Alcestis

Alcestis

eBook - 2010
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In this vivid reimagining of a classical Greek myth, the eponymous Greek heroine Alcetis, known as the good wife because she loved her husband so much that she died to save his life, tells about her childhood, her marriage to the young king of Pherae, and what happened during the three days she spent in the underworld before being rescued by Heracles. Set in the world of Mycenaean Greece.
Publisher: New York : Soho, c2010.
ISBN: 9781569478431
1569478430
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 292 p.)
Summary: In this vivid reimagining of a classical Greek myth, the eponymous Greek heroine Alcetis, known as the good wife because she loved her husband so much that she died to save his life, tells about her childhood, her marriage to the young king of Pherae, and what happened during the three days she spent in the underworld before being rescued by Heracles. Set in the world of Mycenaean Greece.

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Jul 26, 2011

greek gods and goddesses...kind of high brow, but passably good

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