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.
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Review: MythologyUser Review - John Ashline - Goodreads
A great selection of Greek and Roman mythology. Hamilton boils the stories down a bit, so you get a concise telling. The two (tiny) chapters on Norse myths seem to be almost an afterthought. I'd love to read more Norse mythology... Read full review
Review: MythologyUser Review - Alex - Goodreads
I actually am one of those people that really enjoy Greek Mythology. That's why I read this book; it was really long but (most of) it was enjoyable. I didn't like the Trojan War, or the Quest for the ... Read full review