Greek Gods and Heroes

Mass Market Paperback
$8.99 US
4.19"W x 6.88"H x 0.42"D  
On sale Oct 15, 1965 | 160 Pages | 978-0-440-93221-5
| Grade 7 & Up
Reading Level: Lexile 990L
The legends of ancient Greece have captivated audiences for centuries. They have inspired great works of art and literature. Mythical tales of the battles among the Olympian gods, King Midas and his golden touch, the romance of Echo and Narcissus, and the incredible labors of Hercules are timeless classics familiar to even the youngest reader. Now these and other fascinating legends are retold for today by a famous poet, novelist, and classicist.
Robert Graves (1895-1985) was a poet, novelist, translator, and author of more than 120 books of history, mythology, and fiction, including the historical novel I, Claudius and the mythological study The White Goddess. Born in England, he made his home in Majorca after 1929. He was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford in 1961 and made an Honorary Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford, in 1971. Good-bye to All That is his only autobiography. View titles by Robert Graves

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The legends of ancient Greece have captivated audiences for centuries. They have inspired great works of art and literature. Mythical tales of the battles among the Olympian gods, King Midas and his golden touch, the romance of Echo and Narcissus, and the incredible labors of Hercules are timeless classics familiar to even the youngest reader. Now these and other fascinating legends are retold for today by a famous poet, novelist, and classicist.

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Robert Graves (1895-1985) was a poet, novelist, translator, and author of more than 120 books of history, mythology, and fiction, including the historical novel I, Claudius and the mythological study The White Goddess. Born in England, he made his home in Majorca after 1929. He was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford in 1961 and made an Honorary Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford, in 1971. Good-bye to All That is his only autobiography. View titles by Robert Graves

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