Hero Tales

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1st World Publishing, Nov 1, 2006 - Literary Collections - 156 pages
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A very long time ago, Apollo was born in the island of Delos. When the glad news of his birth was told, Earth smiled, and decked herself with flowers; the nymphs of Delos sang songs of joy that were heard to the utmost bounds of Greece; and choirs of whit
 

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Contents

HOW APOLLO CAME TO PARNASSUS
11
THE HUNT IN THE WOOD OF CALYDON
18
THE CHOICE OF HERCULES
26
ALPHEUS AND ARETHUSA
29
THE GOLDEN APPLE
31
PARIS AND CENONE
37
HESIONE
44
PARIS AND HELEN
52
THE HOARD OF THE ELVES
66
THE FORGING OF BALMUNG
79
IDUN AND HER APPLES
87
THE DOOM OF THE MISCHIEFMAKER
95
THE HUNT IN THE WOOD OF PUELLE
105
OGIER THE DANE AND THE FAIRIES
115
HOW CHARLEMAGNE CROSSED THE ALPS
118
WHAT HAPPENED AT RONCEVAUX
125

IPHIGENIA
55

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James Baldwin (1924-1987) burst on the literary scene in 1953 with his novel Go Tell It on the Mountain, which received excellent reviews and immediately was recognized as establishing a profound new voice in American letters. His acclaimed collection of essays, Notes of a Native Son, was published in 1955. A second collection of essays, Nobody Knows My Name, was published in 1961 between his novels Giovanni's Room (1956) and Another Country (1961).

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