Mind-expanding and entertaining, this intriguing book charts 100 of the most important characters from Greco-Roman mythology, from the primordial deities to the great gods of Olympus and the shadowy inhabitants of Hades.
Addressing universal themes such as love, jealousy, anger, ambition, deceit, and beauty, their stories are as relevant today as they were in ancient times.
Beautifully decorated family trees place the characters in context and clearly show the development of each generation of gods. A short biographical sketch, mini nuclear-family tree and an explanation of the captivating stories surrounding them accompany each character.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 160 pages, Over 100
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 07/02/2007
- Category: Folklore, myths & legends
- ISBN: 9780713679540