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


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Product Description

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

Additional Information

Author Name Gustav Schwab
Format Paperback
Publisher Pantheon
Published October 09, 2001
Language English
ISBN 10 0375714464
ISBN 13 9780375714467

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