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The heroes of the Greeks

Author: Karl Kerényi
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 1974.
Series: Myth and man.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Records the histories of ancient warriors and demi-gods depicted in classical mythology and art treasures. The heroes of Greek mythology - Achilles, Orpheus, Herakles, Oedipus and others - preoccupied the minds of the ancient Greeks no less than the gods themselves. This study uses original sources, archaeological findings and psychological insight to provide an account of the lives of these mythical figures. The  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kerényi, Karl, 1897-1973.
Heroes of the Greeks.
London : Thames & Hudson, 1974
(OCoLC)1086400766
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Kerényi
ISBN: 050027049X 9780500270493 0500110077 9780500110072
OCLC Number: 1135369
Notes: Translation of Die Heroen der Griechen.
Description: xxiv, 439 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Series Title: Myth and man.
Other Titles: Heroen der Griechen.
Responsibility: C. Kerényi ; [translated by H.J. Rose].

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This study uses original sources, archaeological findings and psychological insight to provide an account of the lives of mythical figures - Achilles, Orpheus, Herakles, Oedipus and others. The  Read more...

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