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Title:
The Greek myths
Author:
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985.
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Edition:
revised edition.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : maps (1 folded) ; 19 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
v. 1: The Pelasgian creation myth -- The Homeric and Orphic creation myths -- The Olympian creation myth -- Two philosophical creation myths -- The five ages of man -- The castration of Uranus -- The dethronement of Cronus -- The birth of Athens -- Zeus and Metis -- The fates -- The birth of Aphrodite -- Hera and her children -- Zeus and Hera -- Births of Hermes, Apollo, Artemis, and Dionysus -- The birth of Eros -- Poseidon's nature and deeds -- Hermes's nature and deeds -- Aphrodite's nature and deeds -- Ares's nature and deeds -- Hestia's nature and deeds -- Apollo's nature and deeds -- Artemis's nature and deeds -- Hephaestus's nature and deeds -- Demeter's nature and deeds -- Athene's nature and deeds -- Pan's nature and deeds -- Dionysus's nature and deeds -- Orpheus -- Ganymedes -- Zagreus -- The gods of the underworld -- Tyche and Nemesis -- The children of the sea -- The children of Echidne -- The giants' revolt -- Typhon -- The Aloeids -- Deucalion's flood -- Atlas and Prometheus -- Eos -- Orion -- Helius -- The sons of Hellen -- Ion -- Alcyone and Ceyx -- Tereus -- Erechtheus and Eumolpus -- Boreas -- Alope -- Asclepius -- The Oracles -- The alphabet -- The Dactyls -- The Telchines -- The Empusae -- Io -- Phoroneus -- Europe and Cadmus -- Cadmus and Harmonia -- Belus and the Danaids -- Lamia -- Leda -- Ixion -- Endymion -- Pygmalion and Galatea -- Aeacus -- Sisyphus -- Salmoneus and Tyro -- Alcestis -- Athamas -- The mares of Glaucus -- Melampus -- Perseus -- The rival twins -- Bellerophon -- Antiope -- Niobe -- Caenis and Caeneus -- Erigone -- The Calydonian boar -- Telamon and Peleus -- Aristaeus -- Midas -- Cleobis and Biton -- Narcissus -- Phyllis and Carya -- Arion -- Minos and his brothers -- The loves of Minos -- The children of Pasiphae -- Scylla and Nisus -- Daedalus and Talos -- Catreus and Althaemenes -- The sons of Pandion -- The birth of Theseus -- The labours of Theseus -- Theseus and Medea -- Theseus in Crete -- The federalization of Attica -- Theseus and the Amazons -- Phaedra and Hippolytus -- Lapiths and centaurs -- Theseus in Tartarus -- The death of Theseus -- Map of the Greek world.

v. 2: Oedipus -- The seven against Thebes -- The Epigoni -- Tantalus -- Pelops and Oenomaus -- The children of Pelops -- Atreus and Thyestes -- Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra -- The vengeance of Orestes -- The trial of Orestes -- The pacification of the Erinnyes -- Iphigeneia among the Taurians -- The reign of Orestes -- The birth of Heracles -- The yourh of Heracles -- The daughters of Thespius -- Erginus -- The madness of Heracles -- The first labour: the Nemean lion -- The second labour: The Lernaean hydra -- The third labour: The Ceryneian hind -- The fourth labour: The Erymanthian boar -- The fifth labour: The stables of Augeias -- The sixth labour: The stymphalian birds -- The seventh labour: The Cretan bull -- The eighth labour: The mares of Diomedes -- The ninth labour: Hippolyte's girdle -- The tenth labour: The cattle of Geryon -- The eleventh labour: The apples of the Hesperides -- The twelfth labour: The capture of Cerberus -- The murder of Iphitus -- Omphale -- Hesione -- The conquest of Elis -- The capture of Pylus -- the sond of Hippocoon -- Auge -- Deianeira -- Heracles in Trachis -- Iole -- The apotheosis of Heracles -- The children of Heracles -- Linus -- The Argonauts assemble -- The Lemnian women and King Cyzicus -- Hylas, Amycus, and Phineus -- From the Symplegades to Colchis -- The seizure of the fleece -- The murder of Apsyrtus -- The Argo returns to Greece -- The death of Pelias -- Medea at Ephyra -- Medea in exile -- The foudnation of Troy -- Paris and Helen -- The first gathering at Aulis -- The second gathering at Aulis -- Nine years of war -- The wrath of Achilles -- The death of Achilles -- The madness of Ajax -- The oracles of Troy -- The wooden horse -- The sack of Troy -- The returns -- Odysseus's wanderings -- Odysseus's homecoming.
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ISBN:
9780140205084

9780140205091
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