This is one of the best quality books that has complete presentation of the main characters of Greek (and Roman) mythology. The Greek Bookstore highly recommends this book to parents that want to teach their kids mythology. The genealogical trees will make your task easy as you won’t be lost on the complicated relationships between gods and goddesses.
Through the pages of this book the reader will get to know the 100 most important figures of the Greek and Roman mythology, from the primordial deities to their
great gods of Olympus and their dark inhabitants of Hades. Their stories revolve around timeless topics such as love, jealousy, anger, ambition, deception, and beauty, that are so timely today as they were in ancient times.
Easy to use and cleverly designed genealogical trees clearly show the origin of each mythical character and illustrate the evolution of each generation of gods and heroes.
Each character is sketched with a brief biographical portrait, that describes his or her actions, and is placed in the context of the nuclear family tree.
Discover how they are reflected, from antiquity until today, the goddesses, the gods and the mythical heroes in art and literature, and let this book take you
away to a wonderful journey into the world of mythology.
160 pages. Hardcover. 17x22 cm. Savalas publications.