Story of the Greeks
This book is a collection of stories and histories about the Ancient Greeks, including many of their famous myths!
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THE STORY OF THE GREEKS
H. A. GUERBER
New York ·:· Cincinnati ·:· Chicago American Book Company
Copyright, 1896, by American Book Company.
STORY OF THE GREEKS.
[Illustration: Theseus and the Minotaur.
DEDICATED TO ARNOLD, HELEN, AND EDWARD
This elementary history of Greece is intended for supplementary reading or as a first history text book for young pupils. It is therefore made up principally of stories about persons; for, while history proper is largely beyond the comprehension of children, they are able at an early age to understand and enjoy anecdotes of people, especially of those in the childhood of civilization. At the same time, these stories will give a clear idea of the most important events that have taken place in the ancient world, and, it is hoped, will arouse a desire to read further. They also aim to enforce the lessons of perseverance, courage, patriotism, and virtue that are taught by the noble lives described... Continue reading book >>
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