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Philip Freeman

3.88 of 5 Votes: 3
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Oh My Gods: A Modern Retelling of Greek and Roman Myths (2013)
3.63 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: This modern retelling of Acient Myths is in my top 5 Favorite books of all time. For the first time I was able to read the uncensored original myths in Proper 21st century modern American English. It has been a wonderful experience. Maybe for a great many of us religious tale...
Alexander the Great (2011)
4.01 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: What a disappointment! I didn't realize that this was primarily a military history, which concerned itself primarily with battle formations and endless surrendering kings. Not until the last chapter did the author attempt to analyze Alexander's broader cultural influence - at whi...
Oh My Gods - A Modern Retelling of Greek and Roman Myths (2000)
3.63 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I couldn't be more pleased with this splendid refresher on the Greek and Roman myths. This is broken down into sections on each of the Gods and Goddesses, as well as sections on heroes like Theseus and Perseus and on Lovers like Orpheus and Eurydice.Then the book covers the major...
Aleksandras Makedonietis (2012)
4.01 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Now this was a stellar read. A story told with all the sweeping, epic grandeur it deserves...and it's a wonderful compliment to Norman Cantor's volume on Alexander the Great. Cantor is concerned with the psychology and impact of Alexander as an individual, while Freeman concent...
Heroes of Olympus (2012)
3.99 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Myths and stories about the ancient Greeks and Romans have been popular at my school for a long time because I was a Latin teacher in a former life. I was an early fan of Rick Riordan (breathlessly awaited Sea of Monsters back in 2006) and will take any opportunity to foist ancie...
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