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Myths of the World

Beulah Ainley

328 pp.  

Illustrations: 21

Floris Books


Published:  January 2002


Here is a comprehensive collection of tales that have carried deeply human meaning throug the centuries. You will find all the legendary heroes and tragic characters of ancient times—Iris, Osiris, Gilgamesh, Hercules, Pandora, and many more.

Padraic Colum shows the close relationship between past cultures by including stories from ancient Egypt, Babylon, Greece, Rome, Ireland, Iceland, China, Japan, New Zealand, Mexico, and Peru.

This classic collection will entertain and enlighten children of all ages.

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