The characters and stories of the numerous gods as they appear in ancient writings are explored in this book of ancient mythology. Through the myths and stories, readers are invited to speculate about how people who lived thousands of years ago perceived the world around them.
Myths are presented from the principal ancient cultures that affected the lives of Western people, including Sumeria, Mesopotamia, Persia, ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, and ancient Rome.
This book shows how the mythology of the classical world played an essential role in molding the face and nature of the Western world.
Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Astrolog Publishing House (September 1, 2004) Language: English ISBN-10: 9654941880 ISBN-13: 978-9654941884 Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces