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Stories of the Ancient Greeks (Yesterday's Classics)
The story of ancient Greece from the earliest mythical tales of heroes and winded horses to the more modern histories of Alexander the Great and the Roman Conquest of the Greek city states. This is a great introduction to the Mythical Greek gods, warriors, Kings and poets. The book includes the tale of the attempted Persian conquest by King Xerxes and the last stand of the ...more
Paperback, 332 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Yesterday's Classics
(first published 2008)
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Originally copyrighted in 1903, this classic set of Greek myths and true Greek history is a must read for all students of Western civilization, which is so heavily indebted to Greek culture. The book contains 32 famous myths and follows with 32 historically accurate tales of ancient Greece and those who lived there. A great classic to get a young person acquainted with the wonders and joys of Greek mythology.