Herakles the hero of Thebes and other heroes of the myth / by Mary E. Burt and Zenaïde A. Ragozin. by Mary E. Burt

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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .

Written in English

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ContributionsRagozin, Zenaïde A., 1835-1925.
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14011233M
OCLC/WorldCa7937431

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Covering both Greek and Roman material, the book highlights areas of consensus and dissent, indicating avenues for further study on both details and broader issues. Easy to read, Herakles is perfectly suited to students of classics and related disciplines, and of interest to anyone looking for an insight into ancient Greece's most popular hero.

Author Edouard Cour revisits one of the greatest Greek myths by painting the often-heroic Herakles as, well somewhat of a jerk.

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Herakles Book 2 is a product of the French graphic artist Edouard Cour. Cour takes on the legendary myth of Herakles and serves as both the artist and scribe for the series, which spanned three volumes in the original French is brought to us by Lion Forge Press through their publishing arm, The Magnetic Collection/ End of Euripides’ “Herakles” * This is an ode in praise of Herakles’ is the earliest list and it mentions twelve of them and, whilst this number has taken the currency of a cannon, the labours themselves vary from author to author.

The ‘Argonautica’ is made up of four books. However, Herakles only appears in the first book. Herakles and Orpheus are put in charge of two groups making up the crew of the ‘Argonautica.’ However, Herakles was left behind at the island of the Mysians.

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