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Triumph of the hero : Greek and Roman myth

Author: Tony Allan; Piers Vitebsky
Publisher: Amsterdam : Time-Life Books, ©1998.
Series: Myth and mankind.
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Text and illustrations provide an introduction to the myths and legends of the Greeks and Romans.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allan, Tony.
Triumph of the hero.
Amsterdam : Time-Life Books, ©1998
(OCoLC)756452407
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Allan; Piers Vitebsky
ISBN: 0705435733 9780705435734
OCLC Number: 39911801
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: The time of the hero --
Quests and trials: --
Perseus, slayer of Medusa --
Tamer of the winged horse --
Jason and the Argonauts --
Medea's revenge --
Picture essay : magical beasts --
Then men were giants: --
Theseus, King of Athens --
Oedipus and the tragedy of Thebes --
The labours of Heracles --
Picture essay: dangerous damsels --
The Trojan tragedy --
The gathering of the host --
Picture essay : judgement of Paris --
The wrath of Achilles --
The fall of Troy --
Picture essay: a city that history forgot --
The Heroes come home: --
Many ways from Troy to Greece --
Odysseus, the wandering hero --
Aeneas, founder of the Roman race --
Romulus first builder of Rome --
Picture essay : imperial supermen --
The legacy of the heroes --
Index.
Series Title: Myth and mankind.
Other Titles: Greek and Roman myth
Greek and Roman myth and mankind
Responsibility: [writers, Tony Allan, Piers Vitebsky ; consultant, Michael Trapp].

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Text and illustrations provide an introduction to the myths and legends of the Greeks and Romans.

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