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Myths: Tales of the Greek and Roman Gods

By: Lucia Impelluso

Price: $16.10

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: September 2008

Seller ID: 16525

ISBN: 0810971445

Condition: New


From the same series as Abrams' successful "Saints" and "Angels" comes "Myths," richly illustrated with representations of these celestial heralds from ancient murals and pottery to the paintings of Gustav Klimt and Odilon Redon. Author Lucia Impelluso has drawn from a variety of sources, including the plays of Euripides and Aeschylus, the epics of Homer and Virgil, Aesop's fables, Ovid's "Metamorphoses," Petrarch's sonnets, and the works of Pindar, Sophocles, Plutarch, Pliny the Elder, and Bocaccio. Beginning with the stories of Earth's creation and its early rulers, the Titans, Impelluso rec... View more info