Gateway to the Classics: The Greek Heroes by Charles Kingsley
The Greek Heroes by  Charles Kingsley

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The Heroes
by Charles Kingsley
Stories of the heroes of ancient Greece, told in fine poetic prose. Includes accounts of Perseus who slew Medusa the Gorgon, Jason who sought the Golden Fleece, and Theseus who slew the Minotaur. By preserving the Greek spirit in the retelling of these myths, Kingsley gives us plain strength and seriousness, courage, steadfastness, and beauty. Dozens of attractive illustrations by T. H. Robinson enliven the text.  Ages 9-12
213 pages $12.95   

Table of Contents

Front Matter

STORY I.—Perseus
Part I.   How Perseus and His Mother Came to Seriphos
Part II.   How Perseus Vowed a Rash Vow
Part III.   How Perseus Slew the Gorgon
Part IV.   How Perseus Came to the Æthiops
Part V.   How Perseus Came Home Again

STORY II.—The Argonauts
Part I.   How the Centaur Trained the Heroes on Pelion
Part II.   How Jason Lost His Sandal in Anauros
Part III.   How They Built the Ship Argo in Iolcos
Part IV.   How the Argonauts Sailed to Colchis
Part V.   How the Argonauts Were Driven into the Unknown Sea
Part VI.   What Was the End of the Heroes

STORY III.—Theseus
Part I.   How Theseus Lifted the Stone
Part II.   How Theseus Slew the Devourers of Men
Part III.   How Theseus Slew the Minotaur
Part IV.   How Theseus Fell by His Pride

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