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Stories of the gods and heroes,

Author: Sally Benson; Steele Savage; Thomas Bulfinch
Publisher: New York, Dial Press, 1940.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Benson, Sally, 1900-1972.
Stories of the gods and heroes.
New York, Dial Press, 1940
(OCoLC)575577034
Online version:
Benson, Sally, 1900-1972.
Stories of the gods and heroes.
New York, Dial Press, 1940
(OCoLC)609249716
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Benson; Steele Savage; Thomas Bulfinch
OCLC Number: 165628
Notes: "The stories ... have been taken from The age of fable by Thomas Bulfinch. I have rewritten some of them entirely, and have ... edited ... others." cf. Author's note.
Description: 256 pages including illustrations, plates 24 cm
Contents: The beginning of the world --
Pandora, the first woman --
The flood --
Apollo and the arrows of Cupid --
Phaeton, and the chariot of the sun --
The golden touch of King Midas --
The reward of Baucis and Philemon --The underground palace of Pluto --
The love of Cupid and Psyche --
Cadmus and the serpent --
The magic ants --
The ungrateful daughter --
Perseus slays the gorgon --
The Sphinx --
The golden fleece --
Meleager and the wild boar --
The twelve labors of Hercules --
Theseus and the Minotaur --
The flight of Icarus --
Bacchus, the god of wine --
The punishment of Erysichthon --
Orpheus, the god of music --
Pyramus and Thisbe --
The Trojan war --
The voyage of Ulysses --
Circe, the enchantress --
The perils of Ulysses --
The end of Ulysses' voyage.
Responsibility: by Sally Benson; illustrations by Steele Savage.

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