Words from the Myths
. New York: Signet, New American Library, 1969. A small, short book which explains haw the some of the words and expressions that we use today originated in the Greek myths.
Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths
. New York: Bantam, Four Winds Press, 1981. A lively retelling of the Greek myths. Recommended for all high school age students, particularly ninth and tenth graders.
Myths of the Greeks and the Romans
. New York: Mentor, New American Library, 1962. A book, written by a classical scholar, which traces Roman and Greek myth back to its ancient origins in historical fact or religious myth. Makes use of the theories of anthropologists, historians, psychoanalysts, and modern artists and writers.
The Adventures of Ulysses
. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1970. A book which uses photographs of Odysseus’s probable landing places, pictures of piecesofsculpture, paintings, vasepaintings taken in various museums, and some of the text of the poem, in an attempt to recreate the voyage of Odysseus.
Classical Mythology in Literature, Art, and Music
. Waltham, Massachusetts: Xerox College Publishing, 1971. Designed to appeal to students of literature, art, and music. Explications of the classical myths and how they influenced later literature, art, and music.
Rose, H. J.
, A Handbook of Greek Mythology
. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1959. A handbook, written by a scholar and a teacher of Classics, in which the myths are accurately retold in large print. Obscure, late, or local stories told in smaller print. Notes for further research at the end of each chapter.