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Greek mythology

Author: John Pinsent
Publisher: New York : P. Bedrick Books : Distributed in the USA by Harper & Row, 1983, ©1982.
Series: Library of the world's myths and legends.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the various origins of the Greek myths, and tells stories of the Greek gods and heros, tracing the development of the myths from primitive to sophisticated versions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Pinsent
ISBN: 0911745084 9780911745085
OCLC Number: 10162383
Notes: "New revised edition"--Title page verso.
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: The origins of the world --
The family of the gods --
Early man --
The children of Io --
The children of Aeolus --
The monster-killers --
The great exploits --
Thebes --
Heracles --
Athens --
Theseus --
The Trojan War --
The end of the heroes.
Series Title: Library of the world's myths and legends.
Responsibility: John Pinsent.

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Analyzes the development and social significance of the myth in Grecian society in addition to describing the exploits and physical attributes of individual gods and heroes.  Read more...

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