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By Zachary Hamby

ISBN-10: 1593638787

ISBN-13: 9781593638788

"Greek Mythology for Teens" takes classical mythology to a brand new point by way of touching on historical tales to the tradition, historical past, artwork, and literature of at the present time. The publication makes use of the cutting edge method of reader's theater to coach mythology to teenagers, asking them to behave out the tales and turn into engaged in a standard studying event. by way of taking a look at themes instrumental to either mythology and glossy tradition, teenagers are inspired to question issues equivalent to heroism, foolishness, love, and extra. every one bankruptcy builds on a selected subject matter present in the valuable fantasy and comprises actions, dialogue questions, and workouts that attach the parable to the fashionable global and way of life. Visually beautiful sidebars additionally supply historical past on Greek and Roman mythology and tradition. "Greek Mythology for Teens" takes the vintage myths taught in class and turns them into an attractive, attention-grabbing, and glossy manner of outdated fabric.

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Nur Hypsipyle versteckte ihren eigenen Vater Thoas und rettete ihn so. Lemnos also war nun von Frauen regiert, und als die Argonauten auf der Insel landeten, schliefen sie mit den Frauen. Hypsipyle schlief mit Iason und gebar dann zwei Söhne, Euneos und Nebrophonos. 116 Von Lemnos aus landeten sie im Gebiet der Dolionen, deren König Kyzikos war. Er nahm sie freundlich auf; als sie aber von dort nachts zur Weiterfahrt in See stachen, hatten sie Gegenwind und trieben wieder, ohne es zu wissen, an die Küste der Dolionen.

2 Apis machte aus seiner Herrschaft eine Tyrannis und wurde ein gewalttätiger Tyrann, und als er die Peloponnes nach sich selbst „Apia“ nannte, wurde er bei einer Verschwörung des Thelxion und des Telchin getötet, ohne dass er Kinder hinterließ. Da man ihn als einen Gott ansah, nannte man ihn Sarapis. Von Niobe und Zeus – sie war die erste sterbliche Frau, mit der Zeus schlief – stammte der Sohn Argos, laut Akusilaos (Frg. 25) jedoch auch Pelasgos, nach dem die Bewohner der Peloponnes den Namen „Pelasger“ erhalten hätten.

19 Die zwölf Söhne der Naiaden-Nymphe [und der] Kaliadne losten um die Töchter der Naiade Polyxo; die Söhne waren Eurylochos, Phantes, Peristhenes, Hermos, Dryas, Potamon, Kisseus, Lixos, Imbros, Bromios, Polyktor und Chthonios, die Töchter Autonoë, Theano, Elektra, Kleopatra, Eurydike, Glaukippe, Antheleia, Kleodore, Euïppe, Erato, Stygne und Bryke. 20 Die Söhne des Aigyptos von den Gorgonen losten um die Töchter der Piëria, und so erlosten Periphas die Aktaie, Oineus die Podarke, Aigyptos die Dioxippe, Menalkes die Adite, Lampos die Okypete und Idmon die Pylarge.

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