Favorite Greek Myths

by Lilian Stoughton Hyde


Description:  A lively retelling of 35 favorite Greek myths, ranging from the short stories of Phaeton, Arachne and Bellerophon to the longer tales of Jason and his quest for the Golden Fleece, the twelve labors of Hercules, and Theseus and the Minotaur. Provides excellent material for cultivating the child's imagination and quickening his moral sense. Includes a complete guide to the pronunciation and explanation of unfamiliar names.


Additional information:

Ages:  9-12
Length:  229 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  ​Black and white
Year published:  2008
ISBN:  978-1-59915-261-5
Genres:  Literature, Greek Mythology

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Table of Contents

1. Prometheus
2. How Troubles Came to the World 
3. The Great Deluge 
4. Apollo and Daphine 
5. How Apollo Got His Lyre 
6. Mercury and Argus 
7. Ceres and Prosperpine 
8. Phaethon 
9. Clytie 
10. The Seven Sisters 
11. Endymion's Sleep 
12. Why Cadmus Founded a City 
13. Echo 
14. Narcissus 
15. Hyacinthus 
16. Perseus 
17. Arachne 
18. Jason and the Fleece 

19. Hylas
20. Procne and Philomela 
21. Bellerophon 
22. Tithonus 
23. Comatas and the Honey-Bees 
24. Adonis 
25. King Midas 
26. The King and the Oak 
27. Juno and Halcyone 
28. Hercules 
29. Theseus 
30. Philemon and Baucis 
31. Orpheus and Eurydice 
32. Ganymede 
33. The Bag of Winds 
34. Circe 
35. Arion and the Dolphin 
36. Psyche

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