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Tales of Troy and Greece

Author: Andrew Lang
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of tales for young readers that recreates some of the exciting tales from Greek mythology.
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Genre/Form: Legends
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Lang
ISBN: 0486449173 9780486449173
OCLC Number: 62302601
Notes: Originally published: New York : Longmans, Green, 1907.
Description: xii, 287 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: Ulysses the sacker of cities. The boyhood and parents of Ulysses --
How people lived in the time of Ulysses --
The wooing of Helen of the Fair Hands --
The stealing of Helen --
Trojan victories --
Battle at the ships --
The slaying and avenging of Patroclus --
The cruelty of Achilles, and the ransoming of Hector --
How Ulysses stole the luck of Troy --
The battles with the Amazons and Memnon--The death of Achilles --
Ulysses sails to seek the son of Achilles--the valour of Eurypylus --
The slaying of Paris --
How Ulysses invented the device of the Horse of Tree --
The end of Troy and the saving of Helen --
The wanderings of Ulysses. The slaying of Agamemnon and the sorrows of Ulysses --
The enchantress Circe, the land of the dead, the sirens --
The whirlpool, the sea monster, and the cattle of the sun --
How Telemachus went to seek his father --
How Ulysses escaped from the island of Calypso --
How Ulysses was wrecked, yet reached Phareacia --
How Ulysses came to his own country, and for safety disguised himself as an old beggar man --
Ulysses comes disguised as a beggar to his own palace --
The slaying of the wooers --
The end --
The fleece of gold. The children of the cloud --
The search for the fleece --
The winning of the fleece --
Theseus. The wedding of Aethra --
The boyhood of Theseus --
Adventures of Theseus --
Theseus finds his father --
Heralds come for tribute --
Theseus in Crete --
The slaying of the minotaur --
Perseus. The prison of Danae --
The vow of Perseus --
Perseus and Andromeda --
How Perseus avenged Danae.
Responsibility: Andrew Lang ; illustrated by H.J. Ford.
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A collection of tales for young readers that recreates some of the exciting tales from Greek mythology.

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