James Weigel Mythology (Cliffs Notes)

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Mythology (Cliffs Notes)

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

In CliffsNotes on Mythology, you'll review the myths from seven different cultures and gain an overview of the stories that people have lived by from ancient times to the present. The gods and their stories depict life's lessons and personal relationships and present a moral code of human conduct. These stories are also a map to understanding history.

This CliffsNotes guide covers Egyptian, Babylonian, Indian, Greek, Roman, and Norse mythologies, as well as the Arthurian legends. Features that help you figure out these important works include

  • An introduction to mythology
  • The main gods of various cultures
  • Review questions
  • Recommended readings
  • Genealogical tables of major gods

Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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