Lavishly illustrated and impeccably researched, this is a dynamic retelling of one of the greatest adventure stories of all time. Join Theseus as he solves the mystery of his birth, vanquishes a colorful cast of robbers, and volunteers to slay the frightful half-bull, half-man devouring the children of Athens. In a captivating tale for readers of all ages, destinies tragic and glorious splendidly unfold.This is a sure bet for fans of mythology and a wonderful introduction for readers who have not yet discovered the fascinating world of the ancient Greeks.
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As depicted in this offering, Schliemann was an almost completely self-made man: He struck out on his own as a young man and parlayed a gift for languages and a knack for business into a fortune, and then used that fortune to fund his archaeological pursuits, later writing a highly embroidered au...| Read Full Review of The Hero and the Minotaur
Paired with stylized, full-bleed views of strong-featured figures in classical Greek dress, and generally posed in profile, Byrd retells a melded tale that includes not only Theseus’s birth, early feats and battle with the Minotaur, but also the imprisonment and flight of Daedalus and Icarus.| Read Full Review of The Hero and the Minotaur
Byrd (Leonardo: Beautiful Dreamer) here retells an action-packed tale of the Greek hero Theseus: Theseus' childhood meeting with the strongman Heracles, his reunion with his father, King Aegeus, and his voyage to the castle of King Minos to defeat the Minotaur.| Read Full Review of The Hero and the Minotaur
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