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Mythology

By: Hamilton, Edith

Price: $6.50

Publisher: 10/26/2013

Seller ID: 9780316341516

ISBN: 0316341517

Condition: USED


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 in its various available formats: hardcover, trade paperback, mass market paperback, and e-book. Mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman, and Norse myths and legends that are the keystone of Western culture - the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present. View more info

Spokesmen for God

By: Hamilton, Edith

Price: $2.00

Seller ID: N169

ISBN: N169

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Folktales of Hawai'i

By: HAwai'i, He Mau Ka'oa

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9780930897437

ISBN: 0930897439

Condition: USED


Mary Kawena Pukui stands alone in the history of Hawai'i for her unparalleled contributions to the preservation and revitalization of Hawaiian language and culture. This collection includes tales she first heard from her grandmother and mother when she was a child in Ka'u on the Big Island. Many of the folktales are presented both in Pukui's original Hawaiian and in English translation. View more info

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Over Nine Waves: A Book of Irish Legends

By: Heaney, Marie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: FABER & FABER:

Seller ID: 9780571175185

ISBN: 057117518X

Condition: USED


Journalist Marie Heaney skillfully revives the glory of ancient Irish storytelling in this comprehensive volume from the great pre-Christian sequences to the more recent tales of the three patron saints Patrick, Brigid, and Colmcille. View more info

Wisdom of the Serpent: Myths of Death, Rebirth, and Resurrection

By: Henderson, Joseph/Oakes, Maud

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: B001ERIYYC

ISBN: B001ERIYYC

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Seven Story Tower: A Mythic Journey Through Space and Time

By: Hoffman, Curtis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: BASIC BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780738205953

ISBN: 0738205958

Condition: USED


From the white stag to the green knight, The Seven Story Tower examines how myth colors our perception of history, nature, and ourselves. Organized around seven key myths-representing the Irish, Greek, Sumerian, Indonesian, Amazonian, and Inuit cultures, as well as the fantasy world of J. R. R. Tolkien-this book is the perfect intro-duction to the common themes found in world mythology. Curtiss Hoffman, a noted archaeologist and anthropologist, takes us beyond the entertaining stories and uses insights from cultural anthropology and analytical psychology to analyze the many common themes found... View more info

Middle Eastern Mythology

By: Hooke, S.H.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 6/1/2011

Seller ID: 546

ISBN: 546

Condition: USED


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Cow of No Color: Riddle Stories and Justice Tales from Around the World

By: Jaffe, Nina

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780805037364

ISBN: 0805037365

Condition: USED


In this outstanding multicultural collection from the authors of the prizewinning "While Standing on One Foot," readers must try to outsmart evil kings, answer questions from Death, even puzzle with angels over the justice of God. Every tale returns to the most basic question: What is fair? With tales from Africa, Asia, and Europe, from Irish, Jews, and Muslims, from American schools and courtrooms, "The Cow of No Color "is truly an international gathering. Ranging from tricks to watch for in playground games to big issues to ponder for a lifetime, here is a book with insights and challeng... View more info

Larousse World Mythology

By: Larousse

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780831754211

ISBN: 0831754214

Condition: USED


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Book of Dede Korkut

By: Lewis, Geoffrey (Trans.)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: 5/28/2016

Seller ID: 9780140442984

ISBN: 0140442987

Condition: USED


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European Folktale: Form and Nature (Folklore Studies in Translation)

By: Luthi, Max

Price: $8.00

Publisher: INDIANA UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780253203939

ISBN: 0253203937

Condition: USED


"Niles' excellent translation should bring Luthi's sensitive and articulate study the recognition it deserves among English readers." --Library JournalLuthi demonstrates how the folktale, by its very distance from reality, can play upon the most important themes of human existence. View more info

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King Arthur and His Knights

By: Malory, Thomas

Price: $4.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR: 2/9/2012

Seller ID: 0195019059

ISBN: 0195019059

Condition: USED


This thoroughly readable collection of Malory's famous stories of King Arthur includes the familiar legends, plots, exploits, and characters which have become part of the cultural tradition of the English-speaking world. View more info

Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative

By: Mason, Herbert

Price: $3.50

Publisher: 6/15/2015

Seller ID: 9780451627186

ISBN: 0451627180

Condition: USED


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Quest of the Holy Grail

By: Matarasso, P.M. (translator)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 11/13/2011

Seller ID: 9780140442205

ISBN: 0140442200

Condition: USED


Composed by an unknown author in early thirteenth-century France, The Quest of the Holy Grail is a fusion of Arthurian legend and Christian symbolism, reinterpreting ancient Celtic myth as a profound spiritual fable. It recounts the quest of the knights of Camelot - the simple Perceval, the thoughtful Bors, the rash Gawain, the weak Lancelot and the saintly Galahad - as they journey through danger and temptation to reach the elusive Holy Grail. But only one of them is judged worthy to see the mysteries within the sacred vessel, and look upon the ineffable. Enfused with tragic grandeur and an a... View more info

Genius Myth

By: Meade, Michael

Price: $14.00

Seller ID: 9780971601123

ISBN: 0971601127

Condition: USED


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Classical Mythology

By: Morford, Mark P.O.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 9/8/2010

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 0582285410

ISBN: 0582285410

Condition: USED


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Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali

By: Niane, D.T.

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 9780582264755D

ISBN: 9780582264755D

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Hero: Myth / Image / Symbol

By: Norman, Dorothy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 6/10/2016

Seller ID: 9780385267519

ISBN: 0385267517

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Classic Fairy Tales

By: Opie, Iona/Opie, Peter

Price: $4.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR: 8/16/2011

Seller ID: 0195202198

ISBN: 0195202198

Condition: USED


This volume contains twenty-four of the best known fairy tales in the English language, presented here in the exact words of their first English publication or of the earliest surviving text. Including "Sleeping Beauty," "Bluebeard," "Cinderella," "Thumbelina," and "Hansel and Gretel," as well as many others, this collection provides a historical introduction for each tale and a general Introduction which traces the history of fairy tales collected in Asia and Europe long before they appeared in English. View more info

Metamorphoses

By: Ovid/Melville, A.D.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 3/3/2017

Seller ID: 9780192816917D

ISBN: 9780192816917D

Condition: USED


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