Ancient Greek Beliefs explores the mysteries of the ancient myths and religious beliefs of a great people. The text is divided into three sections, Greek mythology, the ancient Greeks, and conclusions. A brief history and lengthy glossary are included. The book is designed as a basic text for the introduction to ancient Greek mythology and beliefs, and the text muses about the religious lessons we might learn from them. It contains abridged stories of Greek mythology, including the extant Greek plays, and considers portions of the works of the great writers, including Aeschylus, Euripides Hesiod, Homer, Plato, and Sophocles. It opens a comprehensive window into the lives of these great ancient people.A myth develops about the knot that whoever unties it will become the ruler of all Asia. ... There may be some limited truth to the myths about King Midas since he is believed to have been an actual king that ruled Phrygia from 738 to 696 BC. ... They cana#39;t hold back the truth, and neither can they run away from the story.
|Title||:||Ancient Greek Beliefs|
|Author||:||Perry L. Westmoreland|
|Publisher||:||LEE AND VANCE PUBLISHING CO - 2007|