Greek Gods and Heroes: Meet 40 mythical immortals
Angry gods? Divine goddesses? Mere mortals in peril? The top 40 Greek gods and heroesÂ of all time are here!
Meet the king of the gods and the ruler of the seas, uncover the horrors of the underworld, discover the allure of AprhoditeÂ and learn about the triumphs and tragedies that befell the ancient world’s biggest stars. From Gaia, the goddess of the earth, to Odysseus, the legendary Greek king of Ithaca, these are the 40 gods and heroes to learned about by all:
Gaia; Cronus; Zeus; Themis; Hera; Hestia; Prometheus; Pandora; Hades; Demeter; Persephone; Aphrodite; Hephaestus; Ares; Athena; Poseidon; Apollo; Artemis; Asclepius; Hermes; Dionysus; Perseus; Sisyphus; Oedipus; Antigone; Heracles; Orpheus; Jason; Medusa; Minotaur; Theseus; Ariadne; Phaedra; Tantalus; Helen; Agamemnon; Iphigenia; Electra; Achilles; Odysseus.
Each spread presents a single figure, highlighting key facts about their family tree, conflicts, enemies, alliesÂ and lovers, along with a fun, illustrated depiction of them that calls out elements of their dress and associated symbols and objects.
Each god, mortalÂ and monster is a legend in their own right, but who will you choose as your hero?
Each book in the 40 Inspiring Icons series introduces readers to a fascinating non-fiction subject through its 40 most famous people or groups. Explore these other great topics through their most interesting icons: Black Music Greats, Super Scientists, Soccer Stars, Fantastic Footballers, Music LegendsÂ and People of Peace.