Universe the Gods and Men Tpb

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The Universe, the Gods and Mortals Presents a study of Greek mythology. This book takes you from the Trojan War to the voyage of Odysseus, from the story of Dionysus to the destiny of Oedipus and to Perseus' confrontation with the Gorgons. Full description

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The author recreates the world system understood by the ancient Greeks to place the human and divine characters of Greek mythology in their proper context for the first time for modern readers. Reprint.

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"Storytelling at its best . A rich treasury for all readers." -- Library Journal

"An engorssing, stimulating and lively book." -- London Times Literary Supplement

"Storytelling at its best ... A rich treasury for all readers."--Library Journal

"An engorssing, stimulating and lively book."--London Times Literary Supplement

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