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D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths

Written by Ingri d'AulaireAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Ingri d'Aulaire and Edgar Parin d'AulaireAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Edgar Parin d'Aulaire


· Delacorte Books for Young Readers
· Trade Paperback · Ages 8-12 years
· March 1, 1992 · $19.95 · 978-0-440-40694-5 (0-440-40694-3)

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CONTENTS

In Olden Times     9
Gaea, Mother Earth    10
The Titans     12

ZEUS and his Family    16
Hera      24
Hephaestus     28
Aphrodite     30
Ares      32
Athena      34
Poseidon     38
Apollo      42
Artemis      44
Hermes      50
Hades      56
Persephone and Demeter    58
Dionysus     64

MINOR GODS, Nymphs, Satyrs, and Centaurs  70
Prometheus     72
Pandora      74
Deucalion     76
Eos      80
Helios and Phaëthon    82
Selene      86
Pan      90
Echo      92
Syrinx      94
The Wild and Vulgar Centaurs   96
Asclepius     98
The Nine Muses     100
Orpheus      102

MORTAL DESCENDANTS OF ZEUS   106
Europa and Cadmus    108
Tantalus and Pelops    112
Danaüs, Perseus, and the Gorgon   114
Clever and Vainglorious Kings   123
King Midas     124
Sisyphus     126
Bellerophon     128
Melampus     130
Heracles     132
Theseus      148
Oedipus      158
The Golden Fleece    162
The Calydonian Boar Hunt   176
The Apples of Love and the Apple of Discord 178
Everything Must Come to an End   189

INDEX      190

Excerpted from D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths by Ingrid D'Aulaire Copyright © 1992 by Ingrid D'Aulaire. Excerpted by permission of Delacorte Books for Young Readers, a division of Random House LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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