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The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

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The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome
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Publisher: Longwood Press
ISBN/ASIN: B00086DBSE
Number of pages: 270

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The author gives a lifelike picture of the deities of classical times as they were conceived and worshipped by the ancients themselves. From the contents: origin of the world, Uranus and Gæa, Cronus, Rhea, division of the world, theories as to the origin of man, Zeus, Hera, Pallas-Athene, Themis, Hestia, Demeter, Aphrodite, Helios, Eos, Phoebus-Apollo, Hecate, etc.

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