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Myths and legends of ancient Greece

Author: John Pinsent; Jan Parker
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [1970]
Series: Grosset all-color guide series, 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Retellings of the ancient Greek myths and legends introduced by notes on their origins, variations, and significance. Illustrated by ancient and modern works of art.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Pinsent; Jan Parker
OCLC Number: 112264
Description: 159 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Creation myths --
The family of gods --
Early man --
The cycles of mythology and the heroic genealogies of man --
Dionysus: myth and cult --
The children of Aeolus --
Those who fought with monsters --
The heroes of Thessaly --
The voyage of the Argonauts and the Golden Fleece --
The myths of Crete --
The myths of Athens and Theseus --
Theban mythology --
Heracles the hero --
The children of Pelops and Aeacus --
The children of Tyndareus --
The tale of Troy --
After the fall of Troy --
The adventures of Odysseus --
The end of the heroes.
Series Title: Grosset all-color guide series, 22.
Responsibility: by John Pinsent, illustrated by Jan Parker.

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Retellings of the ancient Greek myths and legends introduced by notes on their origins, variations, and significance. Illustrated by ancient and modern works of art.

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