Edith Hamilton

Edith Hamilton was an American educator and author who was recognized as the greatest woman classicist. She is best known for her works on ancient Greek and Roman civilizations, including 'The Greek Way' and 'Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes.'


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  1. 1. Mythology

    This book is a comprehensive guide to ancient Greek, Roman, and Norse mythologies, providing detailed accounts of various gods, goddesses, heroes, and other mythological creatures. It includes well-known stories like the Odyssey and the Iliad, along with lesser-known tales, and analyzes their significance in the cultures they originated from. The book also delves into the origins of these myths and their influence on later civilizations, offering readers a deep understanding of ancient cultures and their belief systems.

    The 688th Greatest Book of All Time