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The tale of Troy

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green; Pauline Baynes
Publisher: London ; New York : Puffin Books, 1994, ©1958.
Series: Puffin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Tale of Troy tells the last great adventure of the Heroic Age. It is the story of Helen and the judgment of Paris; of the gathering of the heroes and the siege of Troy; of Achilles, reared by the Centaur on wild honey and the marrow of lions; of Odysseus and the great strategy of the first Wooden Horse, and of his many adventures on his long journey home to Greece.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Legends
Juvenile literature
Legends Juvenile literature
Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character)
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Lancelyn Green; Pauline Baynes
ISBN: 0329194925 9780329194925 0140301208 9780140301205 0140367454 9780140367454
OCLC Number: 56365246
Notes: Originally published in 1958 in two volumes entitled Tales of the Greek heroes and The tale of Troy.
Description: 210 pages : illustrations, map ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Puffin classics.
Responsibility: retold from the ancient authors by Roger Lancelyn Green ; illustrated by Pauline Baynes.

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The Tale of Troy tells the last great adventure of the Heroic Age. It is the story of Helen and the judgment of Paris; of the gathering of the heroes and the siege of Troy; of Achilles, reared by the Centaur on wild honey and the marrow of lions; of Odysseus and the great strategy of the first Wooden Horse, and of his many adventures on his long journey home to Greece.

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