Great Heroes of Mythology

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MetroBooks, 1997 - Social Science - 176 pages
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This elegant volume presents and discusses mythological tales of heroes from many different cultures around the world. With stories from Classical Greece, ancient Egypt, the Middle East, Scandinavia, sub-Saharan Africa, North and South America, Ireland, and more, the result is a global perspective on the hero's role in mythology.

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Contents

Introduction
7
Heroes of Classical Greek Mythology
29
Heroes of the British Isles
45
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About the author (1997)

Petra Press is a freelance writer of young adult nonfiction, specializing in the diverse culture of the Americas. Her more than twenty books include histories of U.S. immigration, education, and settlement of the West, as well as portraits of numerous original cultures. She lives with her husband, David, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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