Mythology is a classic anthology of mythic stories, covering myths from Greek, Roman, and Norse civilizations. Author Edith Hamilton compiled this collection of stories from a variety of sources, including ancient poets like Homer and Ovid. Among the topics covered are the names and occupations of the twelve Gods of Mt. Olympus, the legends of heroes like Theseus and Hercules, and stories about Norse Gods like Odin and Thor.
American Indian Mythology is a compilation of myth, legend, and oral tradition compiled by linguists, anthropologists, tribal elders, and historians. The stories chronicle animal parables as well as tribal origin stories, creation myths, and heroic narratives encapsulating the many distinct cultures of Native American society. The compilation presents a broad array of tribal tradition in a respectful and fascinating context that focuses on the uniqueness of the various tribes that once ruled what is now America.