Heroes of Olympus (Hardcover)

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    Fast-paced and action-packed retellings of the most important Greek and Roman myths.

    Ancient myths continue to have modern relevance—for thousands of years they have been the basis for plays, operas, paintings, and movies. And in these r...

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    Philip Freeman is Qualley Professor of Classics at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and a former professor of classics at Washington University in St. Louis. He earned the first joint Ph.D. in classics and Celtic studies from Harvard University and has been a visiting scholar at the Harvard Divinity School, the American Academy in Rome, and the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C. The author of several previous books, including Alexander the Great, St. Patrick of Ireland, and Julius Caesar, he lives with his family in Decorah, Iowa.

    Laurie Calkhoven is the author of many books, including George Washington: An American Life and Harriet Tubman: Leading the Way to Freedom. She lives in New York City. Visit her at LaurieCalkhoven.com.

    Drew Willis is an art director and illustrator working in New York City. Visit him at DrewWillis.com.
    Fast-paced and action-packed retellings of the most important Greek and Roman myths.

    Ancient myths continue to have modern relevance—for thousands of years they have been the basis for plays, operas, paintings, and movies. And in these retellings from acclaimed writer and scholar Philip Freeman, classic tales from Greek and Roman mythology find new life and inspire aspiring writers, artists, and musicians. Adapted from the lengthier Oh My Gods and specially tailored to a younger audience, these irresistible stories of philandering gods, flawed heroes, and tragic lovers portray the fundamental aspects of humanity and are filled with entertaining drama and valuable insights.

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    ISBN 9781442417298
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 342
    Publisher Date 2012-05-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Simon & Schuster
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 8.75 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 0.94 lb
    Language English
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Freeman, Philip

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