The Heroes of the Greeks
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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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