Book by Christopher W Blackwell Amy Hackney Blackwell
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Every culture and time has its myths. You might say that myths helpus to understand people, since just like people they can beinspirational and beautiful, as well as cruel and violent. The mainplayers in mythology are the original drama kings and queens they hang themselves in shame, poke out their own eyes,rule cities, and marry their relatives and the fundoesn t stop there! If you want all the scoop on gods andgoddesses, fates and furies, monsters and heroes from around theworld, Mythology for Dummies is the Who s Who ofmythological figures that you can t do without.
It s no secret that mythology can be confusing for anyone.From cultural hero Johnny Appleseed, to manly Odysseus, to femmefatale Aphrodite, and those pesky Cyclops running amuck on thatfaraway island, Mythology for Dummies covers all the bases,including information on:
Also, this book will get you up to speed on the heavystuff like how mythology intersects with our lives, andexplores the meaning of existence. Organized into chapters onspecific topics, it breaks down the common types of myths andmythological figures, and offers plain–English explanations of howmyths have appeared in cultures throughout the ages. You llfind what you need to know on these topics and many more:
Features charts comparing gods and goddesses for easy reference
Get to know musclebound mortals, mighty monsters, and divine deities in no time at all!
From the Iliad to the Aeneid, from Camelot to Valhalla, this highly readable book demystifies mythologies from all over the globe. Beginning with the ancient Greeks and Romans, this book explores the lesser–known stories of northern Europe, the Middle East, Egypt, India, China, Japan, and the Americas.
THE DUMMIES WAY®
Explanations in plain English
"Get in, get out" information
Icons and other navigational aids
Online cheat sheet
Top ten lists
A dash of humor and fun
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Description du livre For Dummies, 2002. Paperback. État : New. 1st. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX0764554328
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Description du livre For Dummies, 2002. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P110764554328