The Heroes of the Greeks

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Thames and Hudson, 1974 - Social Science - 439 pages
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In this companion to C. Kerenyi's classic The Gods of the Greeks, he presents the heroes of Greek mythology who preoccupied the minds of the ancient Greeks no less than the gods themselves. The compelling narrative is based throughout on original sources and complemented by illustrations from vase paintings and genealogical tables of celebrated and less celebrated mythical figures.

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User Review  - Dayla - Goodreads

Greek Mythology told well. Although Mrs. Teel's, seventh grade "Greek Mythology" class at Walker Junior High School in La Palma, California, was even better in 1969. Read full review

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Retelling of many of the Greekl heroic myths in accessible and easy language. Read full review

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