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  • Greek Mythology for Teensby Zachary Hamby

    Sourcebooks 2011; US$ 19.95

    "Greek Mythology for Teens" takes classical mythology to a new level by relating ancient stories to the culture, history, art, and literature of today. The book uses the innovative approach of reader's theater to teach mythology to teens, asking them to act out the stories and become engaged in a common learning experience. By looking at topics instrumental... more...

  • Science of the Magicalby Matt Kaplan

    Scribner 2015; US$ 26.00 US$ 17.99

    From the author of The Science of Monsters, this engaging scientific inquiry provides a definitive look into the elements of mystical places and magical objects?from the philosopher?s stone, to love potions to the oracles?from ancient history, mythology, and contemporary culture. Can migrations of birds foretell our future? Do phases of the moon... more...

  • The Prophecies of Nostradamusby Nostradamus 2010; US$ 3.99

    In The Prophecies he compiled his collection of major, long-term predictions. The first installment was published in 1555. The second, with 289 further prophetic verses, was printed in 1557. The third edition, with three hundred new quatrains, was reportedly printed in 1558, but now only survives as part of the omnibus edition that was published after... more...

  • Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Mythsby Bernard Evslin

    Open Road Media Teen & Tween 2012; US$ 6.99

    The classic bestseller is now available for the first time as an ebook With an incredible understanding of the nuances of classic mythology, Bernard Evslin brilliantly recounts the most compelling stories of heroes and monsters, light and dark, good and evil. Get to know the iconic gods, heroes, and tragic figures: Zeus, the all-powerful father... more...

  • Laviniaby Ursula K. LeGuin

    Orion 2010; Not Available

    An exceptional combination of history and mythology - 'an intriguing, luxuriously realised novel' FINANCIAL TIMES 'Like Spartan Helen, I caused a war. She caused hers by letting men who wanted her take her. I caused mine because I wouldn't be given, wouldn't be taken, but chose my man and my fate. The man was famous, the fate obscure; not a bad... more...

  • The Golem and the Jinniby Helene Wecker

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99

    ?In The Golem and the Jinni, a chance meeting between mythical beings takes readers on a dazzling journey through cultures in turn-of-the-century New York. Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life to by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic and dies at sea on the voyage from Poland. Chava is unmoored and adrift... more...

  • The Hobbitby J.R.R. Tolkien

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 13.95

    "In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit." So begins one of the most beloved and delightful tales in the English language. Set in the imaginary world of Middle-earth, at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale, The Hobbit is one of literature's most enduring and well-loved novels. more...

  • Great Tales from English Historyby Robert Lacey

    Little, Brown and Company 2004; US$ 9.99

    With insight, humor and fascinating detail, Lacey brings brilliantly to life the stories that made England--from Ethelred the Unready to Richard the Lionheart, the Venerable Bede to Piers the Ploughman. more...

  • Helen of Troyby Bettany Hughes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.95

    For 3,000 years, the woman known as Helen of Troy has been both the ideal symbol of beauty and a reminder of the terrible power beauty can wield.In her search for the identity behind this mythic figure, acclaimed historian Bettany Hughes uses Homer?s account of Helen?s life to frame her own investigation. Tracing the cultural impact that Helen has... more...

  • Anthology of Classical Mythby Stephen M. Trzaskoma; R. Scott Smith; Stephen Brunet; Thomas G. Palaima

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 18.95

    This volume is designed as a companion to the standard undergraduate mythology textbooks or, when assigned alongside the central Greek and Roman works, as a source-based alternative to those textbooks. In addition to the complete texts of the Homeric Hymns and Hesiod's Theogony , this collection provides generous selections from over 50 texts... more...