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Greeks bearing gifts : the epics of Achilles and Ulysses

Author: Bernard Evslin; Homer.
Publisher: New York : Four Winds Press, [1976?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The epic tales of Achilles and the Trojan War and of Ulysses' long odyssey back to Ithaca bring into play the greatest heroes, gods, and demons of Greek mythology: Zeus, Athena, Hera, Aphrodite, Paris, Hector, Ajax, Cressida, the Cyclops, Circe, Scylla and Charybdis, the Sirens and more. And they are all brought vividly to life in this new - and often witty - retelling of The Iliad and The Odyssey.
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Genre/Form: Legends
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Evslin, Bernard.
Greeks bearing gifts.
New York : Four Winds Press, [1976?]
(OCoLC)609254607
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Evslin; Homer.
ISBN: 0590174312 9780590174312
OCLC Number: 2225013
Description: 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Trojan War: Peddler --
Seeds of war --
Judgment of Paris --
Events at Aulis --
Siege begins --
Quarrel --
Thetis --
War council --
Battle begins --
Diomedes --
Hector --
Thunder on the right --
Night --
On the wall --
Poseidon decides --
Hera and Zeus --
Attack and counterattack --
Patroclus --
Armor for Achilles --
Scroll of the fates --
Wrath of Achilles --
Cressida --
End of the war --
Adventures of Ulysses: Ships and men --
Ciconians --
Lotus-eaters --
Cyclops's cave --
Keeper of the winds --
Cannibal beach --
Circe --
Land of the dead --
Wandering rocks --
Sirens --
Scylla and Charybdis --
Cattle of the sun --
Calypso --
Ino's veil --
Nausicaa --
Return.
Responsibility: Bernard Evslin ; illustrated by Lucy Martin Bitzer.

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The epic tales of Achilles and the Trojan War and of Ulysses' long odyssey back to Ithaca bring into play the greatest heroes, gods, and demons of Greek mythology: Zeus, Athena, Hera, Aphrodite, Paris, Hector, Ajax, Cressida, the Cyclops, Circe, Scylla and Charybdis, the Sirens and more. And they are all brought vividly to life in this new - and often witty - retelling of The Iliad and The Odyssey.

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