Perseus

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In the story of Perseus, the hero, rejected and feared by his grandfather, is cast into the sea with his mother to die. Fortunately for Perseus, fate has other plans for them. Perseus kills a gorgon, a giant, and an angry sea rnonster; marries a beautiful princess; turns a crowd to stone; and saves his mother from a vengeful king. His destiny takes him back to his birthplace in search of his grandfather. Only then does he finally fulfill his fate and live happily ever after. ...
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Overview

In the story of Perseus, the hero, rejected and feared by his grandfather, is cast into the sea with his mother to die. Fortunately for Perseus, fate has other plans for them. Perseus kills a gorgon, a giant, and an angry sea rnonster; marries a beautiful princess; turns a crowd to stone; and saves his mother from a vengeful king. His destiny takes him back to his birthplace in search of his grandfather. Only then does he finally fulfill his fate and live happily ever after.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781584155584
  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane Pub Inc
  • Publication date: 7/15/2007
  • Series: Profiles in Greek and Roman Mythology Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 9 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


A Supernatural Birth     7
For Your Information: The Fates     13
Out of the Sea     15
For Your Information: Medusa and Her Gorgon Sisters     19
Perseus, the Gorgon Slayer     21
For Your Information: The Greek Oracles     27
Andromeda's Hero     29
For Your Information: Myths and Constellations     35
Perseus Fulfills His Fate     37
For Your Information: The Timing     44
Chapter Notes     45
Further Reading     46
For Young Adults     46
Works Consulted     46
On the Internet     47
Glossary     47
Index     48
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