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Classical gods and heroes : myths as told by the ancient authors

Author: Rhoda A Hendricks
Publisher: New York : Morrow Quill Paperbacks, 1978, ©1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Morrow Quill pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Presents the myths of the Greeks and Romans in direct translation from the original words of the classical authors, featuring familiar myths and those which have had a significant influence on Western culture.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rhoda A Hendricks
ISBN: 0688052797 9780688052799
OCLC Number: 11734839
Description: xi, 322 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The Major deities (chart) --
The Creation --
The Birth of Zeus --
Zeus and the Titans --
Pandora --
The Ages of mankind --
The Council of the gods --
The Flood --
Deucalion and Pyrrha --
The Birth of Athena --
The Muses --
Demeter --
Atlas --
Daphne and Apollo --
Io --
Phaeton --
Europa --
Arachne --
Tantalus --
Niobe --
Dionysus --
Hermes and Apollo --
Pan --
Echo and Narcissus --
Perseus and Andromeda --
Bellerophon and Pegasus --
Daedalus --
Oedipus and Sphinx --
Oedipus the King --
The Building of the walls of Troy --
The Infant Heracles --
The Labors of Heracles --
Heracles --
Theseus --
The Marriage of Peleus and Thetis --
The Judgement of Paris --
Hector and Achilles --
The Trojan Horse --
The Cyclopes --
Circe --
The Sirens and Scylla and Charybdis --
Aeneas and the lower world --
Cupid and Psyche --
Pyramus and Thisbe --
Pygmalion.
Responsibility: translated and introduced by Rhoda A. Hendricks.

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Presents the myths of the Greeks and Romans in direct translation from the original words of the classical authors, featuring familiar myths and those which have had a significant influence on Western culture.

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