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The Macmillan book of Greek gods and heroes

Author: Alice Low; Arvis L Stewart; Barry R Katz; Macmillan Publishing Company.; Collier-Macmillan Ltd.
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Pub. Co. ; London : Collier Macmillan Publishers, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recreates the popular myths of ancient Greece, including the legend of Odysseus.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Children's stories
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Low; Arvis L Stewart; Barry R Katz; Macmillan Publishing Company.; Collier-Macmillan Ltd.
ISBN: 0027613909 9780027613902
OCLC Number: 11918489
Notes: Includes index.
"Printed in the United States of America"--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 184 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Mother Earth and Her Children --
The Gods and Goddesses of Mount Olympus --
Zeus and the Creation of Mankind: Prometheus and His Gift to Man ; Pandora ; Deucalion and Pyrrha and the Great Flood --
Triumphs of the Gods ; Io and Europa ; Persephone ; Arachne ; Niobe ; Pygmalion ; Echo ; Narcissus ; Phaethon ; Orpheus ; Oedipus ; Bellerophan ; Atalanta --
The Heroes: Perseus --
The Prophecy --
Medusa --
Heracles --
The Crime --
The Labors --
Jason --
The Argonauts --
The Golden Fleece --
The Return Home --
Theseus --
The Banquet --
The Minotaur --
Daedalus --
Odysseus --
The Trojan War --
The Voyage of Odysseus --
The Constellations: Orion ; Cassiopeia ; Castor and Pollux --
Afterword --
Index.
Other Titles: Greek gods and heroes
Responsibility: by Alice Low ; illustrated by Arvis Stewart ; editorial review, foreword, and afterword by Barry R. Katz.
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