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The Heroes

Charles Kingsley

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The Heroes, or, Greek Fairy Tales for my Children, is an 1889 book by Charles Kingsley. A collection of 15 tales including, How Perseus and his Mother came to Seriphos; How Perseus vowed a rash Vow; How Perseus slew the Gorgon; How Perseus came to the Æthiops, How Perseus came home again, How the Centaur trained the Heroes on Pelion; How Jason lost his Sandal in Anauros; How they built the ship ‘Argo’ in Iolcos; How the Argonauts sailed to Colchis; How the Argonauts were driven into the Unknown Sea; What was the end of the Heroes; How Theseus lifted the Stone; How Theseus slew the Devourers of Men; How Theseus slew the Minotaur; and, How Theseus fell by his Pride.

This book has 104 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1889.

Production notes: This e-book of The Heroes was published by Global Grey in 2020.

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