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Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece

Hugh Hollinghurt

Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece

by Hugh Hollinghurt

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Published by Heinemann (Txt) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10246319M
ISBN 100435364057
ISBN 109780435364052
OCLC/WorldCa639818046

Synopsis Schwab's retellings of stories about Prometheus, Zeus, Heracles, Odysseus, and other ancient Greek gods and heroes are based on close adherence to the original s: Life among the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece was a pretty lively affair. Take the day that the great god Zeus asked his son to split open his head with an ax or the time Apollo "kidnapped" a boadload of Cretans so he'd have someone to worship him or the argument between Zeus and his wife, Hera, that ended when he hung her over the edge of heaven by her hends (with a big stone.

Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece. by Gustav Schwab. The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *4/4(1). Editions for Gods, Heroes and Men of Ancient Greece: Mythology's Great Tales of Valor and Romance: (Paperback published in ), .

In the ancient past, the Gods and Goddesses of ancient Greece lived on Mount Olympus and ruled the world of mortals. Famous heroes shaped the course of history, beautiful women drew the gazes of gods and men alike, and the gods were both fickle in their favors . The following is a list of gods, goddesses and many other divine and semi-divine figures from ancient Greek mythology and ancient Greek religion. The list does not include creatures; for these, see List of Greek mythological creatures.


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Davis (Ha. This is the third in a series of six reviews focusing on books about Greek mythology/5. Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece by Gustav Schwab, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®. From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales.

Our Stores Are OpenBook AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelp/5(19). With well over pages the book also acts as a partial encyclopedia for the gods and heroes of ancient Greece.

Virtually every figure in ancient Greece is listed in the back of the book with a brief description of what their mainly known for along with the pages of the book in which they appear/5(32).

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Rouse (Author) › Visit Amazon's W. Rouse Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and by: 8. Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece: An illustrated wallchart showing the legends, descent and relationships of the gods and heroes of Greek mythology. With well over pages the book also acts as a partial encyclopedia for the gods and heroes of ancient Greece.

Virtually every figure in ancient Greece is listed in the back of the book with a brief description of what their mainly known for along with the pages of the book in which they appear/5(32). The mysterious and exciting legends of the gods and heroes in Ancient Greece, from the adventures of Perseus, the labours of Heracles, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, to Odysseus and the Trojan wars.

Introduced with wit and humour by Rick Riordan, creator of the highly successful Percy Jackson series. “Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece” are founded on legends and myths of Ancient stories.

It has three parts and it is classified as a book of stories. This work was translated into many languages and, despite some modifications by the author, it is very authentic.

The son of Zeus, Perseus belongs in the first rank of Greek heroes. Indeed to some he was a greater hero even than Heracles.

With the help of Hermes and Athena he slew the Gorgon Medusa, conquered a mighty sea monster and won the hand of the beautiful princess Andromeda. This volume tells of his. About Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural legacy.

Greek Mythology: An Adult Coloring Book with Powerful Greek Gods, Beautiful Greek Goddesses, Mythological Creatures, and the Legendary Heroes of Ancient Greece by Jade Summer | out of 5 stars Rouse, W.H.D.

Gods, Heroes and Men of Ancient Greece: Mythology Great Tales of Valor and Romance, New York: Penguin Books, Genre: Mythology. Recommended for 9th Graders. Story: “Theseus”. “Theseus” is one of the great hero stories in Rouse’s anthology of mythological tales/5. About the Author Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece was created by the late Robert A.

Brooks, who received his Ph.D. in classical philology from Harvard University. After enjoying a distinguished career as a classicist, Brooks served as a logistics analyst under President Lyndon Johnson before being appointed to the : Robert A. Brooks. This is a book of tales of the ancient Greece.

It introduces the most common Greek gods and heroes, which become the subject of many literature, plays, arts and movies throughout the centuries. There are many colourful pictures of great sculptures and paintings in the book, so one can learn the Greek mythology even more joyfully.

This book is about all the different Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes of ancient Greece and what they all did or could do. It talks about the Greek Gods and Heroes in maybe a different way than most would.

It provides varying information but it has a few loopholes. It is believable but don´t try to compare it to other books/5. From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural legacy.

These stories of heroes and powerful gods and goddesses are set forth simply and movingly, in language that retains the power and drama of the /5(2). About Gods, Heroes and Men of Ancient Greece The Adventures that Shaped the Western World First published inGods, Heroes and Men of Ancient Greece has become one of the most popular, enduring–and captivating–retellings of the ancient myths for modern readers.

From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural are Icarus flying too close to the sun, mighty Hercules, Achilles and that darn heel, the Trojans and their wooden horse, brave Perseus and 4/5(1).

‎From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural legacy. These stories of heroes and powerful gods /5(2).

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