The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children

The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children

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The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children

The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children

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CONTENTS

STORY I.--PERSEUS

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I. HOW PERSEUS AND HIS MOTHER CAME TO SERIPHOS 1

II. HOW PERSEUS VOWED A RASH VOW 5

III. HOW PERSEUS SLEW THE GORGON 16

IV. HOW PERSEUS CAME TO THE ÆTHIOPS 29

V. NOW PERSEUS CAME HOME AGAIN 43

STORY II.--THE ARGONAUTS

I. HOW THE CENTAUR TRAINED THE HEROES ON PELION 48

II. HOW JASON LOST HIS SANDAL IN ANAUROS 59

III. HOW THEY BUILT THE SHIP "ARGO" IN IOLCOS 68

IV. HOW THE ARGONAUTS SAILED TO COLCHIS 72

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V. HOW THE ARGONAUTS WERE DRIVEN INTO THE UNKNOWN SEA 101

VI. WHAT WAS THE END OF THE HEROES 130

STORY III.--THESEUS

I. HOW THESEUS LIFTED THE STONE 134

II. HOW THESEUS SLEW THE DEVOURERS OF MEN 138

III. HOW THESEUS SLEW THE MINOTAUR 168

IV. HOW THESEUS FELL BY HIS PRIDE 175

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