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The Greek myths

Author: Robert Graves
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England : Penguin Books, 1960
Series: Pelican book.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Retells the stories of Greek gods and heroes.
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Graves, Robert, 1895-1985.
Greek myths.
Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England : Penguin Books, 1960 (1986 printing)
(OCoLC)647117092
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Graves
ISBN: 014020508X 9780140205084 0140205098 9780140205091
OCLC Number: 25665353
Description: 2 v. (370 p., 412 p.) : maps (1 folded) ; 18 cm.
Contents: v. 1: The Pelasgian creation myth --
The Homeric and Orphic creation myths --
The Olympian creation myth --
Two philosophical creation myths --
The five ages of man --
The castration of Uranus --
The dethronement of Cronus --
The birth of Athens --
Zeus and Metis --
The fates --
The birth of Aphrodite --
Hera and her children --
Zeus and Hera --
Births of Hermes, Apollo, Artemis, and Dionysus --
The birth of Eros --
Poseidon's nature and deeds --
Hermes's nature and deeds --
Aphrodite's nature and deeds --
Ares's nature and deeds --
Hestia's nature and deeds --
Apollo's nature and deeds --
Artemis's nature and deeds --
Hephaestus's nature and deeds --
Demeter's nature and deeds --
Athene's nature and deeds --
Pan's nature and deeds --
Dionysus's nature and deeds --
Orpheus --
Ganymedes --
Zagreus --
The gods of the underworld --
Tyche and Nemesis --
The children of the sea --
The children of Echidne --
The giants' revolt --
Typhon --
The Aloeids --
Deucalion's flood --
Atlas and Prometheus --
Eos --
Orion --
Helius --
The sons of Hellen --
Ion --
Alcyone and Ceyx --
Tereus --
Erechtheus and Eumolpus --
Boreas --
Alope --
Asclepius --
The Oracles --
The alphabet --
The Dactyls --
The Telchines --
The Empusae --
Io --
Phoroneus --
Europe and Cadmus --
Cadmus and Harmonia --
Belus and the Danaids --
Lamia --
Leda --
Ixion --
Endymion --
Pygmalion and Galatea --
Aeacus --
Sisyphus --
Salmoneus and Tyro --
Alcestis --
Athamas --
The mares of Glaucus --
Melampus --
Perseus --
The rival twins --
Bellerophon --
Antiope --
Niobe --
Caenis and Caeneus --
Erigone --
The Calydonian boar --
Telamon and Peleus --
Aristaeus --
Midas --
Cleobis and Biton --
Narcissus --
Phyllis and Carya --
Arion --
Minos and his brothers --
The loves of Minos --
The children of Pasiphae --
Scylla and Nisus --
Daedalus and Talos --
Catreus and Althaemenes --
The sons of Pandion --
The birth of Theseus --
The labours of Theseus --
Theseus and Medea --
Theseus in Crete --
The federalization of Attica --
Theseus and the Amazons --
Phaedra and Hippolytus --
Lapiths and centaurs --
Theseus in Tartarus --
The death of Theseus --
Map of the Greek world. v. 2: Oedipus --
The seven against Thebes --
The Epigoni --
Tantalus --
Pelops and Oenomaus --
The children of Pelops --
Atreus and Thyestes --
Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra --
The vengeance of Orestes --
The trial of Orestes --
The pacification of the Erinnyes --
Iphigeneia among the Taurians --
The reign of Orestes --
The birth of Heracles --
The yourh of Heracles --
The daughters of Thespius --
Erginus --
The madness of Heracles --
The first labour: the Nemean lion --
The second labour: The Lernaean hydra --
The third labour: The Ceryneian hind --
The fourth labour: The Erymanthian boar --
The fifth labour: The stables of Augeias --
The sixth labour: The stymphalian birds --
The seventh labour: The Cretan bull --
The eighth labour: The mares of Diomedes --
The ninth labour: Hippolyte's girdle --
The tenth labour: The cattle of Geryon --
The eleventh labour: The apples of the Hesperides --
The twelfth labour: The capture of Cerberus --
The murder of Iphitus --
Omphale --
Hesione --
The conquest of Elis --
The capture of Pylus --
the sond of Hippocoon --
Auge --
Deianeira --
Heracles in Trachis --
Iole --
The apotheosis of Heracles --
The children of Heracles --
Linus --
The Argonauts assemble --
The Lemnian women and King Cyzicus --
Hylas, Amycus, and Phineus --
From the Symplegades to Colchis --
The seizure of the fleece --
The murder of Apsyrtus --
The Argo returns to Greece --
The death of Pelias --
Medea at Ephyra --
Medea in exile --
The foudnation of Troy --
Paris and Helen --
The first gathering at Aulis --
The second gathering at Aulis --
Nine years of war --
The wrath of Achilles --
The death of Achilles --
The madness of Ajax --
The oracles of Troy --
The wooden horse --
The sack of Troy --
The returns --
Odysseus's wanderings --
Odysseus's homecoming.
Series Title: Pelican book.
Responsibility: Robert Graves.

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