The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Mythology

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Penguin, Jul 1, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 432 pages
You're no idiot, of course. You can find Greece on a map, know that Kevin Sorbo stars as Hercules on TV, and have heard of Freud's Oedipus theory. But when it comes to classical mythology, you feel like you've been foiled by the gods. Don't curse Zeus yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Classical Mythology has all you need for a working knowledge of the timeless world of Greek and Roman myths.

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Part1 The Beginning ofAll Things
O Brave New World
Mama Laid an
Quest for Fire
The Least You Need to Know
Chapter8 Friends Fairies and Fairy Tale
Giants Ogres and Monsters
The Least You Need to Know
Part3 Everyone Needs a Hero
A Family Reunion
What the Hell? Adventures in
The Labors of Heracles
The Labors of Heracles

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All Greeks to
The Greek Gods
Clash of the Titans
The Brothers of Zeus
Love and Death
Jason Medea
In Search of Adventure
The Aftermath of Tragedy

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