B.M.Pocket Dictionary of Heroes and Heroines...


Book Details

Author  Richard Woff
Publisher  British Museum Press
Publication Date   December 23, 2004
ISBN  0714131032
Pages  48


A handy reference guide to the heroes and heroines of Greek myth. This pocket dictionary highlights the famous protagonists of Greek myth and legend, including Heracles and his twelve mighty labours; Jason and Medea; Perseus, who vanquished the Gorgon Medusa and saved Andromeda from the sea monster; Bellerophon, the rider of the winged horse Pegasus; Achilles, hero of the Trojan War; and many more. An A-Z contents list enables the reader to find their favourite hero. Each entry is illustrated with colour photographs of sculptures, vase paintings, terracottas, germs and other depictions.

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