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Product Description: Naming the Goddess is written by over eighty adherents and scholars of Goddess and Goddess Spirituality, and includes contributions from Selena Fox, Kathy Jones, Caroline Wise and Rachel Patterson. Part 1 is a series of critical essays focusing upon contemporary Goddess issues...read more
By Trevor Greenfield (editor)

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9781782794769 | Moon Books, September 26, 2014, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Naming the Goddess is written by over eighty adherents and scholars of Goddess and Goddess Spirituality, and includes contributions from Selena Fox, Kathy Jones, Caroline Wise and Rachel Patterson.

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Product Description: Since the first edition of Approaches to Greek Myth was published in 1990, interest in Greek mythology has surged. There was no simple agreement on the subject of "myth" in classical antiquity, and there remains none today. Is myth a narrative or a performance? Can myth be separated from its context? What did myths mean to ancient Greeks and what do they mean today? Here, Lowell Edmunds brings together practitioners of eight of the most important contemporary approaches to the subject...read more
By Lowell Edmunds (editor)

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9781421414188 | 2 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, September 3, 2014), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Since the first edition of Approaches to Greek Myth was published in 1990, interest in Greek mythology has surged.
9780801838637 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, February 1, 1990, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: "Well organized, edited and arranged, this text is of unquestioned value to all teachers of mythology, to the advanced student of the classics and to the research scholar, a welcome resource volume.

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9781421414195 | 2 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, August 21, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Since the first edition of Approaches to Greek Myth was published in 1990, interest in Greek mythology has surged.
9780801838644 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, February 1, 1990, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: There was no simple agreement on the subject of "myth" in classical antiquity, and there remains none today.

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Product Description: The Greek myths are characteristically fabulous; they are full of monsters, metamorphoses, and the supernatural. However, they could be told in other ways as well. This volume charts ancient dissatisfaction with the excesses of myth, and the various attempts to cut these stories down to size by explaining them as misunderstood accounts of actual events...read more

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9780199672776 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 29, 2014, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The Greek myths are characteristically fabulous; they are full of monsters, metamorphoses, and the supernatural.

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Product Description: Deeply religious, the ancient Greeks honored many gods and goddesses. The ancient Greeks believed these gods and goddesses had great power over the weather and the Earth. But they weren’t all-powerful, and they had flaws. From Zeus to Athena, read about the family of gods and goddesses that the ancient Greeks believed watched over them...read more

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9781491402740 | Capstone Pr Inc, July 1, 2014, cover price $24.65 | About this edition: Deeply religious, the ancient Greeks honored many gods and goddesses.

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Product Description: Unleash your inner genius and become a master of mythology with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.With this Junior Genius Guide to Greek mythology, you’ll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with all the best ancient stories: how Prometheus outsmarted the gods, how Achilles’s heel led to his death, and how we mere mortals always seem to get mixed up in so many misadventures...read more
By Mike Lowery (illustrator)

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9781481426152 | Little Simon, June 3, 2014, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Unleash your inner genius and become a master of mythology with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy!
9781442498495 | Little Simon, February 4, 2014, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Unleash your inner genius and become a master of mythology with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy!

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9781442473300 | Little Simon, February 4, 2014, cover price $7.99

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Product Description: In a council of the Gods, Minerva calls their attention to Ulysses, still a wanderer. They resolve to grant him a safe return to Ithaca. Minerva descends to encourage Telemachus, and in the form of Mentes directs him in what manner to proceed...read more

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9780554772288 | Reprint edition (Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008), cover price $30.99 | also contains Odyssey of Homer, The Odyssey of Homer | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780554772233 | Large print edition (Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008), cover price $34.99 | also contains Odyssey of Homer, The Odyssey of Homer | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780192745088 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 1979, cover price $12.95

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9781499208511 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 21, 2014, cover price $16.95 | also contains Odyssey of Homer, The Odyssey of Homer, The Odyssey of Homer | About this edition: Scepticism is as much the result of knowledge, as knowledge is of scepticism.
9781484831922 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 27, 2013, cover price $10.99 | also contains Odyssey of Homer, The Odyssey of Homer, The Odyssey of Homer
9781486144846 | Reprint edition (Lightning Source Inc, June 20, 2012), cover price $9.94 | also contains Odyssey of Homer, The Odyssey of Homer, The Odyssey of Homer
9780554772264 | Reprint edition (Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008), cover price $27.75 | also contains Odyssey of Homer, The Odyssey of Homer | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780554772240 | Large print edition (Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008), cover price $28.75 | also contains Odyssey of Homer, The Odyssey of Homer | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
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Product Description: Greek Heroes in and out of Hades is a study on heroism and mortality from Homer to Plato. In a collection of thirty enjoyable essays, Stamatia Dova combines intertextual research and thought-provoking analysis to shed new light on concepts of the hero in the Iliad and the Odyssey, Bacchylides 5, Plato's Symposium, and Euripides' Alcestis...read more

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9780739144978 | 1 edition (Lexington Books, August 2, 2012), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Greek Heroes in and out of Hades is a study on heroism and mortality from Homer to Plato.

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9780739192856 | Reprint edition (Lexington Books, March 27, 2014), cover price $35.99 | About this edition: Greek Heroes in and out of Hades is a study on heroism and mortality from Homer to Plato.

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Product Description: Dieses Buch handelt vom Dichten und Denken der Vorsokratiker. Arno Schmidt beginnt seine Darstellung jedoch nicht erst bei Thales von Milet: Er widmet sich ausfuhrlich den Gedanken des Homer, Hesiod und Orpheus, die in ihren Werken uber die Entstehung der Welt, der Gotter und uber das Verhaltnis der Menschen zur Welt und zu den Gottern nachsannen...read more

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9783897229419 | Isd, November 30, 2002, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Dieses Buch handelt vom Dichten und Denken der Vorsokratiker.

A Companion to Greek Mythology presents a series of essays that explore the phenomenon of Greek myth from its origins in shared Indo-European story patterns and the Greeks’ contacts with their Eastern Mediterranean neighbours through its development as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman world. Features essays from a prestigious international team of literary experts Includes coverage of Greek myth’s intersection with history, philosophy and religion Introduces readers to topics in mythology that are often inaccessible to non-specialists Addresses the Hellenistic and Roman periods as well as Archaic and Classical Greece
By Niall Livingstone (editor)

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9781405111782 | Blackwell Pub, May 17, 2011, cover price $228.95 | About this edition: A Companion to Greek Mythology presents a series of essays that explore the phenomenon of Greek myth from its origins in shared Indo-European story patterns and the Greeks’ contacts with their Eastern Mediterranean neighbours through its development as a shared language and thought-system for the Greco-Roman world.

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9781118785164 | Blackwell Pub, January 28, 2014, cover price $53.95

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9781482401844 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $10.50

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9781482401813 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $26.60

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9781624690037 | Purple Toad Pub Inc, January 1, 2014, cover price $25.70

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Product Description: Giving Western literature and art many of its most enduring themes and archetypes, Greek mythology and the gods and goddesses at its core are a fundamental part of the popular imagination. At the heart of Greek mythology are exciting stories of drama, action, and adventure featuring gods and goddesses, who, while physically superior to humans, share many of their weaknesses...read more
By Michael Taft (editor)

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9781622751525 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $32.90 | About this edition: Giving Western literature and art many of its most enduring themes and archetypes, Greek mythology and the gods and goddesses at its core are a fundamental part of the popular imagination.

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Product Description: Greek mythology is known to us from various artistic and literary sources. Of the latter, the poetic sources (such as Homer and tragedy) are familiar to many readers, but the prose sources are much less so. Early Greek Mythography: Volume 2 is a detailed commentary on the texts of Early Greek Mythography: Volume 1, which provided a critical edition of the twenty-nine authors of this genre of Greek prose from the late sixth to the early fourth centuries BC...read more

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9780198147411 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 24, 2013, cover price $250.00 | About this edition: Greek mythology is known to us from various artistic and literary sources.
9780273606949, titled "The Financial Times Handbook of Management" | Boxed edition (Financial Times Management, September 1, 1995), cover price $75.00 | also contains The Financial Times Handbook of Management | About this edition: At 1000 pages, the most comprehensive management book ever published bringing together the ideas of the best management thinkers in the world.

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Product Description: Joseph Campbell brought mythology to a mass audience. His bestselling books, including The Power of Myth and The Hero with a Thousand Faces, are the rare blockbusters that are also scholarly classics.While Campbell’s work reached wide and deep as he covered the world’s great mythological traditions, he never wrote a book on goddesses in world mythology...read more

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9781608681822 | New World Library, December 10, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Joseph Campbell brought mythology to a mass audience.

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Product Description: We often think of classical Greek society as a model of rationality and order. Yet as Walter Burkert demonstrates in these influential essays on the history of Greek religion, there were archaic, savage forces surging beneath the outwardly calm face of classical Greece, whose potentially violent and destructive energies, Burkert argues, were harnessed to constructive ends through the interlinked uses of myth and ritual...read more
By Peter Bing (trans) and Walter Burkert

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9780226080857 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $40.00

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9780226100432 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, October 11, 2013), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: We often think of classical Greek society as a model of rationality and order.

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Product Description: From “Pandora and the Box of Troubles” to “Theseus and the Minotaur,” this lap-sized treasury contains the very best of Greek mythology. Beautifully illustrated by Milo Winter and other artists, it features tales of gods, heroes, and monsters including: “King Midas and the Golden Touch,” “Perseus and the Medusa,” “The Labors of Hercules,” “Jason and the Golden Fleece,” and more...read more
By Milo Winter (illustrator)

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9781454908173 | Fall River Pr, September 10, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From “Pandora and the Box of Troubles” to “Theseus and the Minotaur,” this lap-sized treasury contains the very best of Greek mythology.

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Product Description: Introducing an exciting new line of nonfiction titles inspired by the world of Poptropica.Many of the Poptropica islands feature stories based around different Mythologies, but what’s presented on the screen is far from the whole story...read more

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9780448477930 | Penguin Group USA, August 29, 2013, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Introducing an exciting new line of nonfiction titles inspired by the world of Poptropica.

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Product Description: Retells several stories of Scorpius the scorpion, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Scorpius, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture.
By J. T. Morrow (illustrator)

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9781623234881 | The Childs World Inc, August 1, 2013, cover price $29.93 | About this edition: Retells several stories of Scorpius the scorpion, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Scorpius, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture.

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Product Description: Would there be a Western civilization without the Greek myths? Would we be able to define our civilization and ourselves without some reference to the grand, violent, and venal doings of those denizens of Mount Olympus?Greek Mythology For Beginners presents the pantheon – that immortal collection of rogues and heroes, misfits and tyrants - and the stories about these deities and their dealings with the mortals...read more

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9781934389836 | Red Wheel/Weiser, July 30, 2013, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Would there be a Western civilization without the Greek myths?

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Product Description: Setting itself apart from typical anthologies in classical mythology, Gods, Heroes, and Monsters: A Sourcebook of Greek, Roman, and Near Eastern Myths in Translation presents essential Greek and Roman sources--including work from Homer, Hesiod, Virgil, and Ovid--alongside analogous narratives from the ancient Near East--Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Hittite kingdom, Ugarit, Phoenicia, and the Hebrew Bible...read more

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9780199797356 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 26, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Setting itself apart from typical anthologies in classical mythology, Gods, Heroes, and Monsters: A Sourcebook of Greek, Roman, and Near Eastern Myths in Translation presents essential Greek and Roman sources--including work from Homer, Hesiod, Virgil, and Ovid--alongside analogous narratives from the ancient Near East--Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Hittite kingdom, Ugarit, Phoenicia, and the Hebrew Bible.

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Product Description: The Ancient Greeks lived thousands of years ago, but their myths are filled with characters, creatures, and stories that have fascinated people ever since. This book mixes dramatic retellings and non-fiction information to give a full picture of Greek myths, exploring the gods, goddesses, heroes, villains, tricksters, and quests that make Greek myths and legends so compelling...read more

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9781410954749 | Not Applicable, July 1, 2013, cover price $9.25 | About this edition: The Ancient Greeks lived thousands of years ago, but their myths are filled with characters, creatures, and stories that have fascinated people ever since.

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9781410954688 | Heinemann/Raintree, July 1, 2013, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: The Ancient Greeks lived thousands of years ago, but their myths are filled with characters, creatures, and stories that have fascinated people ever since.

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Product Description: From acclaimed writer and scholar Philip Freeman, a contemporary retelling of classic Greek and Roman mythology.The Greek and Roman myths have never died out; in fact they are as relevant today as ever in their sharp observations about human nature...read more

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9781451609974 | Simon & Schuster, January 3, 2012, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From acclaimed writer and scholar Philip Freeman, a contemporary retelling of classic Greek and Roman mythology.

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9781451609981 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, January 1, 2013), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From acclaimed writer and scholar Philip Freeman, a contemporary retelling of classic Greek and Roman mythology.

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Product Description: When people go looking for hell, they go underground. Dante, Aeneas, and Odysseus all journeyed beneath the earth to find the underworld, a place where the dead are tortured according to their sins. Buffy the Vampire Slayer had to deal with a huge underground pit infested with demons below her high school called the Hellmouth...read more
By Andy Brown (trans)

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9781780230450 | Reaktion Books, June 15, 2013, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: When people go looking for hell, they go underground.

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Product Description: The hegemonization of European thought by Greek antiquity was famously questioned by major representatives of the avant-garde. However, this is only one ideological dimension of the extraordinarily intricate politics of the European avant-garde’s response to Greek antiquity—a dimension that has been overrated in current research on the subject...read more

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9780983532217 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 2, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The hegemonization of European thought by Greek antiquity was famously questioned by major representatives of the avant-garde.

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