|Publisher||British Museum Press|
|Publication Date||December 23, 2004|
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.