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Gods and heroes of the Greeks : The library of Apollodorus

Author: Apollodorus.; Michael Simpson; Leonard Baskin
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1976.
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Apollodorus.
Gods and heroes of the Greeks.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1976
(OCoLC)619481357
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Apollodorus.; Michael Simpson; Leonard Baskin
ISBN: 0870232053 : $12.00. 0870232061 pbk. : $5.95 9780870232053 : $12.00. 0870232061 pbk. : $5.95 0870232061 9780870232060
OCLC Number: 2020087
Notes: Translation of Vivliothēkē, often formerly believed to be the work of Apollodorus, the Athenian grammarian, but now generally ascribed to a later Apollodorus.
Includes index.
Description: vi, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Theogony, the rape of Persephone, the battle of the gods and giants --
Prometheus, Deucalion, and Pyrrha and their children, the children and grandchildren of Aeolus --
Jason, the Argonauts, Medea and the Golden Fleece --
The family of Inachus, including Io, Bellerophon, and Perseus --
Heracles and the sons of Heracles --
The family of Agenor: Europa, Cadmus, and Minos; Cadmus' founding of Thebes; Oedipus; the seven against Thebes; the Epigoni --
The family of Pelasgus, including Lycaon, Callisto, and Arcas; Atalanta; the family of Atlas, including Hermes; Asclepius; the birth of Helen; Castor and Pollux; Helen's marriage with Menelaus; Dardanus and the Trojan line; the founding of Troy; Priam and his children; the family of Asopus, including Aeacus, Peleus, and Telamon, and Achilles and Ajax --
The kings of Athens --
Theseus --
Pelops' marriage with Hippodamia; his sons, Atreus and Thyestes; Thyestes' banquet; Aegisthus, son of Thyestes; Agamemnon and Menelaus, sons of Atreus, and their marriages with Clytemnestra and Helen --
The Trojan War --
The returns, including Agamemnon's death and the return of Menelaus --
The return and death of Odysseus.
Other Titles: Bibliotheca.
Responsibility: translated with introd. and notes by Michael Simpson ; drawings by Leonard Baskin.

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