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Earth's daughters : stories of women in classical mythology

Author: Betty Bonham Lies
Publisher: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Resources, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A "who's who" of women in classical mythology.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Betty Bonham Lies
ISBN: 1555914144 9781555914141
OCLC Number: 40200001
Description: xvi, 192 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Gaia : the mother of everything --
In the beginning --
How the world began --
Zeus's revenge : Pandora --
The five ages of man --
The flood : Pyrrha and Deucalion --
The unforgetable sin, pride --
The eternal weaver, Arachne --
Sorrow in stone : Niobe --
The Pierides challenge the Muses --
The sisters who scorned Bacchus --
The proud queen : Cassiopeia and her daughter Andromeda --
Galanthis the Gallant --
The jealous goddess : Hera --
The terrible punishment : Io --
Hera's revenge : Callisto --
The singer : Canens --
Consumed by love : Semele --
The most beautiful woman in the world : Helen --
The wise goddess : Athena --
The princess with the golden thread : Ariadne --
The girl who rescued a hero : Nausicaa --
Standing up for the right : Antigone --
A daughter's vengeance : Electra --
Iphigenia in Tauris --
The hunter goddess : Artemis --
Daphne and Apollo --
The warrior women : The Amazons --
The swiftest runner : Atalanta --
The Naiad who became music : Syrinx --
The nymph of the spring : Arethusa --
The goddess of love : Aphrodite --
Dido, the Queen of Carthage --
The lovers of the sun : Clytie and Leucothoe --
The last word : Echo --
A daughter's betrayal : Scylla --
Forbidden love : Pyramus and Thisbe --
Hero and Leander --
The invisible lover : Psyche and Cupid --
Loved by a monster : Galatea --
Orpheus and Eurydice --
The prize princess : Hippodamia --
The nymph of the orchard : Pomona and Vertumnus --
The girl with a heart of stone : Anaxarete --
A love made of ivory : Pygmalion and Galatea --
The princess and the bull : Europa --
The goddess of hearth and home : Hestia --
The constant wife : Penelope --
The devoted couple : Alcyone and Ceyx --
Hosts to the gods : Baucis and Philemon --
Faithful to death : Egeria, Evadne, and Alcestis --
Goddess of the earth and fruitfulness : Demeter and Persephone --
The unknown guest : Metranira --
My sister Dryope --
The tragic mother of Troy : Hecabe --
The goddess of enchantment : Hecate --
Enchanting Circe --
The beautiful witch : Medea --
The terrible Medusa --
Scylla and Charybdis --
From maiden to monster : Scylla and Glaucus --
Mistress of the riddle : the Sphinx --
The power of prophecy --
The goddess of justice : Themis --
The Sybil of Cumae --
Oenone, the healer --
The centaur's daughter : Ocyrhoe --
The prophetess nobody believed : Cassandra.
Responsibility: Betty Bonham Lies.

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