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Apr 01, 2003 | ISBN 9780451206855

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Table Of Contents

Myths of the Ancient Greeks – Richard P. Martin The Beginnings: Gods and Creatures
Offspring of Iapetos the Titan
Descendants of Atlas, Greek and Trojan
Warriors, Kings, and Heroines from Zeus
The Ancient Greek World
Mainland Greece
Introduction
Book 1. The Beginnings
1. The World Begins
2. Night and Sea
3. The Coming of Zeus
4. Battles of the Gods
5. The Final Struggles of Zeus
6. The Marriages of Zeus
7. The Birth of Apollo and Artemis
8. Prometheus and the Human World
9. Prometheus Punished
10. The Great Flood
Book 2. Singers, Players, and Rivals
11. The Muses and Their Offspring
12. The Song of Orpheus
13. The Muses Victorious
14. Apollo’s Rival
15. Hermes Tricks Apollo
16. Pan the Goat-God
Book 3. Lovers Mortal and Divine
17. The Loves of Apollo
18. Fiery Births: Asklepios and Dionysus
19. The God of Ecstasy
20. Demeter and Persephone
21. Dangerous Huntress
22. Hephaestus the Smith
23. Aphrodite’s Loves
24. Cosmic Couples
Book 4. The Tales of Athens
25. Athens Arises
26. Crimes in Regal Blood
27. Tales from the Virgin’s City
Book 5. Theseus, Lord of Athens
28. The Sword Under the Stone
29. The Cretan Adventure
30. Life After the Labyrinth
31. Final Falls
Book 6. Herakles, Greatest of Heroes
32. The Glory of Hera
33. The Hero Grows Up
34. The Labors of Herakles
35. The Last Years of Herakles
36. A Wedding and a Funeral
Book 7. Once and Future Heroes
37. Perseus the Boaster
38. Perseus Finds a Wife
39. Jason and the Voyage East
40. A Prize and a Princess
41. Jason and Medea
Book 8. The Saga of Thebes
42. Two Foundations
43. Family Misfortunes
44. Savior and Destroyer: Oedipus the King
45. Fraternal War
46. The Final Sacrifice
Book 9. The War at Troy
47. The Cosmic Struggle
48. Judgment and Reward
49. On Pelops’ Island
50. Prelude to War
51. The Wrath of Achilles
52. The End of Troy
53. The Returns of the Heroes
54. Odysseus, Last Hero Home
55. A Return to Ithaca
56. End of an Era
Further Reading
Index

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