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  - Ruric Amhari - Goodreads

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

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User 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

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