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Myths and Legends of All Nations Famous Stories from the Greek, German, English, Spanish, Scandinavian, Danish, French, Russian, Bohemian, Italian and other sources

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[Pg iii]

CONTENTS

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Prometheus the Friend of Man 7
The Labors of Hercules 11
From the German of Gustav Schwab.
Deucalion and Pyrrha 29
From the German of Gustav Schwab.
Theseus and the Centaur 33
From the German of Gustav Schwab.
Niobe 37
From the German of Gustav Schwab.
The Gorgon's Head 41
From Hawthorne's "Wonder Book."
The Golden Fleece 67
From Hawthorne's "Tanglewood Tales."
The Cyclops 106
From Church's "Stories from Homer."
Œdipus and the Sphinx 116
Adapted from Church's "Stories from Greek Tragedians."
Antigone, a Faithful Daughter and Sister 118
Adapted from Church's "Stories from Greek Tragedians."
The Story of Iphigenia 131
From Church's "Stories from Greek Tragedians."
The Sack of Troy 153
From Church's "Stories from Virgil."
Beowulf and Grendel [Pg iv]164
From Joyce Pollard's "Stories from Old English Romance."
The Good King Arthur 179
The Great Knight Siegfried 214
Lohengrin and Elsa the Beautiful 221
From the German of Robert Hertwig.
Frithiof the Bold 226
From the German of Robert Hertwig.
Wayland the Smith 231
From the German of Robert Hertwig.
Twardowski, the Polish Faust 237
Ilia Muromec of Russia 243
Kralewitz Marko of Servia 245
The Decision of Libuscha 248
Count Roland of France 250
From Church's "Stories of Charlemagne and the Peers of France."
The Cid 267

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