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Best remembered for his collections of folk and fairy tales, Andrew Lang was also highly regarded as a Homeric scholar. In this thrilling book, superbly illustrated by H. J. Ford, Lang draws masterfully upon his classical training to bring to life some of the central stories of Greek mythology. Readers will follow the exciting adventures of Ulysses from his boyhood through his perilous return from the Trojan War, meet the lovely Helen of Troy, hear about the amazing Trojan horse, join Jason on his determined ...
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Best remembered for his collections of folk and fairy tales, Andrew Lang was also highly regarded as a Homeric scholar. In this thrilling book, superbly illustrated by H. J. Ford, Lang draws masterfully upon his classical training to bring to life some of the central stories of Greek mythology. Readers will follow the exciting adventures of Ulysses from his boyhood through his perilous return from the Trojan War, meet the lovely Helen of Troy, hear about the amazing Trojan horse, join Jason on his determined quest for the Golden Fleece, encounter the fierce, beautiful Amazons, and learn about the legendary deeds of other remarkable Greek heroes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780571049844
  • Publisher: Faber and Faber
  • Publication date: 11/28/1978
  • Series: Faber Fanfares Series
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 1.00 (w) x 1.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Ulysses the Sacker of Cities
I. The boyhood and parents of Ulysses
II. How people lived in the time of Ulysses
III. The wooing of Helen of the fair hands
IV. The stealing of Helen
V. Trojan victories
VI. Battle at the ships
VII. The slaying and avenging of Patroclus
VIII. The cruelty of Achilles, and the ransoming of Hector
IX. How Ulysses stole the luck of Troy
X. The battle with the Amazons and Memnon--the death of Achilles
XI. Ulysses sails to seek the son of Achilles--the valour of Eurypylus
XII. The Slaying of Paris
XIII. How Ulysses invented the device of the horse of tree
XIV. The end of the Troy and the saving of Helen
The Wanderings of Ulysses
I. The slaying of Agamemnon and the sorrows of Ulysses
II. The enchantress Circe, the Land of the Dead, the Sirens
III. The whirlpool, the sea monster, and the cattle of the sun
IV. How Telemachus went to seek his father
V. How Ulysses escaped from the island of Calypso
VI. How Ulysses was wrecked, yet reached Phaeacia
VII. How Ulysses came to his own country, and for safety disguised himself as an old beggar man
VIII. Ulysses comes disguised as a beggar to his own palace
IX. The slaying of the wooers
X. The end
The Fleece of Gold
I. The children of the cloud
II. The search for the fleece
III. The winning of the fleece
Theseus
I. The wedding of Aethra
II. The boyhood of Theseus
III. Adventures of Theseus
IV. Theseus finds his father
V. Heralds come for tribute
VI. Theseus in Crete
VII. The slaying of the Minotaur
Perseus
I. The Prison of Danae
II. The vow of Perseus
III. Perseus and Andromeda
IV. How Perseus avenged Danae
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  • Posted January 25, 2011

    LOVE IT!

    Greek Stories.....LOVE THEM....Perseus, Theseus...Odysseus...AWESOME

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    Wat is it? Will gave me the rong one. I needed it for rl cuz u wernt posting

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