The Original Dysfunctional Family

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Author  Rose Williams
Publisher  Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
Publication Date   June 1, 2008
ISBN  0865166900
Pages  104

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Rose Williams' The Original Dysfunctional Family: Basic Classical Mythology for the New Millennium presents the key stories of the twelve Olympians as well as those of Ceres and Bacchus.

*genealogical chart of the Olympian family and their offspring
*chronological narrative
*the Greek version of each Olympian is presented first, followed by the Roman adaptation
*glossary of Latin and special terms used in text
*illustrations

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