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The Universe, the Gods and Mortals free pdf 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.

About Jean-Pierre Vernant

Jean-Pierre Vernant is one of the most remarkable classicists of our time. Professor at Paris's CollA ge de France and author of numerous academic publications on the subject of Greek mythology, Vernant's 'fairy tale' narrative is infused with a wealth of insight as well as a lifetime's knowledge.

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Author : Jean-Pierre Vernant
Publisher : Profile Books Ltd
Data Published : 01 October 2002
ISBN : 1861973993
EAN : 9781861973993
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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