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 - Murray - Goodreads
Pereus, Herakles, Theseus and many more are presented in this 400+ pages reference work. Like his Gods of the Greeks, it is the definitive work for scholars and lay-people alike. A must for any student of myth and its relationship to philosophy and spirituality. Read full review