The Universe, the Gods and Mortals: Ancient Greek Myths by Jean-Pierre Vernant

The Universe, the Gods and Mortals: Ancient Greek Myths by Jean-Pierre Vernant

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Here one of the world's great classical scholars retells for a general audience the haunting central myths of the Greek world - 'the roots of its creation, the eternal tug-of-war between its gods and mortals, and the heart and soul of its tragedies and epic poems' - the Creation, the war of the gods and Titans, the empire of Zeus and the Olympian gods, tales of the Trojan War, the voyage of Odysseus, the stories of Dionysus, Oedipus, Perseus - all told with a new freshness and simplicity.

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SKU GOR004133757
Title The Universe, the Gods and Mortals: Ancient Greek Myths
Author By (author) Jean-Pierre Vernant
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Profile Books Ltd
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 1861973985
ISBN 13 9781861973986
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

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Here one of the world's great classical scholars retells for a general audience the haunting central myths of the Greek world - 'the roots of its creation, the eternal tug-of-war between its gods and mortals, and the heart and soul of its tragedies and epic poems' - the Creation, the war of the gods and Titans, the empire of Zeus and the Olympian gods, tales of the Trojan War, the voyage of Odysseus, the stories of Dionysus, Oedipus, Perseus - all told with a new freshness and simplicity.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR004133757
Title The Universe, the Gods and Mortals: Ancient Greek Myths
Author By (author) Jean-Pierre Vernant
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Profile Books Ltd
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 1861973985
ISBN 13 9781861973986
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.