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The Aeneid


Virgil's epic poem describing the fall of Troy, in English blank verse by Robert Fitzgerald.

Editions:601  Date:1697 - 2017  Genre(s):Poetry, Epic poetry, Latin

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The Aeneid of Virgil


Virgil's epic poem in verse translation describing the fall of Troy.

Editions:3977  Date:1300 - 2017  Genre(s):Poetry

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The merry adventures of Robin Hood of great renown in Nottinghamshire

by:Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911

Recounts the legend of Robin Hood, who plundered the king's purse and poached his deer and whose generosity endeared him to the poor.

Editions:471  Date:1883 - 2017  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Folklore, Legends, Young adult works

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Maniac Magee : a novel

by:Spinelli, Jerry

From the Publisher: He wasn't born with the name Maniac Magee. He came into this world named Jeffrey Lionel Magee, but when his parents died and his life changed, so did his name. And Maniac Magee became a legend. Even today kids talk about how fast he could run; about how he hit an inside-the-park "frog" homer; how no knot, no matter how snarled, would stay that way once he began to untie it. But the thing Maniac Magee is best known for is what he did for the kids from the East Side and those from the West Side.

Editions:98  Date:1989 - 2015  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Sports stories, Humor, Humor


The Pied Piper of Hamelin

by:Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

The Pied Piper pipes the village free of rats and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service, he pipes away their children too.

Editions:279  Date:0001 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Poetry, Juvenile works

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Larousse encyclopedia of mythology

by:Graves, Robert, 1895-1985

Here, in all their wonder and splendor, are the Mythologies of Mankind.. from pre-biblical Egypt and pre-Homeric Greece to the farthest researches of Africa, the Orient, the Pacific and the Americas.. all gathered into one mammoth volume of unprecedented scope and beauty, and illustrated with an incomparable scope and beauty, and illustrated with an incomparable assemblage of authentic paintings, sculpture, symbols, idols, ritual and sacrificial objects, many rarely seen by modern Western eyes. This monumental work is the first complete encyclopedia of world anthology. Originally published in France by the famous house of Larousse, it contains of course all the well-loved myths of Classical Antiquity. But more than half the book is devoted to the strange and unfamiliar mythologies of civilizations ... from Peru to Persia, from Tahiti to Togoland.

Editions:177  Date:1954 - 1997  Genre(s):Folklore, Folklore, Encyclopedias, Legends, Legends

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Saint George and the dragon : a golden legend

by:Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005

Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land.

Editions:22  Date:1984 - 2009  Genre(s):Legends, Folklore


The legend of the bluebonnet : an old tale of Texas

by:DePaola, Tomie, 1934-

A retelling of the Comanche Indian legend of how a little girl's sacrifice brought the flower called bluebonnet to Texas.

Editions:54  Date:1983 - 2001  Genre(s):Folklore, Legends


The white stag

by:Seredy, Kate

Retells the legendary story of the Huns' and Magyars' long migration from Asia to Europe where they hope to find a permanent home.

Editions:50  Date:1935 - 2007  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, War fiction, War fiction

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A Treasury of American folklore : stories, ballads, and traditions of the people

by:Botkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901-1975

A collection of folklore, including an index of authors, titles, and first lines of songs and an index of subjects and names.

Editions:94  Date:1944 - 1989  Genre(s):Folklore


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