Table of Contents for What a Beast! : A Look-it-Up Guide to the Monsters and Mutants of Mythology


Hot Spots of Ancient Greece 4(6)
TMI 10(6)
Profiles and Myths
Up close and personal with the monsters and mutants of Greek mythology
The Amazons
16(4)
Hippolyte's Belt
The Abduction of Antiope
Penthesileia and Achilles
Balius and Xanthups
20(4)
Gift Horses
Fresh Horses
The Centaurs
24(6)
A Cloudy Start
Wedding Crashers
Chiron: A Different Kind of Centaur
The Death of Chiron
The Death of Heracles
Cerberus
30(4)
The Capture of Cerberus
Rock-a-Bye Puppy
The Chimera
34(4)
Trouble in the Neighborhood
Chimera Gets the Last Laugh
The Cyclopes
38(8)
What a Family!
Making the Goods for the Gods
Death of the Cyclopes
Happy with Hephaestus
A Hero Drops By
A Dramatic Escape
Eye Candy
The Gigantes
46(4)
The Birth of the Gigantes
Gigantes vs. Olympians: Round One
Gigantes vs. Olympians: Round Two
Gigantes vs. Olympians: The Final Round
The Harpies
50(4)
Harping on Phineus
Stormy Meets Calm
Kill the Messengers
The Hecatoncheires
54(4)
Father of the Year---Not!
Horrifying Help
Hydra
58(4)
Hydra's Family Album
Hydra and Heracles
Hydra Kills
Medusa
62(8)
Medusa and Athena
Medusa and Perseus
Medusa's Dead Head
The Graeae
Gorgons and Graeae and More, Oh My
Medusa Makeover
The Minotaur
70(6)
The Birth of the Minotaur
Fast Food
In the Labyrinth
Theseus and Ariadne
Daedalus and Icarus
Pegasus
76(4)
Inspiration of the Muses
Pegasus and Bellerophon
Winged Heroes
Prophets and Oracles
80(6)
Calchas Sees the Way to Victory
Phineus and the Harpies
The Oracle at Delphi
Tiresias Loses His Sight
Wheel of Misfortune
Python
86(4)
Python Meets Apollo
Python Rots
Fun and Games
The Satyrs
90(4)
Silenus and King Midas
Musical Throwdown
The Sirens
94(4)
The Sirens and Odysseus
The Sirens and the Argonauts
The Sphinx
98(6)
The Riddle of the Sphinx
The Story of Oedipus
Oedipus: From Bad to Worse
...And Worse
Welcome to Ms. Sphinx's Class
Triton
104(4)
Triton and the Argonauts
Triton's Temper
Triton's Tritons
Typhon
108(4)
The Birth of Typhon
Typhon vs. Zeus
Love Is Blind
Family Portrait
112(2)
Family Tree
114(2)
Glossary 116(2)
Stars of Greek Mythology 118(2)
Further Reading 120(1)
Web Sites 121(1)
Index 122(5)
Credits 127