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Bulfinch’s Mythology, All Volumes: "Age of Fable," "The Age of Chivalry," "The Boy Inventor," "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages," "Poetry of the Age of Fable" "Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers," By Thomas Bulfinch
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Thomas Bulfinch's compendium of Greek, Norse and Anglo-Saxon myths and legends offers superb insight into the origins, themes and contexts of ancient stories. This edition unites all volumes into a... More > single, overarching text perfect for referencing, and inclusive of a lengthy, comprehensive glossary. Bulfinch's Mythology is a crucial text for enthusiasts of ancient myths and lore, as well as students and teachers of classics or ancient literature. It offers a well-researched, literate and comprehensive narration upon legends both renowned and obscure, with insight into the cultures and societies which birthed these stories plentiful. A large portion of this work concerns the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. All the famous characters of Arthurian lore are present; Lancelot, Merlin, Queen Guinevere (Guenever), Tristham and Isolde, Percival and others make their due appearance.< Less
A Comparative Study of the Ten Cultural Zones (Mythologies and National Ethos Hardcover)十个文化圈的比较(神话与民族精神精装本) By Xuanjun Xie
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《神话与民族精神──十个文化圈的比较》,是在1986年出୭... More >6;的《神话与民族精神──几个文化圈的比较》的基础上,修订补充完成的,篇幅扩充了将近一倍,凝结着作者1986年以后将近二十年间对有关论题的继续思考。内容涉及埃及、美索不达米亚、印度、希腊-罗马、希伯莱、波斯、北欧、玛雅、日本、纳西等处的神话与民族精神,并与中国的汉语典籍所体现的神话与民族精神,作了深入浅出的比较研究。全书六十余万字。Mythologies and National Ethos──A Comparative Study of the Ten Cultural Zones is a revision and a supplement to its forerunner: Mythology and National Ethos──A Comparative Study of Several Cultural Zones, with the length almost doubled. The book crystalizes the author's continual deliberations over a period of almost 20 years since 1986. The content of the book covers mythologies and national ethos of the Egyptians, the Mesopotamians, the Indians, the Greeks and the Romans, the Jewish, the Persian, the Northern Europeans, the Mayans, the Japanese and the Naxis, and is a comparative study, in penetrating and simple terms, of the above-mentioned mythologies and national ethos and those reflected in the Chinese classics. There are over 60,000 Chinese characters to the book.< Less
Myths are F***ing Great By Dr. Nemesis R. M. Lightslayer
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The book adaptation of "www.oedipusmotherfuckingtyrannus.tumblr.com", this aims to update world mythology in a way that could destroy several harmless grandmas. Through use of rage and... More > swearing, Dr. Lightslayer conveys an inappropriate level of passion for Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Norse and other tales. Collecting stories ranging from the Iliad to Beowulf, this invective-laden book is sure to be a delight to all but the most sensitive souls.< Less
Starlight On Stone NORTH (ebook) By Jansen Estrup
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Failing to blunt barbarian invasions, a jaded emperor sends his favorite slave, the Once Valiant prince Attili on a mission of peace and capitulation. But the prince and his savage friend, Shargo the... More > Strong, face desperate refugees, traitorous assassins and fierce African armies. Attili also must struggle with his own failing resolve, with an increasing childish wish for a different destiny. The inevitable clash leads to a dark age, a mythology which haunts the world today. It left us a delusional, self-fulfilling legacy, an ever seductive flirtation with mass suicide.< Less
'Round the Year In Myth and Song By Florence Holbrook
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(From the book's preface) This book is intended for use in all grades of elementary schools, the method of presentation varying with the age of the pupils. It has been welcomed even by pupils in... More > higher schools, because easily familiarizing them with myths and characters that figure so largely in the literary texts with which they are to deal. In the first and second grades the teachers should read or tell some of the stories to the pupils, thus satisfying the demand of children for a story, and preparing the way for an appreciation of literature. The pupils should retell the stories, thus enriching their vocabulary and learning to express thought clearly, easily, consecutively, and confidently,—a power so much needed and so valuable to citizens of a republic.< Less
The Golden Turntablist By Joseph Wykel
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Zeek works as a guitar player in the men's bathroom at a strip club called Jezebel's. After moving, he begins to write a story about the statue marking the entrance of his new, section 8, apartment... More > complex. Alone with his thoughts, Zeek enters completely into the story - he truly begins to consider his muse is a real person. Traveling inside of his version of the story of Orpheus, Zeek has a first hand run through Hades and the horrors therein. Shaken by his ill dream, Zeek awakens to find elements of the story start playing out in his own life - strange passages appear on his desk that he did not write. His neighbor, Samantha, becomes involved in the mystery on their first date when she helps him to transcribe several of these passages.< Less
Muse and Spell By Maya Archer-Doyle
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A collection of poems reimagining various characters from classical mythology and Shakespeare.
Muse and Spell By Maya Archer-Doyle
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A collection of poems reimagining various characters from classical mythology and Shakespeare.
Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome By E. M. BERENS
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Myths and legends of Ancient Greece and Rome. A classic introductory text.
Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome By E. M. BERENS
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Myths and legends of Ancient Greece and Rome. A classic introductory text.

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