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Mythology (75th Anniversary Illustrated Edition): Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes

Mythology (75th Anniversary Illustrated Edition): Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes

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This 75th anniversary edition of a classic bestseller is stunningly illustrated and designed to enchant fans of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology at all ages.

Since its original publication by Little, Brown and Company in 1942, Edith Hamilton's Mythology has sold millions of copies throughout the world and established itself as a perennial bestseller.

For more than seven decades readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the enchanting world of mythology -- from Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom. This deluxe, hardcover edition is fully-illustrated throughout with all-new, specially commissioned art, making it a true collector's item.

Author: Edith Hamilton
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Published: 09/26/2017
Pages: 384
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 3.14lbs
Size: 9.30h x 7.40w x 1.70d
ISBN: 9780316438520

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 8.2
Point Value: 20
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 8663 / Mythology


Review Citation(s):
Shelf Awareness 11/21/2017

About the Author
Edith Hamilton (1868-1963) was born of American parents in Dresden, Germany, and grew up in Indiana. Through the first quarter of the twentieth century she was the headmistress of the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore. Upon retiring, she began to write about the civilizations of the ancient world and soon gained world renown as a classicist. Her celebrated and bestselling books include Mythology, The Greek Way, The Roman Way, and The Echo of Greece. She regarded as the high point of her life a 1957 ceremony in which King Paul of Greece named her an honorary citizen of Athens.

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