Tales from Ancient Worlds

Man and Woman were destroying his world. 'Who will they kill next?' whispered the animals. 'Who will be scorched to death on their fires?' The creatures of the jungle became scared and took refuge all over the world.

Tales from Ancient Worlds

Presents myths and legends from ancient civilizations around the world, including tales from Egypt, Greece, Rome, India, Scandinavia, and Africa.

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Wonder Tales of the Ancient World
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: James Baikie
Categories: Adventure stories
Type: BOOK - Published: 1915 - Publisher:

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Why Fairy Tales Stick
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Jack Zipes
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-13 - Publisher: Routledge

In his latest book, fairy tales expert Jack Zipes explores the question of why some fairy tales "work" and others don't, why the fairy tale is uniquely capable of getting under the skin of culture and staying there. Why, in other words, fairy tales "stick." Long an advocate of the
British Books in Print
Language: en
Authors: Jack Zipes
Categories: English literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1936 - Publisher:

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Folktales of the Jews, V. 3 (Tales from Arab Lands)
Language: en
Pages: 844
Authors: Dan Ben Amos
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-01 - Publisher: Jewish Publication Society

Thanks to these generous donors for making the publication of the books in this series possible: Lloyd E. Cotsen; The Maurice Amado Foundation; National Endowment for the Humanities; and the National Foundation for Jewish Culture Tales from Arab Lands presents tales from North Africa, Yemen, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq in
Bigger than Ben-Hur
Language: en
Authors: Barbara Ryan, Milette Shamir
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-21 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

First published in 1880, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ became a best-seller. The popular novel spawned an 1899 stage adaptation, reaching audiences of over 10 million, and two highly successful film adaptations. For over a century, it has become a ubiquitous pop cultural presence, representing a deeply powerful story