. New York: Classics Club: 1944. A book recounting the adventures of Ulysses on his journey home from the Trojan Wars, A good source for a heroic figure, monsters, and gods relationships with mortals.
Heraclea: A Legend of Warrior Women
. New York: Four Winds Press, 1978. A myth with which the author takes great creative license.It is a book that discusses the warrior woman, Heraclea, and how she influenced the role of women. It is a story in contrast to Hercules.
The Poems of Hesiod
. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1983. The translations of Hesiod’s
Works and Days
. A good translation with the author’s comments and analysis at the end of each section. This is one of the earliest accounts of Gree mythology. A good source for the creation and lineage of the gods.
Garden City: Anchor Press, 1974. The epic poem describing the Trojan Wars.
Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes
. New York: Mentor, 1942. A basic reference book on Greek mythology.
Huck, Charlotte and Doris Kuhn.
Children’s Literature in the Elementary School
. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1968. A teacher textbook on children’s literature. The unit discussing
Traditional Literature: Theories of Myths, Fables, Epic Literature, and Myth
, would be a particularly good resource.
The Metamorphoses of Ovid
, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Limited, 1964. A good translation of Ovid’s work, In particular, the introduction by Innes will help the reader understand the work better.
The Voyage of Ulysses
, West Germany: Herder, 1965. A large picturebook recounting, in Art and photographs, the voyage of Ulysses, Actual selections from the Odyssey accompany the pictures.
A Handbook of Greek Mythology,
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1959. A basic reference tool for teachers teaching mythology.