Celtic Myths: the illustrated book
In the heart of the Emerald Island, cloaked under a veil of fog, we can hear the Fairy Folk singing enchanting tales. The echoes of this melody reach us, showing magical clearings and ancestral stone circles, arcane keepers of ancient stories. Alberto Orso's illustrations and Mila Fois' tales intertwine, creating the typical Celtic knots that frame the pages of the manuscripts that preserved the stories of heroes and gods through the centuries.
DAUGHTER OF SPARTA
Seventeen-year-old Daphne has spent her entire life honing her body and mind into that of a warrior, hoping to be accepted by the unyielding people of ancient Sparta. But an unexpected encounter with the goddess Artemis-who holds Daphne's brother's fate in her hands-upends the life she's worked so hard to build.
Don't Know Much About(r) Mythology
In this fascinating installment of the New York Times bestselling Don’t Know Much About® series, Kenneth C. Davis explores the great myths of the world and their implications for art, science, religion and culture throughout history.
Ithaca: The exquisite, gripping tale that breathes life into ancient myth
This is the story of Penelope of Ithaca, famed wife of Odysseus, as it has never been told before. Beyond Ithaca's shores, the whims of gods dictate the wars of men. But on the isle, it is the choices of the abandoned women - and their goddesses - that will change the course of the world.
Mythology Timeless Tales of Gods & Heroe
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.
The Greek Myths : The Complete and Definitive Edition
'Icarus disobeyed his father's instructions and began soaring towards the sun, rejoiced by the lift of his great sweeping wings. Presently, when Daedalus looked over his shoulder, he could no longer see Icarus; but scattered feathers floated on the waves below...'
The Immortals of Meluha
1900 BC. In what modern Indians mistakenly call the Indus Valley Civilisation.
The inhabitants of that period called it the land of Meluha ? a near perfect empire created many centuries earlier by Lord Ram, one of the greatest monarchs that ever lived.
The Meaning of Myth
What is myth, and why does it have such a hold on the human mind? How does myth relate to near forms such as legend and fairy tale, and to other modes of understanding such as religion and science? What is a hero, what is a monster, and what function does magic serve?
alevala: The Epic of the Finnish People
Sharing its title with the poetic name for Finland - 'the land of heroes' - Kalevala is the soaring epic poem of its people, a work rich in magic and myth which tells the story of a nation through the ages from the dawn of creation. Sung by rural Finns since prehistoric times, and formally compiled by Elias Lönnrot in the nineteenth century