The griffin and the dinosaur : how Adrienne Mayor discovered a fascinating link between myth and science (Audiobook on CD, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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The griffin and the dinosaur : how Adrienne Mayor discovered a fascinating link between myth and science

Author: Marc Aronson; Adrienne Mayor; Graham Rowat; Chris Müller; Recorded Books, LLC.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2015] ℗2015
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Juvenile audience : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Traces the research scientist co-author's explorations in Greece and the Gobi Desert for the origins of the mythical griffin, relating the story of the ancient Scythians and the griffins that were said to have guarded their treasure.
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Genre/Form: Children's audiobooks
Audiobooks
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Adrienne Mayor; Adrienne Mayor; Adrienne Mayor
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Aronson; Adrienne Mayor; Graham Rowat; Chris Müller; Recorded Books, LLC.
ISBN: 9781490683607 1490683607 9781426311086 1426311087
OCLC Number: 908768799
Notes: Title from container.
Compact disc.
In container (17 cm.).
Performer(s): Narrated by Graham Rowat ; book illustrated by Chris Müller.
Target Audience: 5 years and up.
Description: 1 audio disc (30 min.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (48 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 29 cm)
Other Titles: Griffin & the dinosaur
National geographic.
Responsibility: Marc Aronson with Adrienne Mayor.

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Could Griffins have been real? When Adrienne Mayor carefully read the ancient Greek and Roman descriptions, this mythic hybrid of a lion and an eagle sounded like something people had actually seen.  Read more...

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