Greek Gods, Heroes, and Men

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: CoolBeat Audiobook Publishing

Date: August 2008

Duration: 4 hours 8 minutes

Summary:

An introduction to the Gods the Greeks worshiped, and the Heroes the Greeks adored.

Western Civilization draws heavily from the Classical Greek period. Listen to these brief stories of the awesome Greek Gods, the mighty mythological Heroes, and the powerful men and events that influenced Classical Greek history.

CONTENTS:

Preface
* The Greeks
* Zeus, the King of the Gods
* Poseidon, the God of the Sea
* Hades, the King of the Dead
* Hera, the Queen of the Gods
* Apollo, the God of Light
* Artemis, the Huntress-Goddess
* Athena, the Goddess of Wisdom
* Hephaestus, the Smith-God
* Aphrodite, the Goddess of Beauty
* Hermes, the Messenger of the Gods
* Ares, the God of War
* Demeter, the Earth-Goddess
* Hestia, the Goddess of the Hearth
* Dionysus, the God of Wine-Making
* Pan, the God of Shepherds
* Helios, the Sun-God
* The Elder Gods
* Prometheus, the Fire-Giver
* Proteus, the Old Man of the Sea
* Eros, the Love-God
* The Labors of Heracles
* Theseus and the Minotaur
* Perseus and the Medusa
* Jason and the Quest of the Golden Fleece
* Achilles and the War about Troy
* The Wanderings of Odysseus
* What Lycurgus Did for Sparta
* What Solon Did for Athens
* How the Athenians Fought the Persians
* How King Xerxes Marched against the Greeks
* How the Spartans Fought at Thermopylae
* How Themistocles Saved Greece
* Aristides the Just
* How Pericles Made Athens Beautiful
* Alcibiades, and the War between Athens and Sparta
* Socrates, the Pilosopher
* How Epaminondas Made Thebes Free
* King Philip and Demosthenes
* Alexander the Great

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Greek Gods, Heroes, and Men

by Samuel B. Harding, Caroline H. Harding

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