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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AliceAnna - LibraryThing
More of a textbook than anything. She managed to make some wonderful tales dry and boring. Good as resource material, but very dry, academic reading. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Paulagraph - LibraryThing
I found Hamilton's Mythology adequate if not inspiring as a read rather than a reference text. (It has been on my bookshelf for many years) I will still use it to look up mythological references that ... Read full review