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The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children

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The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children by Charles Kingsley is a collection of three Greek mythology stories: Perseus, The Argonauts, and Theseus. The author had a great fondness for Greek fairy tales and believed the adventures of the characters would inspire children to achieve higher goals with integrity. (5 hr 24 min)

Chapters

Preface

14:21

Read by Laura Caldwell

Part 1 of Perseus: How Perseus and his Mother Came to Seriphos

8:19

Read by Kara Shallenberg

Part 2 of Perseus: How Perseus Vowed a Rash Vow

18:48

Read by Colin McRoberts

Part 3 of Perseus: How Perseus Slew the Gorgon

21:14

Read by Tysto

Part 4 of Perseus: How Perseus Came to the AEthiops

26:53

Read by Tysto

Part 5 of Perseus: How Perseus Came Home Again

8:57

Read by R. S. Steinberg

Part 1 of The Argonauts: How the Centaur Trained the Heroes on Pelion

14:49

Read by Jennie Hughes

Part 2 of The Argonauts: How Jason Lost his Sandal in Anauros

18:36

Read by R. S. Steinberg

Part 3 of The Argonauts: How They Built the Ship 'Argo' in Iolcos

8:10

Read by R. S. Steinberg

Part 4 of The Argonauts: How the Argonauts Sailed to Colchis

47:15

Read by R. S. Steinberg

Part 5 of The Argonauts: How the Argonauts were Driven into the Unknown Sea

54:19

Read by Tysto

Part 6 of The Argonauts: What was the end of the Heroes

6:19

Read by Tysto

Part 1 of Theseus: How Theseus Lifted the Stone

9:54

Read by Tysto

Part 2 of Theseus: How Theseus Slew the Devourers of Men

50:32

Read by Tysto

Part 3 of Theseus: How Theseus Slew the Minotaur

10:06

Read by Lizzie Driver

Part 4 of Theseus: How Theseus Fell by his Pride

5:43

Read by Lizzie Driver

Bewertungen

great

(4,5 Sterne)

Good book! Fun to read! AWESOME

great

(5 Sterne)

We love the book it was so adventure-full.

great stories!

(4,5 Sterne)

Kids loved it. I really like the preface and conclusion in regards to helping kids understand context for mythology and the interjections on morality. Numerous people reading, but well done.

meh

(3 Sterne)

Not bad, but I did not realize this was one man telling the stories to his children. Interesting listen nonetheless.

I like it a lot it’s pretty cool 😎 I like the readers

(4,5 Sterne)

I like it a lot

(5 Sterne)

I liked it a lot but I wish there was more

awesome 👍😊😊😊

(5 Sterne)

wow it's just like the real story 👍👍👍👍👌

good book well read

(5 Sterne)

good book well read