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Myths and legendary heroes

University Society, New York.

Myths and legendary heroes

by University Society, New York.

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by The University Society in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Heroes.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHamilton Wright Mabie, Edward Everett Hale, William Byron Forbush, editors, and Jennie Ellis Burdick, assistant editor.
    SeriesYoung folks treasury -- v. 2.
    ContributionsMabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 552 p.
    Number of Pages552
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15080477M

    other books published in the SCANDINAVIAN CLASSICS series, The Prose Edda, translated by Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur, and The Poetic Edda, translated by Henry Adams Bellows. Norse Mythology will serve alike the student of Old Norse literature, and the general reader who seeks an authoritative guide through the world of Northern myth and legend. Buy a cheap copy of The Young Folks Treasury Volume II: Myths and Legendary Heroes. by Hamilton Wright Mabie BZGV0H6 - A gently used book at a great low price. Free shipping in the US. Discount books. Let the stories live on. Affordable books.

    Welcome to Myths and Legends. This site is for pupils, teachers and all those who enjoy stories and storytelling. The World is rich in myths, folktales and example almost every town, city and village in Britain has its own special story, be it a Celtic legend, Dark . Myth - a traditional or legendary story, usually concerning some being or hero or event, with our without a determinable basis in fact or a natural explanation, especially on the is concerned with.

      The terms myth, folklore, legend, and fairy tale are often used interchangeably, leading to the misconception that they mean the same thing: fanciful tales. Although it's true that these terms may refer to bodies of writing that answer some of life's basic questions or present commentary on morality, each type presents a distinct reader experience. This is not the kind of book to read straight through but dipping in and reading a story here and a story there is a pleasant way to spend some time. This, being a Folio edition, is a beautifully produced book and the occasional illustrations by John Vernon Lloyd are a nice addition to the text. Heroes and Saints/5(3).


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