Songs on Bronze

Greek Myths Retold

Nigel Spivey
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Lively, exciting, dramatic versions of Greek myths from one of Britain's rising media stars

Most of us would like to know the Greek myths better than we do, and in this book Cambridge academic and BBC presenter Nigel Spivey re-tells the Greek myths as the spellbinding stories they are. In exciting prose he tells of Jason and the Argonauts and the travels of Odysseus, of Oedipus's crime and Orpheus's excursion into the underworld among many more.

Author bio:

Nigel Spivey teaches Classical Archaeology at Cambridge University, where he is also a Fellow of Emmanuel College. Among his other books are Enduring Creation (2001) and The Ancient Olympics (2004). His work for television includes the BBC2 series, How Art Changed the World.

Category: History
ISBN: 9780571215423
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: November 2006
Page Extent: 256
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: History