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Greek myths

Author: Robert Graves
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y., USA : Penguin Books, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Illustrated edView all editions and formats
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Retells the Greek legends of heroes and gods.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Graves
ISBN: 0140076026 9780140076028
OCLC Number: 30517636
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pelasgian creation myth --
Homeric and Orphic creation myth --
Olympian creation myth --
Two Philosophical creation myths --
Five ages of man --
Castration of Uranus --
Dethronement of Cronus --
Birth of Athene --
Fates --
Birth of Aphrodite --
Hera and her children --
Zeus and Hera --
Births of Hermes, Apollo, Artemis and Dionysus --
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' nature and deeds --
Gods of the underworld --
Tyche and nemesis --
Orpheus - Ganymedes --
Giant's revolt --
Typhon --
Deucalion's flood --
Atlas and Prometheus --
Eos --
Orion --
Helius --
Tereus --
Boreas --
Io --
Europe and Cadmus--
Belus and Danaids - Leda - Ixion - Sisyphus --
Alcestis --
Athamas --
Mares of Glaucus --
Perseus --
Rival twins - Bellerophon --
Calydonian boar --
Midas --
Narcissus - Arion --
Minos and his brothers --
Scylla and Nisus --
Daedalus and Talos --
Theseus --
Theseus and Medea --
Theseus in Crete --
Federalization of Attica --
Theseus and the Amazons --
Phaedra and Hippolytus --
Lapiths and centaurs --
Theseus in Tartarus --
Oedipus --
Seven against Thebes --
Epigoni --
Pelops and Oenomaus --
Atreus and Thyestes --
Agamemnon and Clytemnestra --
Orestes --
Pacification of Erinnyes --
Iphigenia among Taurians --
Daughters of Thespius --
Erignus --
Labors of Heracles --
Murder of Iphitus --
Omphale --
Hesione --
Conquest of Elis --
Capture of Pylus --
Deianara --
Heracles and Cycnus --
Iole --
Argonauts assemble --
Lemnian women and King Cyzicus --
Hylas, Amycus, Phineus --
From Symplegades to Colchis --
Seizure of Fleece --
Murder of Apsyrtus --
Argo returns to Greece --
Pelias --
Medea.
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Retells the Greek legends of heroes and gods.

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