The great myths of ancient Greece have inspired mankind for centuries. Each of the heroes has to undergo trials of strength and courage to prove his valour against a host of monsters—the Minotaur, half-man, half-bull; Hydra, the many-headed serpent; Medusa the Gorgon. Meanwhile, the gods, led by Zeus the Thunderer from his seat on Mount Olympus, watch, encourage, help—and sometimes hinder.
About the Author
Edward Ferrie is a teacher, writer, linguist and photographer, an ex-judo champion and special correspondent for the Guardian, and a former royal bodyguard. He has produced numerous books on judo, martial arts, physical training and combat sports as well as writing audiobooks on Greek and Norse myths for Naxos AudioBooks. He currently works and lives with his two daughters in Newcastle upon Tyne.