The Meridian handbook of classical mythology

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PENGUIN USA, Oct 1, 1974 - Fiction - 631 pages
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The ultimate single-volume reference guide to Greek and Roman mythology

An ideal resource for students, teachers, librarians, writers, and readers of great literature, the Meridian Handbook has set the standard for over three decades as the classic guide to the myths of Greece and Rome. From Athena to Zeus, Abantes to Zninthe, the epic heroes and gods who inhabit the pantheon of great literature are covered in fascinating detail. Complete stories and short identifications of characters, events, place names, and constellations are included. For a fuller perspective of the mythological realm, there are maps of the classical world and genealogical charts of the great royal lines. Comprehensive and accessible, the Meridian Handbook is an indispensable aid to understanding and enjoying mythology.

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User Review  - Blake Petit - Goodreads

I obviously haven't sat down and read this book cover to cover the way I would a novel or even most non-fiction. However, as an English teacher and a writer, I've found this to be an absolutely ... Read full review

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User Review  - Drucilla - Goodreads

A great resource. I love the way it's laid out. It makes it really easy to find what you're looking for. Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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