11 edition of Old Greek Stories found in the catalog.
February 28, 2006
by 1st World Library
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||196|
This is a list of children's classic books published no later than and still available in the English language.. Books specifically for children existed by the 17th century. Before that, books were written mainly for adults – although some later became popular with children. In this book retelling of old Greek stories involving mythological heroes and their adventures. Fiction & Literature Global Nav Open Menu Global Nav Close Menu1/5(2).
A child who shares her name with a Greek god wants to learn more about the legends and history behind her name. The Book Doctor goes on a search for the best myth collections for small children. A retelling of old Greek stories involving mythological heroes and their adventures. Tales include those of Prometheus, Io, Perseus and Theseus. This book was very good. It was easy to understand and follow. If you want to know the old Greek stores this is the book /5().
One of my great sadnesses is that I don’t actually read ancient Greek, I was never taught at school and I’ve never learnt. So I’ve always had to rely on translations and, for me, he’s the best. In the book is he just translating ancient texts or is he telling the stories himself? He’s read them in the original and then he tells them. Greek mythology, body of stories concerning the gods, heroes, and rituals of the ancient Greeks. That the myths contained a considerable element of fiction was recognized by the more critical Greeks, such as the philosopher Plato in the 5th–4th century bce.
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see; Cover painting 'Gods of Olympus by Giulion Romano' Author James Balwin - 'Old Greek Stories' Is in the public domain.4/5(). When I got this book, Old Greek Stories, I thought that it would have the Greek gods, but, no, it had the Roman names for the Greek gods.
In other words, it's not a collection of Greek stories, it's Greek stories that have Roman names to them. The characters that aren't the gods are Greek, but the gods are given their Roman names.4/5().
Nice stories explained in a simple language is very good for helping children increase vocabulary and fantasize about ancient Greek mythologies A good book with simp!e vocabulary. Little stories with good morals and a heroic ending is essential for little kids/5.
The Project Gutenberg EBook of Old Greek Stories, by James Baldwin This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. In this book retelling of old Greek stories involving mythological heroes and their adventures.
This is a Old Greek Stories book on Greek stories but it gives Roman names for the gods and goddesses. Joey. 00, 07/18/ Ok Good book but the gods and goddesses are in roman form and the book is on Greek gods. Huan Nguyen, 11/13/ Great book.
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The complete text of Old Greek Stories. Old Greek Stories By James Baldwin. Presented by Auth o rama Public Domain Books. Preface. Perhaps no other stories have ever been told so often or listened to with so much pleasure as the classic tales of ancient Greece.
For many ages they have been a source of delight to young people and old, to the. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Old Greek Stories by James Baldwin (–, editor and author); 15 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Greek.
The complete text of Old Greek Stories. Old Greek Stories By James Baldwin. Presented by Auth o rama Public Domain Books. Jupiter and His Mighty Company. A long time ago, when the world was much younger than it is now, people told and believed a great many wonderful stories about wonderful things which neither you nor I have ever seen.
Old Greek Stories Contents Jupiter and his mighty company -- The Golden Age -- The story of Prometheus -- The flood -- The story of Io -- The wonderful weaver -- The lord of the silver bow -- Admetus and Alcestis -- Cadmus and Europa -- The quest of Medusa's head -- The story of Atalanta -- the horse and the olive -- the adventures of Theseus Author: James Baldwin.
LibriVox recording of Old Greek Stories, by James Baldwin. A retelling of old Greek stories involving mythological heroes and their adventures. Tales include those of Prometheus, Io, Perseus and Theseus. (Introduction by Iris McLeod).
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