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Greek gods and heroes : 40 inspiring icons

Author: Sylvie Baussier; Almasty (Firm),
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Wide Eyed Editions, [2018] ©2017
Series: 40 inspiring icons.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The angriest gods...The bravest mortals...The 40 most iconic Greek gods and heroes of all time are here! Learn how the Greek mythology sparked humankind's imagination and why these epic stories have been retold for thousands of years. Meet the king of the gods and the ruler of the seas, uncover the horrors of the underworld, discover the allure of Aphrodite, and learn about the triumphs and tragedies that befell  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Myths
Folklore
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Folklore Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvie Baussier; Almasty (Firm),
ISBN: 9781786031433 1786031434
OCLC Number: 1014353838
Notes: First published in 2017 in French by Gallimard Jeunesse, France, ©2017 ; translation ©2018 Quarto Publishing.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Gaia --
Cronus --
Zeus --
Themis --
Hera --
Hestia --
Prometheus --
Pandora --
Hades --
Demeter --
Persephone --
Aphrodite --
Hephaestus --
Ares --
Athena --
Poseidon --
Apollo --
Artemis --
Asclepius --
Hermes --
Dionysus --
Perseus --
Sisyphus --Oedipus --
Antigone --
Heracles --
Orpheus --
Jason --
Medea --
Minotaur --
Theseus --
Ariadne --
Phædra --
Tantalus --
Helen --
Agamemnon --
Iphigenia --
Electra --
Achilles --
Odysseus.
Series Title: 40 inspiring icons.
Other Titles: Dieux.
Greek gods & heroes
40 inspiring icons
Forty inspiring icons
Responsibility: Sylvie Baussier and Almasty.

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"The angriest gods...The bravest mortals...The 40 most iconic Greek gods and heroes of all time are here! Learn how the Greek mythology sparked humankind's imagination and why these epic stories have been retold for thousands of years. Meet the king of the gods and the ruler of the seas, uncover the horrors of the underworld, discover the allure of Aphrodite, and learn about the triumphs and tragedies that befell the ancient world's biggest stars. Each god, mortal, and monster in a legend in their own right, but who will you choose as your hero?"--Back cover.

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