By Ella Kennen, B. November Lyons
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Using photographs, illustrations, and detailed diagrams, the book looks at how these beliefs affected daily routines, entertainment and literature, and events such as birth and death. Spinner, Stephanie. Quiver. New York: Knopf, 2002. This short novel is a retelling of the Atalanta myth for young readers. creating atalanta: the race against destiny In creating the story, authors Justine and Ron Fontes drew upon many resources, including Edith Hamilton’s classic Mythology and the widely respected Myths of the Greeks and Romans by professor and classics scholar Michael Grant.
Spinner, Stephanie. Quiver. New York: Knopf, 2002. This short novel is a retelling of the Atalanta myth for young readers. creating atalanta: the race against destiny In creating the story, authors Justine and Ron Fontes drew upon many resources, including Edith Hamilton’s classic Mythology and the widely respected Myths of the Greeks and Romans by professor and classics scholar Michael Grant. Artist Thomas Yeates used historical and traditional sources to shape the story’s visual details—from images on ancient Greek vases to sculpture and other artwork.
28 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 glossary and pronunciation guide aphrodite (a-fruh-dye-tee): the Greek goddess of love apollo (uh-pahl-oh): the Greek god of music, poetry, prophecy, and light. Apollo is the twin brother of Artemis. artemis (ar-tuh-mis): the Greek goddess of hunting and the wilderness, as well as of childbirth. She is Apollo’s twin sister. atalanta (at-uh-lan-tuh): the great huntress of ancient Greece. Atalanta was also a great athlete. athena (uh-thee-nuh): the Greek goddess of wisdom calydon (ka-luh-dahn): a city in central Greece where Atalanta and many Greek heroes fought the Calydonian boar delphi (del-fy): a city in central Greece where the oracle of the god Apollo is located eros (air-ahs): Aphrodite’s son and the god of love fates: the three goddesses who oversee human fate.