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Narrator Benjamin Soames gets straight to the point in this short audiobook about the often-difficult relationship between the ancient Greek gods and mortals. Soames utilizes an agreeable, friendly approach that lends a contemporary feel to these myths as he performs cautionary stories about mortals who offend gods and their punishments. In this audiobook, Soames earnestly depicts Artemis' cruelty and vindictiveness, and listeners will discover the lengths to which she is willing to go in order to avenge herself. Young listeners in particular will have their interests in ancient myths piqued by this concise introduction.
This is a story from the More Tales from the Greek Legends collection.
Bellerophon and the winged horse Pegasus launch into the blue sky in search of the dreaded three-headed Chimera, but will success go to the hero's head? Orpheus, devastated by the death of his wife, Eurydice, dares the dangers of the kingdom of the dead in an attempt to bring her back to life. Echo loves Narcissus but he only loves himself: a story that can only end in sadness. These and other colourful legends from Ancient Greece are retold in lively form by Benjamin Soames, with classical music providing further excitement.