Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

by Gustav Schwab

Hardcover(Bonded Leather)

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780385365901
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Publication date: 05/29/2018
Series: Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions Series
Edition description: Bonded Leather
Pages: 768
Sales rank: 5,915
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

GUSTAV SCHWAB (1792–1850) was a German writer, educator, pastor, and publisher. Born in Stuttgart, he studied philology, philosophy, and theology at the University of Tübingen. Schwab’s collection of myths and legends of classical antiquity was published in 1838 and was widely used in German schools.

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