This book is the first complete collection of magically poetic and fascinating Greek myths and legends and has been translated into all major languages around the world. Generations have grown up with it for a century, and its timeless themes and wonderful characters have inspired countless artists in Greco-Roman antiquity, the Renaissance, and today. In every major museum in the world we meet the ingenious works of sculptors and artists based on the lovely Greek stories.
The new edition of the classic "Greek Legends and Myths" by N. Kun, an integral part of the education of every European, has been updated and adapted to the scientifically accepted forms of the names of Greek gods and heroes. It is intended for a wide readership - from students who are just perceiving the world of beauty, to any adult who wants to have an encyclopedic guide to the magical world of Greek mythology, from the creation of the Earth and the fabulous birth of the Olympic gods, to the exploits of the heroic demigods, from the Trojan War to the shocking tragedy of King Oedipus.