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Author Graves, Robert, 1895-1985.

Title Greek Gods and Heroes
Published Newburyport : RosettaBooks, 2014
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Contents Intro; Title Page; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction; I. The Palace of Olympus; II. Other Gods and Goddesses; III. Demeter's Lost Daughter; IV. The Titans; V. The Underworld of Tartarus; VI. The Birth of Hermes; VII. Orpheus; VIII. Deucalion's Flood; IX. Orion; X. Asclepius; XI. King Midas's Ears; XII. Melampus and Phylacus; XIII. Europa and Cadmus; XIV. Daedalus; XV. Bellerophon; XVI. Theseus; XVII. Sisyphus; XVIII. The Labours of Heracles; XIX. The Giants' Rebellion; XX. Two Other Rebellions; XXI. Jason and the Golden Fleece; XXII. Alcestis; XXIII. Perseus
XXIV. The Hunt of the Calydonian BoarXXV. The Beef-eating Contest; XXVI. The Seven Against Thebes; XXVII. The End of the Olympians
Summary A retelling of the greatest myths and legends of the ancient Greek gods and heroes for readers of all ages by a celebrated historical novelist. 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 and breathtakingly generous to those they smiled upon. From Midas' tragic gift to the exploits of Hercules and the curse of Pandora, renowned classicist and historical novelist Robert Graves brings the legends of ancient Greece to life in a lively, accessible way that's sure to appeal to everyone; from children to adults, and from casual readers to serious scholars
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ISBN 0795336519
9780795336515