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The Greek myths : stories of the Greek gods and heroes vividly retold, Robin Waterfield and Kathryn Waterfield

Label
The Greek myths : stories of the Greek gods and heroes vividly retold
Title
The Greek myths
Title remainder
stories of the Greek gods and heroes vividly retold
Statement of responsibility
Robin Waterfield and Kathryn Waterfield
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The myths told by the Greeks are as important as their history for our understanding of what they believed, thought and felt, and of what they expressed in writing and visual art. Mythology was inextricably interwoven with the entire fabric of their public and private lives
Cataloging source
OE#
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Waterfield, Robin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL783
LC item number
.W38 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Waterfield, Kathryn
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gods, Greek
  • Heroes
  • Legends
  • Tales
  • Gods, Greek
  • Heroes
  • Legends
  • Tales
  • Greece
Label
The Greek myths : stories of the Greek gods and heroes vividly retold, Robin Waterfield and Kathryn Waterfield
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • NOPDQ
  • Published by Metro Books by arrangement with Quercus Publishing
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Hope For Humankind -- The Population of the Earth -- 2. The Ascent Of The Olympian Gods -- In the Beginning -- War against the Titans -- War against the Giants -- Zeus and His Brothers -- 3. The Gods Of Olympus -- Zeus the King -- Hera -- Hestia -- Demeter -- Aphrodite -- Ares -- Hephaestus -- Athena -- Apollo -- Artemis -- Hermes -- Dionysus -- 4. The Age Of Heroes -- The Flood -- The Line of Deucalion -- The Argonauts and the Golden Fleece -- The Calydonian Boar Hunt -- Io and the Danaids -- Perseus and the Gorgon -- Bellerophon -- 5. Thebes In The Age Of Heroes -- Cadmus, Europa, and the Foundation of Thebes -- Oedipus -- The Seven against Thebes -- 6. Mycenae In The Age Of Heroes -- The Curse of the House of Atreus -- Atreus and Thyestes -- The End of the Atreid Curse -- 7. Athens In The Age Of Heroes -- The First Athenian Kings -- The Labours of Theseus -- Theseus and the Minotaur -- King Theseus -- 8. Heracles -- The Birth of Heracles -- The Twelve Labours of Heracles -- Heracles the King-Maker -- Heracles Becomes a God
  • 9. The Trojan War -- The Marriage of Peleus and Thetis -- The Judgement of Paris -- The Abduction of Helen -- The Greeks Prepare for War -- The Greek Landing -- Achilles Withdraws -- Agamemnon's Dream -- Menelaus and Paris -- Diomedes' Day of Glory -- Hector Triumphant -- Envoys and Spies -- The Assault on the Ships -- The Deception of Zeus -- The Death of Patroclus -- The Return of Achilles -- The Death of Hector -- Two Funerals -- The Death of Achilles -- The Wooden Horse -- The Fall of Troy -- 10. Odysseus' Return -- Trouble on Ithaca -- Telemachus' Journey -- Odysseus on Scheria -- The Cyclops Polyphemus -- Aeolus, the Laestrygonians, and Circe -- The Underworld -- Dangers at Sea -- The Cattle of the Sun -- Odysseus Reaches Ithaca -- At the Swineherd's Hut -- In the Palace -- Penelope Meets the Beggar -- Vengeance -- Reunion -- 11. The End Of Hope -- Pandora
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781435132429
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871425077
  • 1818478
  • (OCoLC)ocn871425077
Label
The Greek myths : stories of the Greek gods and heroes vividly retold, Robin Waterfield and Kathryn Waterfield
Publication
Note
  • NOPDQ
  • Published by Metro Books by arrangement with Quercus Publishing
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Hope For Humankind -- The Population of the Earth -- 2. The Ascent Of The Olympian Gods -- In the Beginning -- War against the Titans -- War against the Giants -- Zeus and His Brothers -- 3. The Gods Of Olympus -- Zeus the King -- Hera -- Hestia -- Demeter -- Aphrodite -- Ares -- Hephaestus -- Athena -- Apollo -- Artemis -- Hermes -- Dionysus -- 4. The Age Of Heroes -- The Flood -- The Line of Deucalion -- The Argonauts and the Golden Fleece -- The Calydonian Boar Hunt -- Io and the Danaids -- Perseus and the Gorgon -- Bellerophon -- 5. Thebes In The Age Of Heroes -- Cadmus, Europa, and the Foundation of Thebes -- Oedipus -- The Seven against Thebes -- 6. Mycenae In The Age Of Heroes -- The Curse of the House of Atreus -- Atreus and Thyestes -- The End of the Atreid Curse -- 7. Athens In The Age Of Heroes -- The First Athenian Kings -- The Labours of Theseus -- Theseus and the Minotaur -- King Theseus -- 8. Heracles -- The Birth of Heracles -- The Twelve Labours of Heracles -- Heracles the King-Maker -- Heracles Becomes a God
  • 9. The Trojan War -- The Marriage of Peleus and Thetis -- The Judgement of Paris -- The Abduction of Helen -- The Greeks Prepare for War -- The Greek Landing -- Achilles Withdraws -- Agamemnon's Dream -- Menelaus and Paris -- Diomedes' Day of Glory -- Hector Triumphant -- Envoys and Spies -- The Assault on the Ships -- The Deception of Zeus -- The Death of Patroclus -- The Return of Achilles -- The Death of Hector -- Two Funerals -- The Death of Achilles -- The Wooden Horse -- The Fall of Troy -- 10. Odysseus' Return -- Trouble on Ithaca -- Telemachus' Journey -- Odysseus on Scheria -- The Cyclops Polyphemus -- Aeolus, the Laestrygonians, and Circe -- The Underworld -- Dangers at Sea -- The Cattle of the Sun -- Odysseus Reaches Ithaca -- At the Swineherd's Hut -- In the Palace -- Penelope Meets the Beggar -- Vengeance -- Reunion -- 11. The End Of Hope -- Pandora
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781435132429
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871425077
  • 1818478
  • (OCoLC)ocn871425077

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