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Don't Know Much About Mythology - Everything You Need to Know About the Greatest Stories in Human History but Never Learned

Kenneth C. Davis

Employing the popular Don't Know Much About® style, with its familiar question-and-answer format, DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT MYTHOLOGY will explore the myths of the world, their impact on history, and their continuing role in our lives. It will offer listeners a wide-ranging, comprehensive, entertaining and listenable survey of the great myths of world civilizations, how they came to be, what they meant to the people who created them, how they influenced society, literature and art through history, and how they still speak to us today. Mythology is alive today in our art, literature, theatre, dreams, psychology--and certainly our language. "Pandora's Box," "Golden Fleece," "Labor of Hercules," and "Wheel of Fortune" are just a few of the words and phrases that come from a world of mythology and still color our speech. Using humor, contemporary references, and anecdotal material from mythology, extensive research based on recent archaeology which often reveals the history behind mythology and surprising information that breaks down conventional wisdom, DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT MYTHOLOGY will ultimately be about stories--the great and timeless tales that have fascinated people around the planet for several millennia. From the Compact Disc edition.

Employing the popular Don't Know Much About® style, with its familiar question-and-answer format, DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT MYTHOLOGY will explore the myths of the world, their impact on history, and their continuing role in our lives. It will offer listeners a wide-ranging, comprehensive, entertaining and listenable survey of the great myths of world civilizations, how they came to be, what they meant to the people who created them, how they influenced society, literature and art through history, and how they still speak to us today. Mythology is alive today in our art, literature, theatre, dreams, psychology--and certainly our language. "Pandora's Box," "Golden Fleece," "Labor of Hercules," and "Wheel of Fortune" are just a few of the words and phrases that come from a world of mythology and still color our speech. Using humor, contemporary references, and anecdotal material from mythology, extensive research based on recent archaeology which often reveals the history behind mythology and surprising information that breaks down conventional wisdom, DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT MYTHOLOGY will ultimately be about stories--the great and timeless tales that have fascinated people around the planet for several millennia. From the Compact Disc edition.
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Employing the popular Don't Know Much About® style, with its familiar question-and-answer format, DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT MYTHOLOGY will explore the myths of the world, their impact on history, and their continuing role in our lives. It will offer listeners a wide-ranging, comprehensive, entertaining and listenable survey of the great myths of world civilizations, how they came to be, what they meant to the people who created them, how they influenced society, literature and art through history, and how they still speak to us today. Mythology is alive today in our art, literature, theatre, dreams, psychology--and certainly our language. "Pandora's Box," "Golden Fleece," "Labor of Hercules," and "Wheel of Fortune" are just a few of the words and phrases that come from a world of mythology and still color our speech. Using humor, contemporary references, and anecdotal material from mythology, extensive research based on recent archaeology which often reveals the history behind mythology and surprising information that breaks down conventional wisdom, DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT MYTHOLOGY will ultimately be about stories--the great and timeless tales that have fascinated people around the planet for several millennia. From the Compact Disc edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

John Lee

Length:

20h 29m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:18


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:19


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:43


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:09


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:15


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:24


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:41


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:12


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:39


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:28


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:04


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:35


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:29


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:50


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:44


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:19


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:29


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:30


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:47


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:10


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:40


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:13


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:43


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:16


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

00:48


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:53


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:13


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

00:45


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:55


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

01:33


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

02:00


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:01


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:17


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

01:53


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

01:57


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:28


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:20


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

00:59


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:50


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:44


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:35


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:32


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

01:42


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:06


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:16


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

00:48


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:52


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:24


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

02:08


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

01:12


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:19


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:27


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

01:16


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

00:23


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:33


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

02:13


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

00:21


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:42


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

01:53


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:19


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:43


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

03:20


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

03:46


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:58


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:04


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

03:17


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

00:45


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:54


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:16


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

02:43


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

04:14


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

02:42


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

00:40


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:27


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:19


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

01:39


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:03


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

02:32


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

01:26


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:49


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

01:37


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:15


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

01:02


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

04:18


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

02:02


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:20


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

01:08


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

01:43


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:43


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

02:59


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

03:39


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

02:52


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

03:33


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

01:53


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:18


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

03:18


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

05:40


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

02:10


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

03:08


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

03:21


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:35


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

03:47


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

03:12


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

03:42


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:14


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

00:23


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

03:55


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

04:27


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

01:34


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

03:55


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

03:49


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

04:06


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

04:05


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

00:38


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

03:58


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

00:37


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

03:18


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

03:29


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

02:48


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

05:35


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

01:04


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

04:53


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

03:39


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

04:41


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

04:00


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

04:53


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

04:42


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

03:37


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

01:51


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

00:42


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

04:07


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

03:43


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

01:23


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

05:46


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

01:02


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

04:14


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

05:00


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

03:19


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

02:22


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

04:29


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

03:50


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

03:04


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

03:33


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

02:33


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

04:38


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

02:17


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

05:11


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

01:19


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

02:12


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

02:22


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

01:22


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

00:56


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

05:03


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

01:19


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

02:56


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

03:14


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

00:25


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

02:46


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

02:40


Chapter 160
Chapter 160

05:03


Chapter 161
Chapter 161

03:11


Chapter 162
Chapter 162

03:01


Chapter 163
Chapter 163

04:24


Chapter 164
Chapter 164

00:28


Chapter 165
Chapter 165

04:00


Chapter 166
Chapter 166

01:55


Chapter 167
Chapter 167

01:48


Chapter 168
Chapter 168

00:43


Chapter 169
Chapter 169

03:05


Chapter 170
Chapter 170

03:29


Chapter 171
Chapter 171

04:03


Chapter 172
Chapter 172

03:32


Chapter 173
Chapter 173

01:19


Chapter 174
Chapter 174

03:44


Chapter 175
Chapter 175

00:17


Chapter 176
Chapter 176

03:49


Chapter 177
Chapter 177

02:13


Chapter 178
Chapter 178

00:47


Chapter 179
Chapter 179

04:24


Chapter 180
Chapter 180

04:10


Chapter 181
Chapter 181

04:57


Chapter 182
Chapter 182

02:31


Chapter 183
Chapter 183

01:06


Chapter 184
Chapter 184

03:10


Chapter 185
Chapter 185

03:13


Chapter 186
Chapter 186

04:19


Chapter 187
Chapter 187

04:17


Chapter 188
Chapter 188

03:02


Chapter 189
Chapter 189

00:49


Chapter 190
Chapter 190

03:20


Chapter 191
Chapter 191

02:25


Chapter 192
Chapter 192

04:45


Chapter 193
Chapter 193

04:32


Chapter 194
Chapter 194

01:44


Chapter 195
Chapter 195

03:38


Chapter 196
Chapter 196

02:20


Chapter 197
Chapter 197

04:40


Chapter 198
Chapter 198

04:19


Chapter 199
Chapter 199

00:53

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