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The Children of Odin:The Book of Northern Myths (Illustrated)

Uplifting Publications, 2010

Excerpt: Once there was another Sun and another Moon; a different Sun and a different Moon from the ones we see now. Sol was the name of that Sun and Mani was the name of that Moon. But always behind Sol and Mani wolves went, a wolf behind each. The wolves caught on them at last and they devoured Sol and Mani. And then the world was in darkness and cold.
  
  











  



  
The Children of Odin The Book of Northern Myths, 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
The King of Ireland's Son
Padraic Colum

Dover Publications, 1997

Noted Irish author's selection of favorite tales from the Emerald Isle, brimming with sly humor, whimsy, and imagination. "Fedelma, the Enchanter's Daughter," "When the King of the Cats Came to King Connal's Dominion," "The Town of the Red Castle," "The King of the Land of Mist," and 3 more. 9 full-page illustrations.
  
  











  



  
Nordic Gods and Heroes
Padraic Colum

Dover Publications, 1996

Rich selection of age-old legends concerning the gods and goddesses who dwell in Asgard, their problems with the mischievous Loki, the exploits of Odin and Thor, the story of Sigurd, the winning of Brynhild, the twilight of the gods and more. Enhanced with over 40 atmospheric illustrations by Willy Pogany.
  
  











  



  
The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy
Padraic Colum

Aladdin, 2004

Travel back to a mythical time when Achilles, aided by the gods, waged war against the Trojans. And join Odysseus on his journey through murky waters, facing obstacles like the terrifying Scylla and whirring Charybdis, the beautiful enchantress Circe, and the land of the raging Cyclôpes. Using narrative threads from The Iliad and The Odyssey, Padraic Colum weaves a stunning adventure with all the drama and power that Homer intended.
  
  











  



  
The Golden Fleece: And the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles
Padraic Colum

Aladdin, 2004

Enter a world where harpies torment mortals, the Argonaut Orpheus sings, the mighty god Zeus wages war on the Titans, and Prometheus steals fire. Author Padraic Colum weaves the tales of Jason and his Argonauts with classic Greek mythology to create this captivating epic about life, war, and astounding beings who lived in a time long past.
  
  











  



  
The Children of Odin

Heraklion Press, 2014

Padraic Colum’s book The Children of Odin is a collection of classic Scandinavian sagas. This edition includes a table of contents.
  
  











  



  
The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy, 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales
Brothers Grimm, Josef Scharl

Pantheon, 1972

For almost two centuries, the stories of magic and myth gathered by the Brothers Grimm have been part of the way children—and adults—learn about the vagaries of the real world. Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow-White, Hänsel and Gretel, Little Red-Cap (a.k.a. Little Red Riding Hood), and Briar-Rose (a.k.a. Sleeping Beauty) are only a few of more than 200 enchanting characters included here. Lyrically translated and beautifully illustrated, the ...
  
  











  



  
The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who lived before Achilles (Illustrated)

Didactic Press, 2013

A beautiful and heavily illustrated retelling of the story of Jason and the Argonauts and the heroes who comprised them. A thrilling and exciting tale of action and adventure. Formatted for Kindle devices and the Kindle for iOS apps.
  
  











  



  
The Children's Homer Publisher: Aladdin
Padraic Colum, 2004

This is paperback published by Aladdin and is written by Padraic Colum.
  
  











  



  
The Romance of Tristan & Iseult
Joseph Bédier

Heritage Press, 1960

New York: Heritage Press, 1960. Hardbound, about 10.25 inches tall by 8 wide, 172 pages. Full page color illustrations by Serge Ivanoff. Introduction by Padraic Colum.
  
  











  



  
The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles
Padraic Colum

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2009

Geared toward young readers, this classic book centers on the Argonauts' quest for "The Golden Fleece". Generations have thrilled to compelling renditions of the adventures of heroic Jason and the sorceress Medea, mighty Heracles, the minstrel Orpheus, and other legendary figures from Greek mythology. Author Padraic Colum, who was a popular children's writer in his day, possessed a poetic style that enchant audiences of all ages, in "The Golden ...
  
  











  



  
The Children of Odin (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading): Nordic Gods and Heroes
Padraic Colum

Barnes & Noble, 2006

The Children of Odin: Nordic Gods and Heroes (1920) is a lyrical introduction to the myths and epic legends of the ancient Scandinavians. Fusing the disparate mythic accounts of his medieval sources, Irish-American poet Padraic Colum fashions a powerful tale of the divine adventures of gods and men, locked in an inexorable march of fate.  Written in a style accessible to both children and adults, Colum's work offers a haunting and evocative ...
  
  











  



  
The King of Ireland's Son, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles (Looking Glass Library)
Padraic Colum

Random House Books for Young Readers, 2010

Travel to ancient Greece, where gods and goddesses walk the earth and a youth named Jason must capture the famous Golden Fleece. Mythology buffs will love the classic stories of Greek heroes, from Hercules to Orpheus to Theseus. With an introduction by Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, fantasy fans will thoroughly enjoy this Newbery award winning classic.
  
  











  



  
The Story of the Golden Fleece (Dover Children's Classics)

Dover Publications, 2005

"Still unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths."— Publishers Weekly Generations have thrilled to the adventures of heroic Jason and the sorceress Medea, mighty Heracles, the minstrel Orpheus, and other legendary figures. In this Newbery Medal-winning classic, a renowned storyteller recounts the enduring legends surrounding the Argonauts' quest for the golden fleece. Author Padraic Colum was active in the Irish literary renaissance ...
  
  











  



  
Poems of the Irish Revolutionary Brotherhood: Thomas Macdonagh, P. H. Pearse, Joseph Mary Plunkett, Sir Roger ...
Padraic Colum

Forgotten Books, 2012

I relands Declaration of I ndependence, may come to be looked back on as signal days in I rish history. They were days of preparation. The youth of Nationalist I reland had turned to a task the task of learning of learning first the I rish language, of learning then about I rish public affairs, and at the end of learning arms and about the handling of men. The generation that became conscious twenty years ago turned with hope, faith and ...
  
  











  



  
The children of Odin: The book of the Northern myths
Padraic Colum

Macmillan, 1964
  
  











  








   



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