30-second mythology : the 50 most important classical myths, monsters, heroes & gods, each explained in half a minute / editor, Robert A. Segal ; contributors, Viv Croot [and six others] ; illustrations, Ivan Hissey.
Publication year: 2017
Publisher: London : Ivy Press,
ISBN: 9781782405160 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2014.
'30-Second Mythology' offers the shortest path to a world of gods and monsters. So much modern culture traces its origins back to Greek and Roman mythology. The stories provide wonderful references to make your conversation more heroic and raise your imagination closer to the gods. Sail through these fifty 30-second legends to discover what Hercules did to deserve his twelve labours, why Odysseus took ten years to travel 500 miles, and how Narcissus found the love of his life. The perfect reference book for creative writers, it covers gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters, story locations and the great storytellers.
160 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 20 cm
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