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Author Hazeltine, Alice Isabel, 1878-1959.

Title Hero tales from many lands / selected by Alice I. Hazeltine ; illustrated by Gordon Laite
Published New York : Abingdon Press, [1961]


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Description 475 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents A cause of war (Menelaus, Greece) / James Baldwin -- The slaying of Hector (Achilles, Greece) / Alfred J. Church -- The sack of Troy (Aeneas, Rome) / Alfred J. Church -- The return of Odysseus (Greece) / Padraic Colum -- Attila the Conquerer (Hungary) / Kate Seredy -- Beowulf conquers Grendel (England) / Zenuid A. Rogozim -- The coming of Arthur (England) / Sir Thomas Malory -- The tournament in Ireland (Sir Tristram, England) / Howard Pyle -- The dream of Ronabbway (King Arthur, Wales) / Padraic Colum -- Manawyddan son of the boundless (Wales) / Kenneth Morris -- How Cuchulain wooed his wife (Ireland) / Eleanor Hull -- Deirdre (Niasi, Ireland) / Alan Michael Buck -- The lordship of the Fianna (Fionn, Ireland) / Ella Young -- The squires win golden spurs (Ogier, Denmark) / Mark Powell Hyde -- A Roland for Oliver (France) / James Baldwin -- The wedding of the Cid's daughters (Cid Campeador, Spain) / Merriam Sherwood -- A young prince named Siegfried dg (Germany) / James Baldwin -- How Sigurd awoke Brynhild (Scandinavia) / Dorothy Hosford -- Grettir becomes an outlaw (Iceland) / Allen French -- Njal the lawyer (Iceland) / Allen French -- Frithiof's journey to the Orkneys (Iceland) / Alice Hatch -- Wainamoinen finds the lost-words (Finland) / John Martin Crawford -- Antar the hero (Arabia) / Eunice Tietjens -- Rustem and his rose-colored steed (Iran) / Helen Zimmern -- This hound hath loved me (Yudhisthir, from the Mahabharata, India) / Mabel Ashe Beling -- The search for Sita (Rama, from the Ramayana, India) / Dhan Gopal Mukerji -- Yoro reveals himself as Gessar Khan (Tibet) / Ida Zeitlin -- The empty city (Chuko Liang, China) / Louise Crane -- Shizuka's dance (Yoshitsune, Japan) / May McNeer and Lynd Ward -- Scarface (Blackfoot Indians, Great Plains of U.S. and southern Canada) / George Bird Grinnell
Summary Selections representing the heroic folk epics from nations around the world
Subject Heroes -- Folklore.
Legends -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Legends.
Author Hazeltine, Alice Isabel, 1878-1959.
Laite, Gordon.
LC no. 61005096
ISBN 0687169437