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Perseus is one of the greatest heroes of Greek Mythology. He was the son of mighty Zeus and mortal Danae. He is best known as the slayer of the Gorgon Medusa, a fearsome monster, and as the rescuer of the Ethiopian princess Andromeda. Perseus is also said to be an ancestor of Hercules and the Asian race of the Persians. Perseus Book Group was founded in by venture capitalist Frank Pearl. It is an independent company that represents independent publishers.
The Perseus Classics Collection (1, vols.) contains works from classical Greek and Roman authors. This massive collection includes important Greek and Latin classics in their original languages; some works have an English translation. Greek and Latin grammars and commentaries are also included. The Hachette Book Group has signed a binding agreement to acquire the nine publishing imprints of Perseus Books Group and talks are continuing to sell Perseus's distribution division.
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Perseus Book Group was founded by Frank Pearl in and became a part of the Hachette Book Group in Imprints at Perseus include Avalon Travel Publishing (home to Rick Steves and the Moon Guides), Basic Books, Running Press, PublicAffairs and Da Capo Press.
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This book really helped to flesh out my knowledge of Perseus - all I knew came from a video game that I had played where he was one of the heroes you requested to slay Medusa.
As this is a retelling of a myth, I'm not going to critique the character or plot development. At pages (the hardback version) I think that this is a pretty /5(4). Perseus is the first book in the Early Myths collection, a series of children's picture books about Greek myth.
Each book tells the tale of a character from mythology and brings the story to life through the inspiration from art and literature/5(3). Perseus, in Greek mythology, the slayer of the Gorgon Medusa and the rescuer of Andromeda from a sea monster. Perseus was the son of Zeus and Danae, the daughter of Acrisius of Argos.
Learn more about the traditional story of Perseus in this article. Perseus is the first book in the Early Myths collection, a series of children's picture books on Greek myth. Each book covers a character from mythology and brings the tale to life through illustrations and story-telling, with inspiration from ancient art and literature/5(4).
Perseus’s strength is no match for Atlas’s, so he turns Atlas to stone using Medusa’s head. Perseus takes to the air again. He sees Andromeda chained to a rock as an offering to a sea monster. Perseus descends, strikes a deal with Andromeda’s parents, and uses Medusa’s head to petrify the monster.
Perseus marries Andromeda. Analysis. A concise, stylised and dynamic version of the Perseus and Medusa myth. Ideal for less committed or lower ability readers. I intend to use this book (amongst others) when teaching myths & legends to year 3 primary children - to compare the many ways in which stories can be told and passed on from one generation to the next/5.
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Perseus was one of the greatest and oldest pan-Hellenic heroes of Greek famously slew the dreaded Gorgon Medusa whose gaze could turn men to stone, an exploit he swiftly followed up with the daring rescue of the princess Andromeda from a monstrous sea-creature sent by Poseidon to terrorize the kingdom of Ethiopia.
Perseus is. Perseus, Athena and head of Medusa, Apulian red-figure krater C4th B.C., Museum of Fine Arts Boston PERSEUS was one of the most celebrated heroes of Greek mythology. He was the son of the Argive princess Danae who was locked away in a bronze chamber by her father Akrisios (Acrisius) who lived in fear of a prophecy that he would one day be killed by her son.
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This will require some. The myth of Perseus and Medusa was one the most powerful inspiration for many artists in the ancient times, but it hasn’t lost its artistic significance to the present day either. Paintings and sculptures of the moment of beheading or Medusa’s portrait itself are famous all over the world.
One of the most known art work is the Medusa shield. Since its founding inBasic Books has shaped public debate by publishing award-winning books in history, science, sociology, psychology, politics, and current affairs.
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In Mythology she wrote, “In Greece man first realized what mankind was.” She believed that the Greeks maintained a balance of mind, body, and spirit superior to other cultures. LITERARY ELEMENTS As you read, write down the name of stories you are familiar with that share similarities with the story of Perseus.
Be sure to list the Size: KB. The Hachette Book Group has reached an agreement to buy the Perseus Books Group’s publishing business, 18 months after its previous. Perseus is a major hero from Greek mythology best known for his clever decapitation of Medusa, the monster who turned all who looked at her face into also rescued Andromeda from the sea monster.
Like most of the mythological heroes, the genealogy of Perseus makes him the son of a god and a mortal.The Perseus Books Group is an independent company committed to enabling independent publishers to reach their potential whether those publishers are Perseus-owned, joint ventures or owned by third.Perseus pûr´sēəs, –so͝os, in Greek mythology, son of Zeus and Danaë.
His grandfather, Acrisius, had been warned by an oracle that his grandson would kill him and therefore put Perseus and his mother in a chest and threw it into the sea. It drifted to Seriphus, where King Polydectes befriended the two.