The myths and legends of Ancient Greece and Rome have influenced art and literature for millennia and continue to capture our imaginations today. These enduring stories from classical antiquity form a major part of the heritage of Western culture. In this beautiful collection, James Shepherd has compiled more than 30 fascinating tales that have been retold by a variety of expert storytellers. Ranging from stories of the Titans, Hercules and the creation of the world to the Trojan War and the founding of Rome, the tales are accompanied by delightful black and white illustrations making it a truly worthy collector's item.
About the Author
Edited by James Shepherd, this collection includes stories selected from two classic collections from the late 19th and early 20th centuries: 'The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome' and 'Half a Hundred Hero Tales of Ulysses and the Men of Old'.