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  • Ilex Press
  • Ilex Press

Ancient World, Ancient religions & mythologies, Ancient Greek religion & mythology, Folklore, myths & legends

A beautifully illustrated handbook to the ancient Greek gods and goddesses.

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'I love Caroline Lawrence and so should you.' Natalie Haynes

'Huge fun!' Tom Holland

'Gorgeous illustrations bring the whole pantheon to life.' Emily Wilson

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EXPLORE THE MYTHICAL PAST, MEET THE ANCIENT GREEK GODS AND GODDESSES AND DISCOVER WHY THEIR STORIES ARE STILL SO ENTHRALLING TODAY...

Have you ever wondered what the Eleusinian Mysteries were? Unsure whether Aphrodite ends up with Hephaestus or with Ares? Want to know how to identify each of the nine Muses?

Whether you're already well versed in the lore, or are discovering these tales for the first time, this handbook is your ultimate companion to the characters from Greek myth. Informed by sources ranging from Homer and Hesiod's poetry to Athenian drama, and from 5th century BCE Greek vases to Roman statues, bestselling author and classicist Caroline Lawrence provides insightful profiles for each god, demigod, hero and monster. Learn the origin stories and best-known myths of each deity, as well as their attributes and how to identify them in art.

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Caroline Lawrence

Caroline Lawrence is American. She lives with her husband by the river in London and is active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals. She took part in the British Museum's POMPEII LIVE event, giving talks that were streamed to schools all over the UK, and she is the winner of the 2009 CLASSICS ASSOCIATION PRIZE for 'a significant contribution to the public understanding of Classics'. In addition to the 17 novels in the ROMAN MYSTERIES sequence, Caroline Lawrence has written five spin-off titles, all of which have contributed to total UK sales in excess of 1 million copies.

Visit Caroline's website at www.carolinelawrence.com and follow her on Twitter @CarolineLawrenc.

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