Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece

Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece

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Random House, Inc.
From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural legacy. These stories of heroes and powerful gods and goddesses are set forth simply and movingly, in language that retains the power and drama of the original works by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Homer.

Introduction by Werner Jaeger
With black-and-white illustrations throughout

Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

Baker & Taylor
Schwab's retellings of stories about Prometheus, Zeus, Heracles, Odysseus, and other ancient Greek gods and heroes are based on close adherence to the original sources.

Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2001]
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780375714467
0375714464
Branch Call Number: 292.13 SCHWA
Characteristics: 764 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes: Includes index
"Translated from the German text and its Greek sources by Olga Marx and Ernst Morwitz. Introduction by Werner Jaeger"--P. [5]

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