The Golden Fleece And The Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles (Paperback)

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The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles by Padraic Colum is a collection of ancient Greek myths and legends that follow the journey of Jason and the Argonauts as they set out to retrieve the golden fleece. The book opens with the main characters and setting up the quest for the golden fleece. Later the book follows the journey of the Argonauts as they encounter various challenges, including battles with mythical creatures and encounters with powerful gods. The book focuses on the heroes who lived before Achilles, including the story of Perseus and the Gorgon Medusa, Theseus, and the Minotaur, and the labors of Heracles. The stories are told in a lively and engaging style, with vivid descriptions of the heroes and their adventures. Throughout the book, Colum explores the themes of heroism, courage, and fate, as the characters navigate the dangerous and unpredictable world of ancient Greece. He also includes insights into Greek culture and mythology, providing readers with a deeper understanding of the history and traditions of this ancient civilization. Overall, The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles is a classic work of literature that offers a captivating glimpse into the world of ancient Greece and its legendary heroes.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789357488105
ISBN-10: 9357488103
Publisher: Double 9 Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 2023
Pages: 180
Language: English