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The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths

The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths review ☆ 3 The first anthology ever to present the entire range of ancient Greek and Roman stories from myths and fairy tales to jokesCaptured centaurs and satyrs talking animals people who suddenly change sex men who give birth the temporarily insane and the permanently thick witted delicate sensualists incompetent seers a woman who remembers too much a man who cannot laugh these are just some of the colorful characters who feature in the unforgettable stories that ancient Greeks and Romans told in their daily lives Together they created an incredibly rich body

review The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths

The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths review ☆ 3 Of popular oral stories that include but range well beyond mythology from heroic legends fairy tales and fables to ghost stories urban legends and jokes This uniue anthology presents the largest collection of these tales ever assembled Featuring nearly four hundred stories in authoritative and highly readable translations this is the first book to offer a representative selection of the entire range of traditional classical storytellingSet mostly in the world of humans not gods these stories focus on figures such as lovers tricksters philosophers mer

download Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ William Hansen

The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths review ☆ 3 Chants rulers athletes artists and soldiers The narratives range from the well known for example Cupid and Psyche Diogenes and his lantern and the tortoise and the hare to lesser known tales that deserve wider attention Entertaining and fascinating they offer a uniue window into the fantasies anxieties humor and passions of the people who told themComplete with beautiful illustrations by Glynnis Fawkes a comprehensive introduction notes andthis one of a kind anthology will delight general readers as well as students of classics fairy tales and folklor

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  • The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths
  • William Hansen
  • English
  • 14 October 2018
  • 0691170150