Download e-book for kindle: Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of by Stephen M. Trzaskoma,R. Scott Smith

By Stephen M. Trzaskoma,R. Scott Smith

by means of providing, for the 1st time in one variation, entire English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae--the most vital surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this quantity permits readers to check the two's models of crucial Greek and Roman myths. A basic creation units the Library and Fabulae into the broader context of historical mythography; introductions to every textual content speak about in higher element problems with authorship, objective, and impact. A basic index, an index of individuals and geographic destinations, and an index of authors and works pointed out by means of the mythographers also are included.

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Download e-book for kindle: Kinder- und Hausmärchen: Ausgabe letzter Hand mit den by Brüder Grimm,Heinz Rölleke

By Brüder Grimm,Heinz Rölleke

Die Märchen der Brüder Grimm sind das am weitesten verbreitete Buch deutscher Sprache. Viele Ausgaben sind in irgendeiner shape, meist für Kinder, bearbeitet. Diese Gesamtausgabe bietet die Märchen so, wie sie von den Brüdern Grimm selbst herausgegeben wurden. Dabei ist sie im doppelten Sinne konkurrenzlos: Sie umfasst zum einen nicht nur alle Märchen nach der »Ausgabe letzter Hand« von 1857, sondern auch alle von den Grimms dort nicht mehr aufgenommenen Märchen früherer Auflagen. Zum anderen enthält die Ausgabe auch alle Originalanmerkungen der Brüder Grimm. Ein umfangreicher Anhang bietet exakte Herkunftsnachweise zu jedem Märchen, verzeichnet alle Beiträger und Vermittler, nennt die Erscheinungsjahre der verschiedenen Märchen-Fassungen und bietet viele weitere Informationen.

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Mondnächte erzählen: Ein Lese- und Märchenbuch zu den vielen by Nina Stögmüller,Stefan Kahlhammer PDF

By Nina Stögmüller,Stefan Kahlhammer

... nur der Mann im Mond schaut zu!

Märchen sind Nahrung für die Seele und bieten die Gelegenheit für eine tägliche kleine "Leseauszeit". Mit den Mondmärchen tauchen die Leserinnen und Leser in die Welt unseres himmlischen Nachbarn ein. Doch nicht nur "Seelennahrung" findet sich in diesem Buch, sondern auch jede Menge Mondwissen ist enthalten. Geschichtliche, mythologische und wissenschaftliche "Mondaspekte" machen das Buch zu einer runden Sache und weighted down dazu ein, mehr über den Erdtrabanten zu erfahren.

Ein Lese- und Märchenbuch für Erwachsene, das auch viele Geschichten enthält, die sich wunderbar zum Vorlesen für Kinder eignen. Ein Buch das viel Erhellendes über den Mond zu berichten weiß und gleichzeitig einen liebevollen Blick nach oben erlaubt.

Mit Illustrationen von Stefan Kahlhammer

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Get Mystic Challenge: (Children of the Nephilim) PDF

By Stephanie Campos

The Nephilim are as a result of the the sons of God, you'll name them angels or the fallen and the daughters of guy. we're their teenagers and phone ourselves little ones of the Nephilim. we're thought of legends by way of such a lot people, we distinguish race by way of the ability a baby includes, powers that got to the angels all of the angels, together with the fallen. In old days guy thought of us demigods, we're pointed out within the Holy bible, or the Torah yet just once. males of renown or legend.
This is only one tale, the advent to 1 realm of the kids of the Nephilim. The Mystic race contains all of the powers in their forefathers, with the toughness that may be anticipated of them as well.
When Krystal is taken hostage there's just one that may shop her, yet will her households prior hinder her from permitting the rescue? the only factor that people, the Nephilim and the fallen all have in universal is the in-ability to forgive simply if in any respect. Will Krystal forgive the transgressions of Morran’s kinfolk so that it will be rescued, or will she let the detest towards his relations be her down fall.
Will Loki be capable to carry her prisoner and preserve her powers certain and spirit her away for ever, is he even robust enough?
Is Loki one other type of the Nephilim the Mystics have not begun to encounter, or is he a god as he claims, needing Krystal for her powers, to have the off spring to over throw the heavens.
Morran is the single one being able to find Krystal, yet is he prepared? with no her within the photograph, he's assured the identify of Gis, or ruler of his humans. Their households were set opposed to each other for generations, will he put aside his emotions approximately her kin with a view to keep her, or will he enable the power to turn into the chief of all to prevent her rescue?

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Get Monkey Tales PDF

By Sally Martine

This whimsical character-based medley of sock monkeys is depicted in photographic and biographical layout. Take a romp with an eclectic solid of acting artists, shamans, dog-monkeys, athletes, and homemakers. You’ll meet a bunny-monkey, a former rodeo famous person, and a cross-dresser alongside the way in which.
On first take, Monkey stories deals us a whimsical glimpse into the area of fables. On nearer inspection, we find threads of connection and a undeniable familiarity. We’re struck with the experience that extra monkeys are but to be unveiled.
The real hand-crafted, distinctive unique sock monkeys stumbled on themselves someplace among the assemblage in their physique elements and next adornment. Their hugely individualized designs variety from candy to coy as guided through the fabrics and every monkey’s historical knowledge. They each one have their very own tale, but they percentage a typical objective – to carry pleasure into the lives of others.
“At a undeniable aspect, the monkeys all started in retrospect at me, and it turned transparent I needed to inform their tales!” - Sally Jo Martine

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Download e-book for iPad: Japanese Fairy Tales (Annotated) by Yei Theodora Ozaki,Rajesh Kumar

By Yei Theodora Ozaki,Rajesh Kumar

lengthy, some time past there lived, in Japan a courageous warrior identified to
all as Tawara Toda, or "My Lord Bag of Rice." His real name
was Fujiwara Hidesato, and there's a very attention-grabbing tale of
how he got here to alter his name.
One day he sallied forth looking for adventures, for he had
the nature of a warrior and will now not undergo to be idle. So he
buckled on his swords, took his large bow, a lot taller
than himself, in his hand, and slinging his quiver on his back
started out. He had now not long gone a ways whilst he got here to the bridge of
Seta-no-Karashi spanning one finish of the gorgeous Lake Biwa.
No had he set foot at the bridge than he observed mendacity right
across his direction a major serpent-dragon. Its physique used to be so gigantic that
it appeared like the trunk of a big pine tree and it took up the
whole width of the bridge. considered one of its large claws rested on the
parapet of 1 part of the bridge, whereas its tail lay correct against
the different. The monster appeared to be asleep, and as it
breathed, hearth and smoke got here out of its nostrils.
At first Hidesato couldn't aid feeling alarmed on the sight
of this terrible reptile mendacity in his course, for he needs to both turn
back or stroll correct over its physique. He used to be a courageous man,
however, and placing apart all worry went ahead dauntlessly.
Crunch, crunch! he stepped now at the dragon's physique, now
between its coils, and with no even one look backward he
went on his way.
He had in basic terms gone..................

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Read e-book online Diné Bahane': The Navajo Creation Story PDF

By Paul G. Zolbrod

this is often the main whole model of the Navajo construction tale to seem in English due to the fact Washington Matthews' Navajo Legends of 1847. Zolbrod's new translation renders the facility and delicacy of the oral storytelling functionality at the web page via a poetic idiom acceptable to the Navajo oral tradition.

Zolbrod's ebook bargains the final reader a brilliant advent to Navajo tradition. for college kids of literature this publication proposes a brand new manner of our literary heritage.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS

Paul G. Zolbrod is adjunct professor of humanities on the Crownpoint, New Mexico Campus of Diné university, the Navajo country Tribal collage. He additionally served as senior curator on the Museum of Indian Arts and tradition, Museum of recent Mexico, 1994-1997.

ACCLAIM

"A superb literary rendition that looks to approximate the normal Navajo storytelling kind greater than the other English version."-- Choice

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Read e-book online Gli eroi della guerra di Troia (Italian Edition) PDF

By Giorgio Ieranò

Le storie avvincenti degli eroi cantati da Omero. Il racconto sorprendente di quello che Omero non dice.

Chi erano davvero gli eroi e le eroine della guerra di Troia? Quali sono le storie più autentiche e segrete delle determine cantate nell’Iliade e nell’Odissea? Questo libro racconta in modo nuovo i protagonisti della grande epopea omerica che tutti abbiamo studiato a scuola. Ma racconta anche quello che Omero non cube, scavando nella miniera di leggende, spesso frammentarie ed enigmatiche, che gli antichi ci hanno lasciato. Così, intorno agli amori di Achille, agli inganni di Ulisse, alle avventure favolose di Elena, rinasce tutta una costellazione di eroi perduti.

«Le storie degli eroi di Ieranò parlano di uomini e donne straordinari e imprevedibili»
Francesco Pacifico, los angeles REPUBBLICA

«Ieranò sa raccontare l’antico con intelligenza, competenza, leggerezza»
Eva Cantarella, CORRIERE DELLA SERA

«A rendere coinvolgente questa grande saga sulla mitologia greca è l. a. capacità dell’autore di coniugare competenza e profondità culturale con una leggerezza che non toglie nulla al fascino del racconto»
Anna Folli, GAZZETTA DI PARMA

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