Illustrated by Topping, VictoriaBy Kershaw, Dr. Stephen P.
An illustrated encyclopedia of characters from Greek mythology, arranged alphabetically and broken down into three key categories. Uncover the lives of 50 powerful gods and goddess, earth-dwelling mortals and terrifying monsters as we journey back in time to ancient Greece. From ...the fearless Athena and her meddlesome ways to the brave and bold Odysseus and his remarkable journey home, this is the perfect introduction to 50 of the most exciting characters of ancient Greek Mythology. Featuring full colour artwork from the brilliantly talented Victoria Topping and written by Dr Stephen Kershaw, prepare to be amazed as you uncover the epic, heroic and sometimes terrible lives of mortals, monsters and gods.Read more
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Victoria Topping lives in Bath and has worked as an artist and illustrator since graduating in 2008. She uses multiple textures and images to create her work and uses a fusion of technology and traditional techniques - often using photography, painting, gold-leafing and cut up collage which is then digitally scanned and arranged on the computer. Her work is heavily influenced by music and Victoria aims to give each piece of artwork its own unique soul, through harnessing a blend of spirituality, culture, the cosmos and mother earth. Stephen Kershaw wrote his PhD under Richard Buxton, arguably the leading scholar on Greek myth in the world. He has taught Classics in numerous establishments, including Oxford University Department for Continuing Education and Warwick University. He runs the European Studies Classical Tour for Rhodes College and the University of the South.
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