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Classical Mythology

Captivating Stories of Greek and Roman Gods, Heroes, and Mythological Creatures
Narrated by: Dryw McArthur
Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
Categories: History, Ancient
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Explore captivating stories of Greek and Roman gods, goddesses, and monsters in this ultimate guide to classical mythology. 

This audiobook includes two captivating manuscripts: 

  • Greek Mythology: Captivating Greek Myths of Greek Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Heroes
  • Roman Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Roman Gods, Goddesses, and Mythological Creatures

In addition to explaining how creation itself began, myths in many cultures have the function of “just-so” stories, explaining various other important things - the invention of fire, why we have weather, and the names of plants and birds, for example. Greek and Roman mythology is no different: enfolded in grand stories of gods and heroes are some of the ways the ancient Greeks and Romans understood many of the more common aspects of their world.  

Although the gods and goddesses were powerful, immortal beings, they were in many ways still very like the humans who worshiped them and created these tales. The gods and goddesses are stricken with jealousy; they fall in love; and they get angry when they feel slighted and bestow gifts when they are honored. Likewise, the heroes are larger than life: They’re stronger, faster, and more skilled than ordinary mortals, but they are still subject to pain, illness, and death.  

Within this audiobook, you'll find the following myths and topics covered: 

  • The creation of the Titans
  • The birth of the Olympians and the downfall of the Titans
  • Prometheus and Epimetheus
  • The birth of the Muses
  • The Olympian gods and goddesses
  • Hera, queen of the gods
  • Hermes, trickster and messenger of the Gods
  • Gray-eyed Athena, goddess of wisdom and strategy
  • Hephaestus, god of fire and smithcraft
  • Artemis, virgin goddess of the hunt
  • Apollo, god of music and healing
  • Dionysus, god of wine and ritual madness
  • Ares, god of war, and Aphrodite, goddess of love
  • The story of Demeter and Persephone
  • Demigods, heroes, and monsters
  • The story of Perseus
  • Heracles
  • Theseus and the minotaur
  • The Trojan connection
  • What history and an analysis of myth tell us
  • Founding of Rome
  • Purely Roman gods
  • The creatures of Roman mythology
  • Borrowings from Etruria
  • Influence of the Greek pantheon
  • Greek creatures adopted by the Romans
  • Roman conquests of the Celts
  • Truth behind the Roman gods
  • And more

 Download the audiobook now and learn more about classical mythology.

©2018 Matt Clayton (P)2018 Matt Clayton

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Easy to understand

Diverse and entertaining, informative, and easy to listen to. I would recommend it to anyone who wishes to study the subject.There narration was great, the stories interesting, and the speakers learned

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Beautiful book, wonderful writer

This is a great book for anyone who is interested in mythology. The information is nicely laid out and easy to follow. I like how the different gods were described and what makes them special and unique.

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well written book

This book will help you open your mind about the Greek Mythology. You will be able to know more about the Greek Gods, Goddesses , heroes and many more. The book was written in a very simple way so even students can easily understand.

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Satisfied a lot!

This book has lots of gods and goddesses of Greek mythology as well as heroes and monsters from different bloodlines and family trees of both Olympian and titan gods. The author also included different stories and tales of different gods and heroes inside the book. Very much appreciated and fun to read as well as entertaining.

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Matt's books .. Can't be put down

For those inspired by Greek Mythology, this is a brilliant book. Loaded with fascinating 'actualities' about the divine beings and Roman Gods, Heroes.Nice. Elegantly composed, well illustrated

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GREEK GODS

As a Narrator Dryw McArthur leads the way...it's like story telling that can be understood at any level ...you are not lost...but enthralled by his clarity and his passion cannot be duplicated.

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This was a lot of fun!

I have been amazed at the diamonds unearthed in this teaching. Do yourself an eternal favor eat, drink, and listen to this audiobook! God will give you depths of His glorious riches like you have ever seen!

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It is amazing

I can't stop listening to it its just so so so good I suggest it to every one.The time I invested in this wonderful book series has helped towards Romans has help me to love God and treasure Christ even more.

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A Great Survey of Greek Mythology

Do not let your Life end without listening to this magnificent exposition of God's words.

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Well Worth

I would recommend this book to any one who is interested in growing in Christ and deepening their faith walk