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Great myths of the world

Author: Padraic Colum
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All of the legendary heroic and tragic figures of antiquity appear in this treasury of tales, in myths derived from Egyptian, Babylonian, Persian, Hebrew, Hellenic, Latin, Celtic, Nordic, Mesoamerican, and other traditions. Larger-than-life figures populate these stories -- Isis and Osiris, Gilgamesh, Hercules and Pandora, Loki, Quetzalcoatl, and many more.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Padraic Colum
ISBN: 048644354X 9780486443546
OCLC Number: 59879705
Notes: Originally published: Orpheus. New York : Macmillan, 1930.
Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 291 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Orpheus
Responsibility: selected and retold by Padraic Colum.
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All of the legendary heroic and tragic figures of antiquity appear in this treasury of tales, in myths derived from Egyptian, Babylonian, Persian, Hebrew, Hellenic, Latin, Celtic, Nordic, Mesoamerican, and other traditions. Larger-than-life figures populate these stories -- Isis and Osiris, Gilgamesh, Hercules and Pandora, Loki, Quetzalcoatl, and many more.

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