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A few very light marks to front cover of jacket. Front edge of text block untrimmed.
J.P.Vernant, the acclaimed French classicist gives here a collection of Ancient Myths which he told to his grandson. From the creation of the Earth out of chaos to Odysseus' adventures, all of the Ancient Greek Myths are evoked in this resonant collection.
"Here, from a master scholar of Greek mythology, religion, and society, is a masterly narrative of the ancient 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 - all told with the resonance, verve, and passion of a modern bard in action." Robert Fagles, Princeton University.
- Vernant, Jean-Pierre
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