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Mythology Unbound: An Online Textbook for Classical Mythology

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Jessica Mellenthin

Susan O. Shapiro

Copyright Year: 2017

Publisher: Rebus Community

Language: English

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Reviewed by Dshane Petersen, Associate Professor of Humanities and English, Community College of Denver on 3/21/20

The text covers a wide array of Greek myth, but I'd like to see more info. on theory and analytic practices within mythology. Maybe useful for a Junior High or High School class but not college. read more

Reviewed by Jeana Jorgensen, Instructor, Butler University on 11/26/19

This is a very comprehensive listing of the major figures of Greek mythology, complete with references to source texts, summaries of certain key narratives, and parallels to ancient Roman and Near Eastern mythology. Some minor deities were omitted... read more

Table of Contents

  • Aegis
  • Agamemnon and Iphigenia
  • Aphrodite
  • Apollo
  • Ares
  • The Argonauts
  • Artemis
  • Athena
  • Caduceus
  • Centaurs
  • Chthonian Deities
  • The Delphic Oracle
  • Demeter
  • Dionysus/Bacchus
  • Hades
  • Hephaestus
  • Hera
  • Heracles
  • Hermes
  • Hestia
  • Historical Myths
  • The Iliad - An Introduction
  • Jason
  • Miasma
  • The Minotaur
  • The Odyssey - An Introduction
  • The Oresteia - An Introduction
  • Origins
  • Orpheus
  • Persephone
  • Perseus
  • Poseidon
  • Prometheus
  • Psychological Myths
  • Sphinx
  • Story Pattern of the Greek Hero
  • Theseus
  • The Three Types of Myth
  • The Twelve Labors of Heracles
  • What is a myth?
  • Why are there so many versions of Greek myths?
  • Xenia

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Mythology Unbound

About the Contributors


Jessica Mellenthin

Susan O. Shapiro