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Myths and Legends of All Nations: Famous Stories from the Greek, German, English, Spanish, Scandinavian, Danish, French, Russian, Bohemian, Italian and other sources

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A collections of stories from various nations.

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Prometheus the Friend of Man
The Labors of Hercules
From the German of Gustav Schwab.
Deucalion and Pyrrha
Theseus and the Centaur
Niobe
The Gorgon's Head
From Hawthorne's "Wonder Book."
The Golden Fleece
From Hawthorne's "Tanglewood Tales."
The Cyclops
From Church's "Stories from Homer."
Œdipus and the Sphinx
Adapted from
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Kindle Edition, 230 pages
Published March 24th 2011 (first published 1914)
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Erin
Aug 15, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: mythology
**Prometheus, the Friend of Man (Hello again, petty and vindictive monsters *ahem* Olympians)

***The Labors of Hercules (I think they left out just a few key details of that story...)

***Deucalion and Pyrrha (On the one hand, whoever wrote the Bible might be a complete hack, but on the other hand, this explains a whole lot regarding the Abrahamic God's petty vindictiveness)

*Theseus and the Centaur (Nothing quite like mass murder to cement a good manly... sure, let's just go ahead and call it "frie
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Peyton Scott
May 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Awesome

I didn't like it at all I rated it this so you can see my opinion. please don't get this book it's not worth ur time p/s
Pamela(AllHoney)
A collection of myths and legends, many I was already somewhat familiar with, others not as much. I had fun remembering those I was and found those I was not familiar enjoyable.
Ricky Kimsey
Oct 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Myths From Around The World

This is a collection of myths and legends from around the world. Hercules,King Arthur and El Cid are among the stories included in this volume.
Mark Schlechty
May 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
Interesting and diverse

This book had many interesting tales. Many of them were well-known Greek legends and myths . There are also many other stories from other cultures . It is well worth reading .
Peter Townsend
Nov 29, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great introduction and skeletal versions of some of the World's best myths and legends. Each chapter is a good introduction to a different myth. Can be read either before or after reading the full versions. Can help young and beginning readers with accessible versions of classic stories.
Bria
Sep 25, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
What's with all the editorializing, Logan?
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