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son of the inventor Daedalus
who flew too close to the sun
a mortal man who attempted to seduce the goddess Hera
a Trojan priest of Poseidon
this satyr challenged the god Apollo
to a contest of musical skill - guess who won...
the king who wished that everything he touched would be turned to gold
the legendary King of Crete
Myrrha was the unlucky daughter of a king who was overwhelmed by her inappropriate desires
Niobe bragged that she had more children than the goddess Leto - for this, she was punished by Apollo
Queen of Crete who developed a passion for a white bull
a daughter of King Minos and Pasiphae
son of the god Helios
, the boy was determined to prove that he shared his father's mastery over the sun
seven sisters, daughters of Atlas
a beautiful mortal woman who made the goddess Aphrodite
daughter of Cadmus
; she was the mother of the god Dionysos
a man who so angered the gods that he was subjected to eternal punishment after death
his punishment was to spend eternity grasping for food and drink that was always just beyond his reach
Who's Who in Classical Mythology
This book is a great source for information about Greek and Roman mythology! Organized alphabetically, this who's who features information about over 1200 of the most intriguing characters from Classical myth and legend.
The stories of Classical myth come to life in Bulfinch's book. This edition also features legends from other cultures.
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