Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Edith Hamilton books online. Mythology. Through the first quarter of the twentieth century she was the headmistress of the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore. Read 2 442 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The more that flame is covered up, the hotter it burns. Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present. Ingri d'Aulaire. Hardcover Sep 2017. Welcome back. Voting is open until April 15th. Mythology book. Share Tweet Share Pin Email. She received a master's degree from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania in 1894. Paperback. Homer. Refresh and try again. The following year, she and her sister Alice went to Germany and were the first women students at the universities of Munich and Leipzich. Welcome back. Her celebrated and bestselling books include In most cases, these center around specific heroes, individuals or families. Sign in to YouTube. Paperback. She's introduced all the characters well and the stories are picked from other translated works such as Iliad, Odyssey and the others. Error rating book. Edith Hamilton loved the ancient Western myths with a passion--and this classic compendium is her tribute. Toggle navigation ... Best Sellers Bookstores Most Popular Bookbag Rent Books Sell Books. Upon retiring, she began to write about the civilizations of the ancient world and soon gained world renown as a classicist. Edith Hamilton's Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes is a very basic, very popular and very good text for the introduction of Greek and Roman mythology. “Love cannot live where there is no trust.”, “It has always seemed strange to me that in our endless discussions about education so little stress is laid on the pleasure of becoming an educated person, the enormous interest it adds to life. Author: Hamilton, Edith. Mythology by Hamilton, Edith [Back Bay Books, 2013] (Paperback) [Paperback] Hamilton. This was the first book of mythology that I ever read and it is still the best. In stock : Usually ships in 48 hours. Paperback. It was impossible that these two whose hearts were on fire should be kept apart. Quantity . Mythology by: Edith Hamilton Audio book Christina Swanston; 23 videos; 74,925 views; Last updated on Aug 15, 2018; Share. Through the first quarter of the twentieth century she was the headmistress of the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore. This book explains the main concepts of the Greek and Norse mythologies, including their gods and how the world was made. Her celebrated and bestselling books include Edith Hamilton's Mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman, and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture--the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present. Read more. She was sixty-two years old when The … Refresh and try again. $24.62 D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths. It focuses mainly on Greek mythology, although there is a brief section on Norse mythology at the end. Edith Hamilton was born on August 12, 1867 in Dresden, Germany to American parents. This is the fifth of our advance polls through September (check your messages...I sent out a broadcast about this to all members). Read 54 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England. Edith Hamilton » Mythology; Home. See if your friends have read any of Edith Hamilton's books. This is the 75th Anniversary illustrated edition and it's a work of beauty. Edith Hamilton's Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes is a very basic, very popular and very good text for the introduction of Greek and Roman mythology. $10.75 The Iliad. Through the first quarter of the twentieth century she was the headmistress of the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore. See all books authored by Edith Hamilton, including Mythology, and The Greek Way, and more on ThriftBooks.com. Upon retiring, she began to write about the civilizations of the ancient world and soon gained world renown as a classicist. No Naked Ads -> Here! $16.29 By Edith Hamilton - Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes (7.2.1999) Edith Hamilton. 4.5 out of 5 stars 41. Loading... Save. It then summarizes some of the most important myths of each. "The tales of Greek mythology do not throw any clear light upon what early mankind was like," Hamilton explains in her introduction. LEARN MORE Summary. I loved every moment of this book. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. 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 … Feuilleter. September is non-fiction (open category) month. One point I had not remembered is that Ms. Hamilton’s Mythology includes areas on Roman as well as Norse tales; I had no passion in them when I was more youthful and also just middling rate of interest in them currently, however they’re a pleased find. Edith Hamilton loved the ancient Western myths with an obvious passion--and this classic compendium is her tribute. Hamilton's education continued at Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Connecticut and at Bryn Mawr College near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from which she graduated in 1894 with an M.A. Edith Hamilton – Mythology Audio Book Online. by Edith Hamilton, Aphrodite Trust, Apollo Trust, Chris Wormell (2,419) $9.99 The world-renowned classic that has enthralled and delighted millions of readers with its timeless tales of gods and heroes. Error rating book. 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,604. She attended Miss Porter's School in Connecticut until her father's business went bankrupt, at which point she and her sisters taught themselves. Witness to the Truth: Christ and His Interpreters, 25.7 (Ashley FL's Task - The Gods Must Be Crazy). To add more books, Three Greek Plays: Prometheus Bound/Agamemnon/The Trojan Women, Witness to the Truth: Christ and His Interpreters, Classical Mythology A to Z: An Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses, Heroes and Heroines, Nymphs, Spirits, Monsters, and Places, Everyday Life in Ancient Times: Highlights of the Beginnings of Western Civilization in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece and Rome, Three Greek Plays: Prometheus Bound, Agamemnon, the Trojan Women. Edith Hamilton (1868-1963) was born of American parents in Dresden, Germany, and grew up in Indiana. * Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present. Edith Hamilton was a German-American educator and author who was "recognized as the greatest woman Classicist". Looking for books by Edith Hamilton? degree. Instead, it opened my eyes to the beauty of the Golden Age of Greece and the gifts derived from that period to the generations that followed. This is a good book to read to get an idea of the various gods and goddesses in the Greek / Roman mythology. Edith Hamilton's Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes is a very basic, very popular and very good text for the introduction of Greek and Roman mythology. ", “Love, however, cannot be forbidden. Compare Prices. Edith Hamilton (1868-1963) was born of American parents in Dresden, Germany, and grew up in Indiana. Her "Mythology" tell the "Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes" of classical mythology and this volume, first written in 1942, is now a timeless classic itself. We follow the drama of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus. Also love can always find a way. ... A book on Mythology must draw from widely different sources. EDITH HAMILTON. Edith Hamilton's book Mythology is well written, concise and easy to follow. List Price: $29.99. The Roman Way book. Edith Hamilton (August 12, 1867 – May 31, 1963) was an American educator and internationally known author who was one of the most renowned classicists of her era in the United States. $37.99. English book. In 1895, she became the first woman to study at the University of Munich in Germany. Her father began teaching her Latin when she was seven years old and soon added Greek, French and German to her curriculum. 4.0 out of 5 stars 8. Click here for the lowest price. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Discount prices on books by Edith Hamilton, including titles like Mythology. This publication feeds the creativity and invites refresher course of the subject. I found this book to be as alive and vibrant as I remembered, but I'm thrilled to say that as an adult I appreciate it even more. Edith Hamilton (1868-1963) was born of American parents in Dresden, Germany, and grew up in Indiana. My review of Edith Hamilton's Mythology - Timeless Tales of God's and Heroes. To be able to be caught up into the world of thought—that is to be educated. (Pyramus and Thisbe)”. Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; delawarecountydistrictlibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English Home; Authors; Edith Hamilton; Books by Edith Hamilton. Fast-forward fifty years and I found myself curious to see if my old fascination and excitement about Greek mythology could be rekindled, and I once again I started slowly and tucked into Edith Hamilton's Mythology. It also explained the difference between the West and the East once and for all for me. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Upon retiring, she began to write about the civilizations of the ancient world and soon gained world renown as a classicist. MONSTERS, MORTALS, GODS, AND WARRIORSFor over fifty years readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting, and fascinating world of Western mythology. We meet the Greek gods on Olympus and Norse gods in Valhalla. Add to my wish list: In store availability. An introductory chapter on Norse mythology is also included. Edith Hamilton, an educator, writer and a historian, was born August 12, 1867 in Dresden, Germany, of American parents and grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.A. We follow the drama of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus. Hamilton, Edith, 1867-1963, Mythology Publisher New York : Spark Pub. I have to say, I'm disappointed I didn't discover Edith Hamilton sooner. I read Edith Hamilton's "The Greek Way" many years ago.I picked it up thinking it was the 70th manner in which to express love. 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