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Deeds of gods and heroes

Author: David Creighton
Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the mythologies of Greece, Rome, Egypt, Babylon, Troy, North America and Scandinavia.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Creighton
OCLC Number: 1045824
Description: 216 pages illustrations, map (on lining paper) 22 cm
Contents: What the myths mean --
Hunters of North America: Wemicus the trickster --
Buffalo's bride --
God-Kings of Egypt and Babylon: Horrus the avenger --
Marduk and Tiamat --
Gilgamesh who sought life --
Gods of Greece: Will of Zeus --
Olympians --
Dionysus who gives ecstasy --
Heroes of Greece: Theseus and the Minotaur --
Perseus and Medusa --
Labours of Hercules --
Jason and the golden fleece --
Heroes of the Trojan War: Wrath of Achilles --
Wanderings of Odysseus --
Aeneas who founded Rome --
Gods of the Vikings: World of Odin --
Thor and the giants --
Death of Balder.
Responsibility: [by] David Creighton.

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Examines the mythologies of Greece, Rome, Egypt, Babylon, Troy, North America and Scandinavia.

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