Mythology And You, Student Edition

Paperback | April 6, 2005

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From Apollo to Zeus - including such well-known mythological figures as Pandora, Midas, Pygmalion, Daedalus and Icarus, and many more - these majestic and mysterious stories provide insight not only into the lives of those who told them, but also into the modern character. These myths offer your students a unique context in which to examine their own emotions, strengths, and weaknesses as they learn about the ancient culture from which the stories arose.

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From Apollo to Zeus - including such well-known mythological figures as Pandora, Midas, Pygmalion, Daedalus and Icarus, and many more - these majestic and mysterious stories provide insight not only into the lives of those who told them, but also into the modern character. These myths offer your students a unique context in which to ex...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:295 pages, 8.9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:April 6, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078729076

ISBN - 13:9780078729072

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Table of Contents

Preface


The Greek World
The Value of Myths
Historical Background
Religious Background

I. In the Beginning


1. The Rule of Uranus
2. The Rule of Cronus
3. War Between the Titans and the Gods
4. The Rule of Zeus
5. Typhon

II. The Olympian Family


6. Metis and Athena
7. Themis and the Fates
Mnemosyne and the Muses
Eurynome and the Graces
8. Dione, Aphrodite, and Eros
9. Hera, Hephaestus, and Ares
10. Leto and Apollo
11. Leto and Artemis
12. Maia and Hermes
13. Demeter and Persephone
14. Semele and Dionysius
15. Nemesis

III. The World of Man


16. The Ages of Man
17. Prometheus
18. Pandora
19. Lycaon
The Flood
Dawn of the New Era
20. Arachne
21. Niobe
22. Erysichthon
23. Midas
24. Daedalus and Icarus
25. Phaëthon
26. Pygmalion
27. Narcissus and Echo
28. Orpheus and Eurydice
29. The Calydonian Boar Hunt
30. Atalanta

IV. The Heroes


31. Perseus
32. Bellerophon
33. Heracles
34. Theseus
35. Psyche and Eros
36. Jason

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