A Story of the Golden Age of Greek Heroes

by James Baldwin

Description:  This book paves the way to an enjoyable reading of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, by presenting the legends about the causes of the Trojan War woven into a continuous narrative, ending where the story of the Iliad begins. The youthful Odysseus is the hero, as he journeys to visit his grandfather Autolycus, then Nestor and Menelaus, hearing the old stories as he goes.

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Ages:  8-12
Length:  293 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-026-0
Genres:  Literature, Greek Mythology

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Table of Contents

1. A Glimpse of the World
2. A Voyage on the Sea 
3. The Centre of the Earth 
4. The Silver-Bowed Apollo 
5. The King of the Cattle Thieves 
6. Two Famous Boar-Hunts 
7. At Old Cheiron's School 
8. The Golden Apple 
9. The Swineherd 
10. The Sea Robbers of Messene 
11. The Bow of Eurytus 

12. The Most Beautiful Woman in the World
13. A Race for a Wife 
14. How a Great Hero Met His Master 
15. Long Live the King! 
16. The Children of Prometheus 
17. A Cause of War 
18. An Unwilling Hero 
19. Heroes in Strange Garb 
20. Becalmed at Aulis 
21. The Long Siege

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