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The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children

Charles Kingsley (1819-1875)

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1. 00 – Preface
2. 01 – Part 1 of Perseus: How Perseus and his Mother Came to Seriphos
3. 02 – Part 2 of Perseus: How Perseus Vowed a Rash Vow
4. 03 – Part 3 of Perseus: How Perseus Slew the Gorgon
5. 04 – Part 4 of Perseus: How Perseus Came to the Aethiops
6. 05 – Part 5 of Perseus: How Perseus Came Home Again
7. 06 – Part 1 of The Argonauts: How the Centaur Trained the Heroes on Pelion
8. 07 – Part 2 of The Argonauts: How Jason Lost his Sandal in Anauros
9. 08 – Part 3 of The Argonauts: How They Built the Ship ‘Argo’ in Iolcos
10. 09 – Part 4 of The Argonauts: How the Argonauts Sailed to Colchis
11. 10 – Part 5 of The Argonauts: How the Argonauts Were Driven into the Unknown Sea
12. 11 – Part 6 of The Argonauts: What Was the End of the Heroes
13. 12 – Part 1 of Theseus: How Theseus Lifted the Stone
14. 13 – Part 2 of Theseus: How Theseus Slew the Devourers of Men
15. 14 – Part 3 of Theseus: How Theseus Slew the Minotaur
16. 15 – Part 4 of Theseus: How Theseus Fell by his Pride

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Summary

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.