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Lore Olympus: Volume One
Book Reviewby Smythe, Rachel

Lore Olympus: Volume One

Lore Olympus is a graphic novel that was initially published on Webtoon and is now being published in physical format. Volume One only includes episodes 1-25 but Rachel is continuously uploading new episodes online. Lore Olympus is a contemporary...
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Book Reviewby Williams, Mark

The Celtic Myths that Shape the Way We Think

By the time the Celtic myths were written down in the Middle Ages, not only were they already hundreds of years old but were also written after the influence of the medieval church. Williams works from the roots of these tales, he interrogates...
The Greek Vase: Art of the Storyteller
Book Reviewby Oakley, John H

The Greek Vase: Art of the Storyteller

The Greek Vase: The Art of the Storyteller by John H. Oakley is a richly illustrated guide to everything you need to know about ancient Greek pottery. This book has images on every single page of pottery from ancient Greece, beautifully photographed...
Persian Painting
Book Reviewby Anonymous

Persian Painting

Written by Sheila R. Canby, Persian Painting provides an overview of the Persian miniature painting from the 14th to the 20th century. With the general public in mind, the book is rather easy to read, and the inclusion of high quality and...
Egyptian Mythology: A Traveler's Guide from Aswan to Alexandria
Book Reviewby Shaw, Garry J.

Egyptian Mythology: A Traveler's Guide from Aswan to Alexandria

Egyptian Mythology: A Travelers Guide from Aswan to Alexandria by Egyptologist Garry J. Shaw takes you on a journey up the Nile as if on a tour of Egypt's most historically rich and important sites. This tour up the Nile transports you to...
The Penelopiad (Canongate Myths)
Book Reviewby Atwood, Margaret

The Penelopiad (Canongate Myths)

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood is a retelling of the life of Penelope, and the fate of the 12 maids from the Odyssey. In this contemporary tale, Atwood delves into the question of why were the twelve maids hanged and what led up to their...
Sex and Sexuality in Ancient Rome
Book Reviewby Trafford, L J

Sex and Sexuality in Ancient Rome

With this one, the entire premise of the book is in the title, it is all about sex and sexuality in ancient Rome. Trafford begins by outlining the language used in ancient Rome that has anything to do with sex or sexuality, she introduces...
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Book Reviewby Brown, Nancy Marie

The Real Valkyrie: The Hidden History of Viking Warrior Women

Kelly was provided this ARC for a review from St. Martin’s Press. The Real Valkyrie: The Hidden History of Viking Warrior Women by Nancy Marie Brown is, at its core, working to dispel the myth that Viking women stayed at home whilst the...
Venus and Aphrodite: A Biography of Desire
Book Reviewby Hughes, Bettany

Venus and Aphrodite: A Biography of Desire

Venus & Aphrodite: History of a Goddess by Bettany Hughes is a light, easy read which follows the history of the goddess best known as Venus or Aphrodite, from her beginnings to the modern reception of the goddess. Using archaeological...
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Book Reviewby Wycherley, R. E.

How the Greeks Built Cities

How the Greeks Built Cities by R. E. Wycherley is a concise text examining the relationship between an ancient city’s structure and its residents. Wycherley composes a recipe for an ancient Greek town, and each chapter covers a different...
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