• Juvenile Fiction

Greek Gods and Goddesses

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean,Emma Chichester Clark
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0689820844
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 108
View: 3189
Provides young readers with a colorfully illustrated collection of fifteen stories about well-known and lesser-known ancient Greek gods and goddesses.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

The Gods and Goddesses of Greek Mythology

Author: Don Nardo
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 0756544793
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 64
View: 5027
Describes the origins of the most important Greek myths along with the personalities and special powers of the major Greek gods and goddesses.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Greek Gods and Goddesses

Author: John Green,Drew Silver
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486418629
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 48
View: 1903
The ancient Greeks worshipped a host of gods and goddesses. Preserved today in poetry, art, and mythology, these divine beings were part of a religious pantheon from which worshippers sought health, good crops, and deliverance from enemies. This collection of mythical figures introduces youngsters to Greek mythology in an appealing way to fans of all ages.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Greek Gods & Goddesses

Author: Britannica Educational Publishing
Publisher: Britannica Educational Publishing
ISBN: 1622751531
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 136
View: 6945
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. Readers will be introduced to the many figures once believed to populate Mount Olympus as well as related concepts and facts about the Greek mythological tradition.

    • Fiction

Greek Gods and Heroes

Author: Robert Graves
Publisher: Rosetta Books
ISBN: 0795336519
Category: Fiction
Page: 142
View: 9330
A retelling of the greatest myths and legends of the ancient Greek gods and heroes for readers of all ages by a celebrated historical novelist. In the ancient past, the Gods and Goddesses of ancient Greece lived on Mount Olympus and ruled the world of mortals. Famous heroes shaped the course of history, beautiful women drew the gazes of gods and men alike, and the gods were both fickle in their favors and breathtakingly generous to those they smiled upon. From Midas’ tragic gift to the exploits of Hercules and the curse of Pandora, renowned classicist and historical novelist Robert Graves brings the legends of ancient Greece to life in a lively, accessible way that’s sure to appeal to everyone; from children to adults, and from casual readers to serious scholars.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology Rock!

Author: Michelle M. Houle
Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1464603685
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 128
View: 1189
The gods and goddesses of Greek mythology have inspired painting, sculpture, literature and music, books and movies. Their stories continue to influence Western culture, despite the fact that the civilization that created them disappeared thousands of years ago. Author Michelle M. Houle skillfully weaves together the threads of the gods and goddesses of wars, love affairs, and personal quests for power, as well as their very creation. Each story is complemented by expert commentary written by scholars and specialists on Greek mythology.

    • Juvenile Fiction

The Gods and Goddesses of Olympus

Author: Aliki
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064461890
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 48
View: 6136
Long, long ago in ancient Greece, people began telling wonderful stories to explain the mysteries of life. These myths featured gods and goddesses, mighty beings who look human but have amazing powers and live forever. Now you can meet these extraordinary characters and hear their legends, brought to life again by Aliki in this splendid, panoramic look at the amazing stories and characters of Greek legend. "[Will meet the] demand for basic information on the gods and goddesses at the primary level."—BL. "Aliki's fans will welcome her introduction to these famous Greeks."—SLJ. 1994 "Pick of the Lists" (ABA)

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece

Author: Danielle Smith-Llera
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1491402741
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 24
View: 2970
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."

    • Juvenile Fiction

The Simon & Schuster Book of Greek Gods and Heroes

Author: Alice Low
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0027613909
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 192
View: 3973
Recreates the popular myths of ancient Greece, including the legend of Odysseus.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Gods and Goddesses

Author: John Malam
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780872265981
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 48
View: 816
Discusses the important gods and goddesses of ancient Greece and retells some of the myths about them, including Zeus, Hera, Athena, and Hades.

    • Art

A Pocket Dictionary of Greek and Roman Gods and Goddesses

Author: Richard Woff
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 9780892367061
Category: Art
Page: 48
View: 5219
Includes individual entries on more than forty of the most frequently represented gods and goddesses, as well as related mythical creatures, such as Fates and Furies, and lesser-known gods from outlying areas of the Greco-Roman world.

    • Religion

Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece

Author: Edward E. Barthell
Publisher: Coral Gables, Fla : University of Miami Press
Category: Religion
Page: 416
View: 8708
A monumental work of great depth and penetration, this descriptive narrative of all the Greek myths beginning with Chaos (infinite space) and Agea (Earth) covers the entire Greek Pantheon: the rise of Zeus, the Olympian deities, the origin of man, the demigods, and some of the mortals whose destinies are believed to be entwined in the fate of the gods. Contains complete genealogical data. Price $49.95.

    • Goddesses, Greek

Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece

Author: Leon Ashworth
Publisher: Cherrytree Books
ISBN: 9781842342688
Category: Goddesses, Greek
Page: 32
View: 789
Ancient peoples believed as firmly in their gods and goddesses as people believe in their religions today. These books help children understand how people lived in ancient times, what they believed, and why. How the seasons worked, why natural disasters happened and what happened to people when they died. Many of the myths have parallels in modern religions and culture. This title deals with the lives and beliefs of the people of Ancient Greece.

    • Children's stories, English

The Orchard Book of Greek Gods and Goddesses

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean,Emma Chichester Clark
Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 9781843628668
Category: Children's stories, English
Page: 108
View: 6584
Retells fifteen stories of the ancient Greek gods and goddesses, including both well-known myths and such lesser-known tales as the story of the origin of the dolphins and how Haephaestus became the husband of Aphrodite.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction


Author: Teri Temple
Publisher: Gods and Goddesses of Ancient
ISBN: 9781489646491
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
View: 5897
Introduces the responsibilities and characteristics of Hermes, the god of travels and trade, as well as providing a mythological family tree of the Greek gods.

    • Social Science

Greek Gods, Human Lives

What We Can Learn from Myths
Author: Mary R. Lefkowitz
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300107692
Category: Social Science
Page: 288
View: 2637
Insightful and fun, this new guide to an ancient mythology explains why the Greek gods and goddesses are still so captivating to us, revisiting the work of Homer, Ovid, Virgil, and Shakespeare in search of the essence of these stories. (Mythology & Folklore)

Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780141358680
Page: 388
View: 5186
Who could tell the true stories of the gods and goddesses of Olympus better than modern-day demigod Percy Jackson? In this action-packed tour of Greek mythology, Percy gives his hilarious personal views on the feuds, fights and love affairs of the Olympians. Want to know how Zeus came to be top god? How many times Kronos ate one of his own kids? How Athena literally burst out of another god's head? It's all here in black and white . . . Plus, an exclusive bonus chapter from The Blood of Olympus, the fifth and final book in the Heroes of Olympus series!

    • History

De natura deorum

Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Publisher: N.A
Category: History
Page: 663
View: 1732

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Treasury of Greek Mythology

Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters
Author: Donna Jo Napoli
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426311915
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 192
View: 9458
School Library Journal Best Books of 2011 Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading Association Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens 2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Christina Balit, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa will fascinate and engage children’s imaginations. National Geographic completes the book with embellishments of each story: sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster link the myths to constellations, geography, history, and culture to help young readers connect the stories to real life events, people, and places. A family tree and a “cast of characters” profile page help make relationships between the characters clear, and a mapping feature adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter directing readers to more information round out this luminous book. Sure to dazzle all those intrigued with the fantastic tales of Greek mythology and enchant new readers, this vibrant book will soon become a family keepsake. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

    • Juvenile Fiction

Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths

Author: Ingri D'Aulaire,Edgar Parin D'Aulaire
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 0440406943
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 192
View: 1491
An introduction to the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece.