Updated February 22, 2018 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Greek Mythology Books

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We spent 24 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. Make a cup of tea and get ready to enjoy some of the most influential stories in Western history with something from our selection of Greek mythology books. We’ve included options for all age groups and for every taste, from the serious and scholarly to the light and recreational. Many are beautifully illustrated, as well. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best greek mythology book on Amazon.

10. Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece

9. The Age of Fable

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8. Percy Jackson's Greek Gods

7. Ovid’s "Metamorphoses"

6. The Odyssey

5. The Complete World of Greek Mythology

4. Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters

3. The Complete and Definitive Edition

2. D'Aulaires' "Book of Greek Myths"

1. Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes


Melissa Harr
Last updated on February 22, 2018 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.


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