Understand Greek Mythology

Book Details

Author  Steve Eddy
Publisher  Teach Yourself
Publication Date   May 25, 2012
ISBN  1444163469
Pages  176

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Ancient Greek myths shaped and were shaped by one of the most important culture in the history of the world. Even today, stories such as Oedipus, Narcissus, Odysseus and the Golden Fleece reverberate through our popular culture.

This is the ideal introduction to Greek myth. The opening chapter is a detailed background to Greek culture and mythology. From then on , the book explores thirteen well-known Greek myths, retelling them in modern English, and teasing out their meanings and cultural significance.

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