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Heroes of the Greeks

Author: Kerenyi, Carl
Binding: 7
Pages: 440
Pub Date: 13/03/1978
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500270493
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Quick overview This study uses original sources, archaeological findings and psychological insight to provide an account of the lives of mythical figures - Achilles, Orpheus, Herakles, Oedipus and others. The narrative is complemented by illustrations from vase paintings and genealogical tables.
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The heroes of Greek mythology - Achilles, Orpheus, Herakles, Oedipus and others - preoccupied the minds of the ancient Greeks no less than the gods themselves. This study uses original sources, archaeological findings and psychological insight to provide an account of the lives of these mythical figures. The narrative is complemented by illustrations from vase paintings and genealogical tables of celebrated and lesser-known mythicl figures.

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