Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

ISBN9780375714467
PublisherRandom House Inc.
PublishedDecember 3, 2008
Pages768
AuthorGustav Schwab
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight1.0 Kg.
Height9.2 in.
Width6.1 in.
Depth1.5 in.

Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

Gustav Schwab

PAPERBACK

December 3, 2008

From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural legacy. These stories of heroes and powerful gods and goddesses are set forth simply and movingly, in language that retains the power and drama of the original works by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Homer.

Introduction by Werner Jaeger
With black-and-white illustrations throughout

Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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Gustav Schwab

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ISBN9780375714467
PublisherRandom House Inc.
PublishedDecember 3, 2008
Pages768
AuthorGustav Schwab
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight1.0 Kg.
Height9.2 in.
Width6.1 in.
Depth1.5 in.

Synopsis

From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural legacy. These stories of heroes and powerful gods and goddesses are set forth simply and movingly, in language that retains the power and drama of the original works by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Homer.

Introduction by Werner Jaeger
With black-and-white illustrations throughout

Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

Buy Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) by Gustav Schwab at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

Editorial Reviews

“A superb volume, the keystone for any home library.”

– The New Yorker

“A book to be grateful for. . . . Schwab retells the legends of ancient Greece with splendid vigor and charm.”

– Commonweal