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Classical Mythology

Legends of the Ancient World

Various Authors

9781789506518
336 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited
Overview

Travel back to a time when divine beings mixed with mortals, when heroes battled sorcerers, and nature was a mysterious realm ruled by beautiful and dangerous deities.

From the legends of Hercules and the Titans, to the tales of the underworld and the destruction of Troy, this elegant collection contains more than 40 fascinating tales retold by a selection of expert storytellers.

Beautifully illustrated with dramatic scenes from master artists of previous centuries, these enduring myths have formed a major part of Western culture for millennia and continue to capture our imaginations today.

Author Bio
The stories, first published in Half a Hundred Hero Tales of Ulysses and the Men of Old, were written at the beginning of the 20th century by six different storytellers: Nathaniel Hawthorne, M. M. Bird, Mrs. Guy E. Lloyd, H.P. Maskell, V.C. Turnbull and F. Storr.