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The myths and legends of Ancient Greece


THE
MYTHS AND LEGENDS
OF
ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME.
BY
E. M. BERENS.
_ILLUSTRATED FROM ANTIQUE SCULPTURES._
[Illustration]
NEW YORK:
MAYNARD, MERRILL, & CO.,
43, 45 AND 47 EAST TENTH STREET.
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PREFACE.
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The want of an interesting work on Greek and Roman
mythology, suitable for
the requirements of both boys and girls, has long been
recognized by the
principals of our advanced schools. The study of the
classics themselves,
even where the attainments of the pupil have rendered
this feasible, has
not been found altogether successful in giving to the
student a clear and
succinct idea of the religious beliefs of the ancients,
and it has been
suggested that a work which would so deal with the
subject as to render it
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