The Greek Myths

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S&T, 25 de dez. de 2014 - 216 páginas

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.

 

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Conteúdo

The Primordials
1
The Titans
9
The Twelve Olympians of the Pantheon
17
The Creation and the Spread of Man
39
Other Gods and Goddesses
46
Short Stories
62
Founding of Athens
63
Ion Son of Apollo
65
Chelone Becoming the Tortoise
95
Nisus and Scylla
96
Ceyx and Alcyone
97
Galatea Acis and Polyphemus
98
Heroes and the Adventures
99
Heracles and His Labours
103
Jason and the Argonauts
117
Peleus Father of Achilles
128

Punishment of Ixion
66
Halia Rhode and the Heliadae
67
Phaethon Son of Helios
68
Sisyphus and his Eternal Punishment
69
The Abduction of Europa
70
Cadmus Founder of Thebes
71
Phrixus and Helle
73
Founding of Troy
74
Amphion and Zethus the Twins of Thebes
76
Aeacus the Renowned King of Aegina
77
Arethusa and Alpheus the Well and the River
78
Orion the Gigantic Hunter
79
Melampus a Seer that Understood Animal Language
80
Admetus the Man Whom Apollo Thanked
81
Midas Touch
82
Cephalus and Procris
83
Daedalus the Skillful Craftsman
85
Codrus Last King of Athens
86
Pygmalion and Galatea
87
Metamorphoses and Nature Myths
88
Adonis
89
Echo and Narcissus
91
Clytie
92
Hyacinth Lover of Apollo
93
Arachne the Weaver
94
Theseus and the Minotaur
130
Orpheus to the Underworld
136
Atalanta and the Race with Hippomenes
138
Oedipus and the Seven against Thebes
140
House of Atreus
145
Tantalus and his Heinous Crime
146
Pelops and the Charioteer Myrtilus
148
Niobe a Mother Who Angered Leto
150
Atreus and Thyestes Sons of Pelops
151
Agamemnon and Menelaus Kings in the Trojan War
152
Orestes and the End of the Family Curse
153
Myths of Constellations
156
Laelaps and the Teumessian Fox
157
Arion and the Dolphin
158
Bellerophon and Pegasus
159
Castor and Pollux
161
Cupbearer Ganymede
163
The Crow to Fetch Water
164
The Epics
165
Odyssey
186
Appendex
195
Maps of Constellations
198
Index
200
GreekRoman Names of the Divines
205
Photo Credits
206

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