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Greek MythologyThe Complete World of Greek Mythology (Complete Series). Greek Mythology. A retelling of Greek myths is combined here with a comprehensive account of the world in which the myths developed, their themes, their relevance to Greek religion and society, and their relationship to the landscape. The Complete World of Greek Mythology.

Greek Myths RetoldSongs on Bronze: Greek Myths Retold. Greek Myths Retold. Most of us would like to know the Greek myths better than we do. In bold, sensuous prose, Nigel Spivey tells of Zeus and Prometheus, Demeter and Persephone, and how the world began; of Herakles, Perseus and Theseus, of Jason and the Argonauts, of the Trojan War and the travels of Odysseus, of the tragedy of Oedipus and Orpheus in the Underworld. In his hands, these ancient stories are revealed anew as indestructible tales of love and strife, of secret compacts and open rivalries, of bravery and enchantment. "Songs on Bronze" is a vigorous revision of the classics that is likely to become a classic in its own right.

Myths of the Ancient Greeks. Myths of the Ancient Greeks. The ancient stories of classical Greece come to life in an accessible and authoritative anthology that includes that chronicles the exploits of such heroes as Herakles and Perseus, the tragic love of Orpheus and Eurydice, Demeter's quest to find her lost daughter Persephone, and the machinations of Zeus, Hermes, Dionysus, and the other gods.

Greek MythsThe Orchard Book of Greek Myths. Greek Myths. This excellent collection of 16 favourite Greek myths catches all the magic of the stories for today's readers with its lively retellings and appealing illustrations. Included in this collection are the adventures of Jason, Theseus and Odysseus, the story of Icarus who flew too close to the sun, and King Midas whose touch turns everything to gold. In addition, there are also lesser-known stories such as Atalanta, the goddess who can run faster than any man, and Arachne the spinner who boasts too much and is turned into a spider. These stories have been wonderfully adapted by talented storyteller Geraldine McCaughrean who has captured all the thrills and drama of the original tales. Gloriously illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark this is a super collection of stories and a superb gift to give, read and enjoy.

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