♥ Book Title : Gods, Demigods and Demons
☯ Full Synopsis : "'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."Article| Bernard Evslin| Statement ..."
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♥ Book Title : Gods, Demigods and Demons
☯ Full Synopsis : "This handy encyclopedia of Greek mythology offers an abundance of fascinating information. Names, places and events from the legends of ancient Greece are presented in these exciting tales. Contains more than 540 alphabetical entries and a key to pronunciation."Article| Bernard Evslin| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : An encyclopaedia of Hindu deities, demi-gods, godlings, demons, and heroes
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♥ Book Title : Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses
☯ Full Synopsis : "Presents brief entries describing the gods and goddesses from the mythology and religion of a wide variety of cultures throughout history."Article| Michael Jordan| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Curse of the Sphinx
☯ Full Synopsis : "An Ancient Curse. An Immortal Monster. A Forbidden Love. Seventeen year-old Hope Nicholas has spent her entire life on the run. With her mom, she's traveled from town to town, barely staying long enough to meet anyone, let alone make friends. If she wants to stay alive, she'll have to keep it that way. When her mother is murdered, Hope is left orphaned and alone. Is this the fulfillment of Apollo's curse? Is Hope, too, being hunted? Hope flees again, staying hidden now more important than ever. But learning to navigate mean girls, demigods, and shadow-monsters from the Underworld is nothing compared to enigmatic and persistent new-boy, Athan Michael. In a modern world still ruled by the Greek Gods, being a monster is more than a curse. It is a death sentence."Article| Raye Wagner| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Gods, Demons and Others
☯ Full Synopsis : ""Assuming the character of a wise village storyteller, R K Narayan sits in the cool of an imaginary evening to recount the tales of the centuries.Taken from the Mahabharata, the Ramayana and other Indian epics, the gods and demons, saints and sinners assume their symbolic and philosophical roles without ever losing their human characteristics. It is a measure of the author's achievement that he so subtly imbues them with his own distinctive wit and vision.This book is illustrated throughout by Narayan's brother R K Laxman, with woodcuts based on temple carvings.""Article| R. K. Narayan| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Greek Gods
☯ Full Synopsis : "Brief, simplified tales introduce youngsters to the gods and goddesses of ancient Greek mythology."Article| Bernard Evslin| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
☯ Full Synopsis : "The Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible (DDD) is the single major reference work on the gods, angels, demons, spirits, and semidivine heroes whose names occur in the biblical books. Book jacket."Article| Karel van der Toorn| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Encyclopedia of Gods
☯ Full Synopsis : "Throughout history, questions of life and death, famine and bounty, good and bad luck have puzzled people the world over, and they have attempted to solve mysteries and allay fears in the same way - through the worship of gods. Arranged alphabetically from A-a, the sun goddess of Mesopotamia, to Zurvan, the Persian god of fate, Encyclopedia of Gods is the most broadly based work of reference yet produced on gods from all over the world. Giving equal emphasis to ancient mythology and contemporary religions, the entries explain the culture of origin and the role of each god or goddess, while longer essays give details of artistic and literary references, known dates of worship and legends associated with the more important deities."Article| Michael Jordan| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths
☯ Full Synopsis : "The bestselling compendium of ancient Greece’s timeless tales and towering figures of mythology from a classics expert. The world of Greek mythology contains some of the most exciting and imaginative stories ever told. In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous tales and the eternal themes they so beautifully express. In this accessible overview, you’ll get to know the iconic gods, heroes, and tragic figures: Zeus, the all-powerful king of the gods; Hera, his cunning and jealous wife; King Midas, whose touch could turn anything into gold; the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his own creation; and many more. With each story, Evslin brings new life to these legendary characters and the magical world they inhabit. Translated into multiple languages, and with more than ten million copies sold, this invaluable resource has become a classic in itself."Article| Bernard Evslin| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Upon a Burning Throne
☯ Full Synopsis : "First of a new epic fantasy series inspired by an ancient Sanskrit epic and Indian mythology, Upon a Burning Throne evokes the expansive world-building and complex twists of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire, N.K. Jemisin's Inheritance trilogy, and Ken Liu's The Dandelion Dynasty series."Article| Ashok Banker| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Demigods of Olympus
☯ Full Synopsis : "Your quest begins! Use your demigod skills in this interactive and customizable adventure story written by New York Times #1 bestselling author Rick Riordan. Combining four short stories, The Two-Headed Guidance Counselor, The Library of Deadly Weapons, My Demon Satyr Tea Party, and My Personal Zombie Apocalypse, your choices will have consequences in this first interactive demigod adventure."Article| Rick Riordan| Statement ..."