Heros and Monsters of Greek Myth Author:Bernard Evslin Dorothy Evslin Ned Hoopes Perseus...battles the fearful Medusa, whose hair is snakes, whose glance turns men to stone. — Theseus...without armor, without weapons, he faces the Minotaur- half man, half bull. — Daedalus and Icarus...determined to thwart the gods, Icarus flies to near to the sun. — Atalanta...beautiful, hard-hearted, swift-footed,she meets her matchin a lover ... more »who understands feminine curiosity.
Midas...his greed for gold becomes an awful curse.
Pygmalion and Galatea...a young carves the worlds most beautiful statue...and falls in love with it.« less