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Tales of Troy and Greece

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Andrew Lang draws on his classical learning to recount the Homeric legend of the wars between the Greeks and the Trojans. Paris, Helen of Troy, Achilles, Hector, Ulysses, the Amazons and the Wooden Horse all figure in this magical introduction to one of the greatest legends ever told. Also included in this book are the adventures of Theseus and his dramatic battle with the Minotaur with the help of Ariadne, and the quest of Jason for the Golden Fleece with the help of the Princess Medea. AUTHOR Andrew Lang (31 March 1844, Selkirk 20 July 1912, Banchory, Kincardineshire) was a prolific Scots man of letters. He was a poet, novelist, and literary critic, and contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as one of the most important collector of folk and fairy tales.

Product code: 9781853261725

ISBN 9781853261725
Publisher Wordsworth Editions Ltd
No. Of Pages 256
Series Wordsworth Children's Classics
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129xS13
Edition New edition
The author recounts the Homeric legend of the wars between the Greeks and the Trojans. Paris, Helen of Troy, Achilles, Hector, Ulysses, the Amazons and the wooden horse all figure in this introduction to one of the great legends. Other great legends of the same period are also retold.