HjemGrupperSnakMereZeitgeist
Søg På Websted
På dette site bruger vi cookies til at levere vores ydelser, forbedre performance, til analyseformål, og (hvis brugeren ikke er logget ind) til reklamer. Ved at bruge LibraryThing anerkender du at have læst og forstået vores vilkår og betingelser inklusive vores politik for håndtering af brugeroplysninger. Din brug af dette site og dets ydelser er underlagt disse vilkår og betingelser.

Resultater fra Google Bøger

Klik på en miniature for at gå til Google Books

Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes…
Indlæser...

Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes (original 1942; udgave 2011)

af Edith Hamilton (Forfatter)

MedlemmerAnmeldelserPopularitetGennemsnitlig vurderingOmtaler
15,12888371 (3.94)128
Monsters, mortals, gods, and warriors: For over sixty years readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting, and fascinating world of Western mythology. From Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom, Edith Hamilton's classic collection not only retells these stories with brilliant clarity but shows us how the ancients saw their own place in the world and how their themes echo in our consciousness today. An essential part of every home library, Mythology is the definitive volume for anyone who wants to know the key dramas, the primary characters, the triumphs, failures, fears, and hopes first narrated thousands of years ago-and still spellbinding to this day.… (mere)
Medlem:Momof3lolli
Titel:Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes
Forfattere:Edith Hamilton (Forfatter)
Info:Grand Central Publishing (2011), Edition: Reprint, 512 pages
Samlinger:Dit bibliotek
Vurdering:
Nøgleord:Ingen

Værk information

Mythology af Edith Hamilton (1942)

  1. 70
    Greek Gods and Heroes af Robert Graves (kxlly)
  2. 40
    The Greek Myths: Complete Edition af Robert Graves (Anonym bruger)
  3. 20
    Penelopiaden : myten om Penelope og Odysseus af Margaret Atwood (sibyllacumaea)
  4. 10
    Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold af C. S. Lewis (sibyllacumaea)
  5. 21
    The Golden Bough af James George Frazer (infiniteletters)
  6. 10
    D'Aulaire's book of Greek myths af Ingri d'Aulaire (Anonym bruger)
  7. 00
    Fires af Marguerite Yourcenar (sibyllacumaea)
  8. 00
    The Norse Myths af Kevin Crossley-Holland (RickyHaas)
    RickyHaas: Both books center on mythology (obviously). The Norse Myths is more focused on a specific mythology. Whereas Mythology is a broader scope with a heavier focus on Greek/Roman Mythology.
  9. 00
    Classical Mythology af Elizabeth Vandiver (themulhern, themulhern)
    themulhern: One is a scholarly examination of classical mythology the other is, primarily, a scholarly retelling of classical mythology. Obvious compliments.
Indlæser...

Bliv medlem af LibraryThing for at finde ud af, om du vil kunne lide denne bog.

Der er ingen diskussionstråde på Snak om denne bog.

» Se også 128 omtaler

Engelsk (83)  Spansk (1)  Fransk (1)  Alle sprog (85)
Viser 1-5 af 85 (næste | vis alle)
Excellent source for reference! Also, this 75th Anniversary Edition is a beautifully crafted book from the dust cover, to the art to the fonts - it has been a joy to read! ( )
  s_carr | Feb 25, 2024 |
Before Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan, there was Edith Hamilton's version of the myths. This book was meant to be an introduction to the myths - of Roman, Greek, and Norse. This book was part of my high school English class. Required reading to be discussed and tested and I was happy to have this book.

This book was my first introduction to myths. I had not read anything about them in the past as I held no interest in them. They held no interest and certainly were not needed in the three years of high school. This book was placed in my hands during one-afternoon class and told that this would be the subject for the next six weeks.

You know from previous entries that I do not play well when I am told that I have to read a book and that has always held true even in high school. In high school, I fell in love with not only history but with the mythology of all cultures and religions. This book was meant to be an introduction to these worlds, a reference, and short stories packaged nicely into a book.

This is the book that introduced me to one of my favorite myths - Hades and Persephone.

This book has since opened doors to other more detailed books on myths and their stories. Because of this book, I am thankful for it. I am thankful that I did not write this book off as something forced but something to enjoy. I will keep coming back to this book each time I want just a little nostalgia. ( )
  Revengelyne | Apr 29, 2023 |
Scholarly in a way that most retellings of the Greek, Roman, and Norse myths are not. A discussion of the originals of many of the stories, with commentary. Quotations from translations of the poets. A discussion of the purpose and meaning of the myths and what place they have in our cultural heritage.

The illustrations by Steele Savage seem rather arbitrarily chosen. I found the color illustrations by Jim Tierney in the 25th anniversary edition unappealing, but the decorations were fine and the book itself is pleasantly bulky. Both editions have quite a few family trees. ( )
  themulhern | Nov 12, 2022 |
A refresher in the Greek and Roman gods, in preparation for reading some classic literature later in the year. ( )
  mattorsara | Aug 11, 2022 |
I read this as a child and was instantly fascinated and taken away by it. Since then I have read much more and heavier books on the subject. None of them take away from Hamilton's. This is a good read that will point you in the direction of similar subject matter. What makes this volume nice is the lesser known stories that take Mythology out of the box. ( )
  JHemlock | May 3, 2022 |
Viser 1-5 af 85 (næste | vis alle)
ingen anmeldelser | tilføj en anmeldelse

» Tilføj andre forfattere (3 mulige)

Forfatter navnRolleHvilken slags forfatterVærk?Status
Edith Hamiltonprimær forfatteralle udgaverberegnet
Beughem, Abeth deOversættermedforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Conejero Ciriza, ValentínOversættermedforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Foltzer, ChristineOmslagsfotograf/tegner/...medforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Hajilton, Ruthmedforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Kaalep, Ainmedforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Liebl, ElisabethOversættermedforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Martinez, JohnOmslagsfotograf/tegner/...medforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
McClain, RachelOmslagsdesignermedforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Pinheiro, Maria LuisaOversættermedforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Savage, SteeleIllustratormedforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Tierney, JimArtistmedforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Tiidus, HardiTÕlkija.medforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Toren, SuzanneFortællermedforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Wormell, ChrisIllustratormedforfatternogle udgaverbekræftet
Du bliver nødt til at logge ind for at redigere data i Almen Viden.
For mere hjælp se Almen Viden hjælpesiden.
Kanonisk titel
Originaltitel
Alternative titler
Oprindelig udgivelsesdato
Personer/Figurer
Oplysninger fra den engelske Almen Viden Redigér teksten, så den bliver dansk.
Vigtige steder
Oplysninger fra den engelske Almen Viden Redigér teksten, så den bliver dansk.
Vigtige begivenheder
Oplysninger fra den engelske Almen Viden Redigér teksten, så den bliver dansk.
Beslægtede film
Indskrift
Oplysninger fra den engelske Almen Viden Redigér teksten, så den bliver dansk.
Of old the Hellenic race was marked off from the barbarian as more keen-witted and more free from nonsense
— Herodotus I
Tilegnelse
Første ord
Oplysninger fra den engelske Almen Viden Redigér teksten, så den bliver dansk.
Greek and Roman mythology is quite generally supposed to show us how the human race thought and felt untold ages ago.
Citater
Sidste ord
Oplysninger fra den engelske Almen Viden Redigér teksten, så den bliver dansk.
(Klik for at vise Advarsel: Kan indeholde afsløringer.)
Oplysning om flertydighed
Forlagets redaktører
Bagsidecitater
Originalsprog
Canonical DDC/MDS
Canonical LCC
Monsters, mortals, gods, and warriors: For over sixty years readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting, and fascinating world of Western mythology. From Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom, Edith Hamilton's classic collection not only retells these stories with brilliant clarity but shows us how the ancients saw their own place in the world and how their themes echo in our consciousness today. An essential part of every home library, Mythology is the definitive volume for anyone who wants to know the key dramas, the primary characters, the triumphs, failures, fears, and hopes first narrated thousands of years ago-and still spellbinding to this day.

Ingen biblioteksbeskrivelser fundet.

Beskrivelse af bogen
Haiku-resume

Aktuelle diskussioner

Ingen

Populære omslag

Quick Links

Vurdering

Gennemsnit: (3.94)
0.5
1 18
1.5 5
2 71
2.5 17
3 313
3.5 64
4 605
4.5 42
5 461

Er det dig?

Bliv LibraryThing-forfatter.

 

Om | Kontakt | LibraryThing.com | Brugerbetingelser/Håndtering af brugeroplysninger | Hjælp/FAQs | Blog | Butik | APIs | TinyCat | Efterladte biblioteker | Tidlige Anmeldere | Almen Viden | 208,791,352 bøger! | Topbjælke: Altid synlig