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JUPITER AND HIS MIGHTY COMPANY
THE GOLDEN AGE
THE STORY OF PROMETHEUS
I. HOW FIRE WAS GIVEN TO MEN
II. HOW DISEASES AND CARES CAME AMONG MEN
III. HOW THE FRIEND OF MEN WAS PUNISHED
THE FLOOD
[Illustration: "AS THEY WALKED THEY PICKED UP THE LOOSE STONES IN THEIR WAY."]
But we call the country GREECE
THE STORY OF IO
[Illustration: "SHE CRIED OUT TO HIM AND TOLD HIM TO LET THE COW GO."]
The name of the hero was Hercules
THE WONDERFUL WEAVER
I. THE WARP
II. THE WOOF
And Jupiter himself nodded
THE LORD OF THE SILVER BOW
I. DELOS
II. DELPHI
"Can no one kill this beast?" said Apollo
III. DAPHNE
[Illustration: "SHE TURNED AND FLED LIKE A FRIGHTENED DEER."]
IV. DELUDED
V. DISGRACED
ADMETUS AND ALCESTIS
I. THE SLAVE
II. THE CHARIOT
III. THE SHADOW LEADER
How was it that Alcestis had been given back to life?
CADMUS AND EUROPA
I. THE BULL
II. THE PYTHIA
"But who is the Pythia that you spoke about?" asked Cadmus
"What must I do?" said Cadmus
III. THE DRAGON
IV. THE CITY
[Illustration: "SOON THEY BEGAN TO FIGHT AMONG THEMSELVES."]
THE QUEST OF MEDUSA'S HEAD
I. THE WOODEN CHEST
II. THE MAGIC SLIPPERS
Then he leaped into the air to try the Magic Slippers
III. THE GRAY SISTERS
IV. THE WESTERN MAIDENS
V. THE DREADFUL GORGONS
VI. THE GREAT SEA BEAST
[Illustration: "THE KING SAW IT AND WAS TURNED INTO STONE."]
VII. THE TIMELY RESCUE
VIII. THE DEADLY QUOIT
THE STORY OF ATALANTA
I. THE BEAR ON THE MOUNTAIN
II. THE BRAND ON THE HEARTH
III. THE GIFTS ON THE ALTARS
But even then he did not think of Diana
And then he thought of Diana
IV. THE HUNT IN THE FOREST
[Illustration: YOU OUGHT TO HAVE SEEN THE TALL HUNTRESS MAIDEN THEN]
V. THE RACE FOR A WIFE
[Illustration: "OUT OF THE YAWNING CREVICE THERE SPRANG A WONDERFUL CREATURE"]
THE ADVENTURES OF THESEUS
I. AEGEUS AND AETHRA
II. SWORD AND SANDALS
[Illustration: "SHE BUCKLED THE SWORD TO HIS BELT."]
III. ROUGH ROADS AND ROBBERS
IV. WRESTLER AND WRONG-DOER
"Why shall I do that?" asked Theseus
V. PROCRUSTES THE PITILESS
"Is this your wonderful bed?" asked Theseus
"See the tall fellow in the doorway! What does he want here?"
THE WONDERFUL ARTISAN
I. PERDIX
II. MINOS
"Shall I kill him?" asked Daedalus
III. ICARUS
[Illustration: "HE FELT HIMSELF SINKING THROUGH THE AIR."]
THE CRUEL TRIBUTE
I. THE TREATY
"Will you swear that what you tell me is true?" said Minos
"Has the king a son?" asked Minos
II. THE TRIBUTE
III. THE PRINCESS
[Illustration: "THE JAILER OPENED THE DOOR AT HER BIDDING."]
IV. THE LABYRINTH
"It is he! it is he!" cried Theseus; "and now for the fight!"
Thus Theseus became king of Athens
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