A Journey Through Greek Mythology

Author(s): Monica Cyrino

Edition: 1

Copyright: 2008

Pages: 252


Details: Electronic Delivery EBOOK | 180 days |

A Journey Through Greek Mythology is a guidebook intended to accompany students in an introductory Greek mythology course. It serves as a practical and versatile introduction to the study of the major Greek gods and heroes and lays the groundwork for an exploration of the representation, interpretation, and influence of the classical Greek myths.

A Journey Through Greek Mythology:

  • Offers an opportunity for students to investigate how archetypal figures and narratives emerge in Greek mythology.
  • Encourages students to discover how the Greek myths continue to influence our contemporary culture today.
  • Introduces and explains key terms, motifs, and themes within each chapter topic.
  • Features a self-quiz, bibliographic sources, and example boxes in each chapter.



  1. Introduction: Understanding Myth
  2. Cosmogonies and Theogonies
  3. Upstarts: Prometheus and Pandora
  4. The Olympian Circle
  5. First Couple: Zeus and Hera
  6. Tough Guys: Poseidon, Ares, and Apollo
  7. Gods on the Edge: Hermes and Dionysis
  8. Blonde Ambition: Aphrodite
  9. Natural Women: Artemis, Demeter, and Persephone
  10. Grrrl Power: Athena and the Amazons
  11. Cinder-gods: Hestia and Hephaestus
  12. Tales of the Deep Blue Sea
  13. Acts of Hubris: Punishment Myths
  14. Feature and Creatures of the Underworld
  15. Dying and Rising Gods: Orpheus
  16. The Archetypal Hero
  17. Herakles
  18. Jason and the Argonauts
  19. The Trojan Saga
  20. A New Hero: Odysseus


Monica Cyrino

Related ISBN's: 9781465231321, 9780757589102




ISBN 9781465231321

Details Electronic Delivery EBOOK 180 days