By Jove!: brush up your mythology

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HarperCollinsPublishers, Sep 1, 1992 - Literary Criticism - 237 pages
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From the author of Brush Up Your Shakespeare! and It's Greek to Me!, a third book in the successful Brush Up series that is a fun and imformative review of classical mythology. Macrone recounts classical myths and catalogs the characters/places which have lent their names and stories to our language. Illustrated end papers; index. 40 line drawings.

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User Review  - melydia - LibraryThing

Oddly enough, this book appears to have been originally titled "By Jove!", which would have been far more fitting. Though you will learn (or relearn) a number of famous tales, the purpose of this book ... Read full review

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User Review  - mwhel - LibraryThing

We encounter vague references to the ancient Greek and Roman gods in so many common expressions today. Most of us are only dimly aware of the origin of these references. What a fun and light read this ... Read full review

Contents

Lesser Gods Demigods and Nymphs
47
Heroes Heroines and Antiheroes
91
Beasts Monsters and Demons
141
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