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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...

  • Jesus and the Lost Goddessby Timothy Freke; Peter Gandy

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 16.00

    Why Were the Teachings of the Original Christians Brutally Suppressed by the Roman Church? ? Because they portray Jesus and Mary Magdalene as mythic figures based on the Pagan Godman and Goddess ? Because they show that the gospel story is a spiritual allegory encapsulating a profound philosophy that leads to mythical enlightenment ? Because they... more...

  • Enemy of Godby Bernard Cornwell

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 12.78

    The continuing story of Arthur, the second in a trilogy which began with THE WINTER KING. The novels bring Arthur and his world to vivid life. A man battling for his vision of the future in a brutal age, dragged down by suspicions and magics of the past, surrounded by intrigue, dependent on his skill at war and genius for leadership. more...

  • Aeneid Book VIby Seamus Heaney

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 15.99

    In a momentous publication, Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of the Aeneid , Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, follows the hero, Aeneas, on his descent into the underworld. In Stepping Stones , a book of interviews conducted by Dennis O'Driscoll, Heaney acknowledged the importance of the poem to his writing, noting... more...

  • Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasiesby Moss Roberts

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95

    This fresh and elegant translation of one hundred tales from twenty-five centuries of Chinese literature opens up a magical world far from our customary haunts. Illustrated with woodcuts. With black-and-white drawings throughout Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library more...

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the Kingby J. R. R. Tolkien

    HarperCollins Publishers 2009; US$ 52.76

    All three parts of the epic masterpiece The Lord of the Rings ? The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers & The Return of the King ? available as one download, featuring the definitive edition of the text, hyperlinked footnotes and page references, and 3 maps including a detailed map of Middle-earth. more...

  • Odysseyby Homer; Alexander Pope

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99

    Widely regarded as one of the finest works of literature in the Western canon, Homer's Odyssey is a masterpiece of classical epic poetry. The tale follows the travels of the Greek hero Odysseus as he strives to return to his homeland after waging battle in the Trojan War. Long presumed dead after a 20-year absence, Odysseus finally returns to his... more...

  • The Golden Age of Folk and Fairy Talesby Jack Zipes

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 21.95

    In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, attitudes toward history and national identity fostered a romantic rediscovery of folk and fairy tales. This is the period of the Golden Age of folk and fairy tales, when European folklorists sought to understand and redefine the present through the common tales of the past, and long neglected stories became... 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...

  • Bad Girls of the Bibleby Liz Curtis Higgs

    The Crown Publishing Group 2004; US$ 15.99

    ?Popular storyteller Higgs takes a look at the vamps and tramps of the Bible, searching for the lessons these wicked women have to teach. Higgs retells these biblical stories with rollicking humor and deep insight as she teaches about the nature of sin and goodness.? ? Publishers Weekly   Ten of the Bible?s best-known femmes fatales parade across... more...