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"None but a poet can write a tragedy. For tragedy is nothing less than pain transmuted into exaltation by the alchemy of poetry." -- Edith Hamilton
Edith Hamilton (12 August 1867—31 May 1963) was an American educator and author who was “recognized as the greatest woman Classicist”. She was sixty-two years old when The Greek Way, her first book, was published in 1930. It was instantly successful, and is the earliest expression of her belief in “the calm lucidity of the Greek mind” and “that the great thinkers of Athens were unsurpassed in their mastery of truth and enlightenment”.

In 1957, when the Book-of-the-Month Club selected The Greek Way (1930) as a featured book, it enhanced her efforts at directing the American mind towards Ancient Greece, despite it having been published twenty-seven years earlier. Moreover, by then, she already had published other books, among them The Roman Way (1932), Mythology (1942), and The Echo of Greece (1957); to date, at the high school and university levels, Mythology remains the premier introductory text about its subject. The New York Times has described her as the Classical Scholar who “brought into clear and brilliant focus the Golden Age of Greek life and thought . . . with Homeric power and simplicity in her style of writing”.

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Total Books: 81
Mythology Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes
2017 - Mythology Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes [75th Anniversary Illustrated Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780316438520
ISBN-10: 0316438529
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference

Witness To The Truth Christ And His Interpreters
2017 - Witness to the Truth Christ and His Interpreters (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781376192698
ISBN-10: 1376192691
Genre: History

The Greek Way
2017 - The Greek Way (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780393354447
ISBN-10: 039335444X
Genre: History

The Roman Way
2017 - The Roman Way (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780393354454
ISBN-10: 0393354458
Genre: History

Mythology SparkNotes Literature Guide
2014 - Mythology Sparknotes Literature Guide [SparkNotes Literature Guide Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781411469525
ISBN-10: 1411469526
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

2013 - Mythology (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780316223331
ISBN-10: 0316223336
Genres: History, Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

The Echo of Greece
2009 - The Echo of Greece (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781439512760
ISBN-10: 1439512760

Das groe Buch der klassischen Mythen
2005 - Das Groe Buch Der Klassischen Mythen (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783442217236
ISBN-10: 3442217237

La Mythologie  Ses dieu ses hros ses lgendes
2003 - La Mythologie Ses Dieu Ses Hros Ses Lgendes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782501027113
ISBN-10: 2501027116

Spark Notes Edith Hamilton's Mythology
2002 - Spark Notes Edith Hamilton's Mythology (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781586633806
ISBN-10: 1586633805
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

El Camino De Los Griegos
2002 - El Camino De Los Griegos [Noema] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789681665340
ISBN-10: 9681665341
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction

Roman Way
1994 - Roman Way (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786106868
ISBN-10: 0786106867
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Greek Way
1994 - Greek Way (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780786106783
ISBN-10: 0786106786
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Greek Way/Roman Way  2 Volumes In 1
1986 - Greek Way/roman Way 2 Volumes in 1 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780517618097
ISBN-10: 0517618095
Genres: History, Substores

Greek Way
1973 - Greek Way (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780380008162
ISBN-10: 0380008165

A Treasury of Edith Hamilton
1969 - A Treasury of Edith Hamilton (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780393337587
ISBN-10: 0393337588
Genre: History

Treasury of Edith Hamilton
1969 - Treasury of Edith Hamilton (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780393043136
ISBN-10: 0393043134
Genre: History

The EverPresent Past
1967 - The Everpresent Past [Norton Library] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780393004250
ISBN-10: 0393004252
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Witness To The Truth
1962 - Witness to the Truth (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780393001136
ISBN-10: 039300113X
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles

Three Greek Plays Prometheus Bound Agamemnon the Trojan Women
1958 - Three Greek Plays Prometheus Bound Agamemnon the Trojan Women (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780393002034
ISBN-10: 0393002039
Genre: Arts & Photography
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Mythology Timeless tales of Gods and Heros
1953 - Mythology Timeless Tales of Gods and Heros (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780451619440
ISBN-10: 0451619447
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Exploring Myths Legends [Literature & Writing Workshop] (Paperback)
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