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The Resource Gods, demigods and demons : an encyclopedia of Greek mythology, Bernard Evslin, (electronic resource)

Gods, demigods and demons : an encyclopedia of Greek mythology, Bernard Evslin, (electronic resource)

Label
Gods, demigods and demons : an encyclopedia of Greek mythology
Title
Gods, demigods and demons
Title remainder
an encyclopedia of Greek mythology
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Evslin
Title variation
Gods, demigods & demons
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Gods, Demigods and Demons' is a concise, yet wide-ranging encyclopedia of Greek mythology that promises hours of delight for the classics enthusiast. Names, places and events are described in exciting, briefly-told tales of the gods of the Olympian pantheon. Here too are the demigods, demons, heroes, and many of the great cycles, fables and nature myths. The entries are well-balanced, readable and informative. They evoke the majesty, as well as the all-too-human foibles, of the Greek deities and their acolytes. At the same time, they bring the colourful world of Greek myth to life without providing more detail than is required for maximum enjoyment of the stories. Whether they find themselves caught up by the single combat of Hector and Achilles before the looming walls of Troy; or find themselves transported, like Odysseus, by the haunting and deadly song of the Sirens; or are thrilled by the quest of Jason and his Argonauts for the fabled Golden Fleece - fans of ancient history will find countless tales here to appreciate and return to again and again. 'Gods, Demigods and Demons' is both a helpful guide and a treasure-trove of pleasurable reading. It will be an indispensable companion to the ancient Greeks' religion and the gods that they worshipped
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
292.211
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL783
LC item number
.E97 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Gods, demigods and demons : an encyclopedia of Greek mythology, Bernard Evslin, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Originally published in 1975
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unknown
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781453264386
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • 1040600
  • (OCoLC)ocm825114087
  • 4583-34960
  • (OCoLC)825114087
  • (OCoLC)ocn825114087
  • 1040600
Label
Gods, demigods and demons : an encyclopedia of Greek mythology, Bernard Evslin, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1975
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781453264386
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cce8e429-1781-431d-bb7f-d78e9110816b
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 1040600
  • (OCoLC)ocm825114087
  • 4583-34960
  • (OCoLC)825114087
  • (OCoLC)ocn825114087
  • 1040600

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