The Heroes of the Greeks
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 narrative is complemented by illustrations from vase paintings and genealogical tables of celebrated and lesser-known mythicl figures.
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Review: The Heroes of the GreeksUser Review - Ruric Amhari - Goodreads
Retelling of many of the Greekl heroic myths in accessible and easy language. Read full review
Review: The Heroes of the GreeksUser Review - Chris - Goodreads
The Heroes of the Greeks was written by Károly Kerényi. His preface opens up the broad scope of the book, illuminating the Greek world which lies between the Caucasus Mountains and the mouth of the ... Read full review