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Amazoncom: gods and heroes: an introduction to greek mythology (yesterday's classics) (9781599150857): r e francillon: books. What is greek mythology • the people of ancient greece shared stories called myths about the gods, goddesses, and heroes in which they believed. These gods were thought to have special powers, and each had control over a different aspect of life many of them also appear in the tales of greek mythology.
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