelos N. Roussos, Nikolaos Papachatzis, Catherine Kamaretta, Aristoxenos D. Skiadas.. Reissue.. Softcover. New Book from Greece.
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Elleniki Mythologia : Tomos B - Kosmogonia Dodekatheos , Dias Ka Hera

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Athens: To Vima, 2013 Volume 2 of a 4 volume set [parts will NOT be sold separately ] Introduced and edited by Ioannis Th. Kakridis with contributions by Evangelos N. Roussos, Nikolaos Papachatzis, Catherine Kamaretta, Aristoxenos D. Skiadas. [WorldCat lists NO copies in the USA]. Reissue.. Softcover. New Book from Greece.
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The Myth of The Eternal Return.[Bollingen Series XLVI]

by Eliade, Mircea

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1965
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New York: Pantheon, 1965 Translated from the French by Willard R. Trask. Originally published in French as "Le Mythe de l'eternal retour: archetypes et repetition" 1949. Gallimard. 195p. bibliography. index Clean, crisp, unmarked, previous owner's name inside front cover, else near fine. 1st US Ed... Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.
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Elleniki Mythologia : Tomos D - Dodekatheo, Hepheistos, Dionysos, Mikroteroi Kai Omadikoi Theoi

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Athens: To Vima, 2013 Volume 4 of a 4 volume set [parts will NOT be sold separately ] Introduced and edited by Ioannis Th. Kakridis with contributions by Evangelos N. Roussos, Nikolaos Papachatzis, Catherine Kamaretta, Aristoxenos D. Skiadas.. Reissue.. Softcover. New Book from Greece.
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Elleniki Mythologia : Tomos A - Eisagogi Analyse Kai Hermeneia Tou Ellenikou Mythou

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Greek Myths (Volume II)

by Graves,Robert

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2000
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London: Folio Society, 2000 ( VOLUME 2 ONLY!] Entertaining,original & wide-ranging survey of Greek Mythology. A nice reprint from the Folio Society. First published in 1955 by Penguin Books. revised 1960. The text of this edition [1996] follows that of the 1960 edition except for the deletion of Graves' source notes. Introduction by Kenneth McLeish, Illustrations by Grahame Baker. p.343-700.index.… Read more
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The Stories of the Greeks : Men and Gods, Greeks and Trojans, The Vengeance of the Gods.

by Warner,Rex

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1967
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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1967 Stories about Greece based on ancient literary sources : " Gods & Men" has its basis in Ovid's Metamorpohses; "Greeks and Trojans" on Homer's Iliad; and "Vengeance of the Gods" on the plots of the ancient Greek dramatists. All three popular books are now reprinted in an omnibus volume.105p. illus. Clean crisp tight… Read more
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