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Captivating stories about Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters

It can be challenging to find a comprehensive collection of Greek myths considering the number of versions and translations available. However, look no further as you have found an audiobook that includes many of the most popular Greek myths in an easily accessible format.

The purpose of this audiobook is not only to introduce you to Greek mythology but also to captivate your attention and imagination, so you can relive the tales of the most fabulous Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters. 

Within this audiobook, you'll find the following Greek myths and topics covered:

  • In the beginning: The creation of the world, and the Titan-Olympian war
  • The rulers of Olympus
  • Prometheus and Epimetheus
  • The birth of the Muses
  • The Olympian gods and goddesses
  • The house of Atreus and the Trojan War
  • Odysseus’ long way home
  • Odysseus’ homecoming
  • Agamemnon’s homecoming and Orestes’ choice
  • Oedipus and the prophecies
  • Oedipus’ children
  • Cupid and Psyche
  • Short tales
  • And many more

Get the audiobook now to learn more about Greek mythology

©2018 Matt Clayton (P)2018 Matt Clayton

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Listen before reading the actual works

This is an introductory series of Greek and those who wish to go deeper may use these to chart their way further Enjoyed it.thought it was great. learned a lot. made me want to learn more.


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Great for good night stories!

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. While it doesn't go into very much detail, the stories are well-written and entertaining. Each story is written so as to help keep things in some sort of chronological order.

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keeps your attention

I found him so entertaining. The stories are simple and straight to the point without being childish. The only thing I would say is that these are the basic stories, so if you know the gist of most of these stories.

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good listen

I remember thinking Greek Gods were magical I already knew a lot of this but this book is a fun refresher. It goes through all the gods and the major heroes. The Narrated were amazing and added a lot to the stories.

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Nice

This is an awesome induction the Greek gods. I wholeheartedly recommend this prior to Matt Clayton r's works.

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A masterpiece

i know there are some stories that were left out, hopefully there is another one. Definitely worth it none the less!3 hours? Maybe it was just that good.Overall great book and a masterpiece.

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It has made a big impact on me

Amazing!This book was so good its worth a listen. Made the stories so good. The narrator made this book come alive for me! I would totally recommend!

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A thought-provoking audiobook

Narration is top notch. He is unique and it fits this unique book.Highly recommended to anyone looking for a fresh take on the classics or to anyone who prefers a modern telling.

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Superb Stories

I loved the book. It had very good stories and was very interesting. I was full of many wise sayings. I will reread it again.

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A favorite

It was definitely an awesome version of explaining the Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters. But I did enjoy the stories if the ones they did go into.

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  • Mary John
  • 07-11-18

Collection of a lot of Greek myths

I felt this was well written. I would recommend it to anyone wanting to know more about the Greek Myths. Very cool and interesting book to listen. I have always been intrigued by Greek mythology, very well simplified, and nice illustrations!

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  • tirol
  • 07-11-18

Very good book

Really love this book! Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths is a collection of retellings of Greek myths and stories with lots of biographies and gods and heroes. It is aimed at middle grade kids so they are short and basic. I highly recommend this book!

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  • jenny
  • 07-11-18

Beautiful book, wonderful writer

The author intended to write as close to the original Greek language as possible, and it shows. It is by turns clear, funny and engaging. I have used this very successfully with gifted and talented students, and highly recommend it.

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  • Powell Ray
  • 07-11-18

Most Informative

Good review of the centuries-old legacy of Greek Mythology. Nothing fancies - a basic rundown. Recognize that there are variations to many of the myths. If you're already familiar, expect a few twists.

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  • Rex Rory
  • 07-11-18

A Captivating Introduction to Greek Myths

I ordered this book for a book report assignment for my child, but listen to it myself. I would recommend this book for anyone that is fascinated with Greek mythology.

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  • Cella James
  • 07-11-18

Inspirational and thought provoking

I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in the Greek Myths.It is a re-telling of some of the most interesting and charming and unusual Myths, which we don't always get to read about.

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  • Derya
  • 07-11-18

Excellent narration

The comparisons between Greek mythology and other mythologies and world religions and how things came to be are remark similar. If you love Greek Mythology as I do this is great book to cut your teeth on so hold onto your seat and take a wonderful ride.

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  • Ebba Earla
  • 07-11-18

Really enjoyed this

This book used to be my husband's favorite book from his childhood and he still loves it. Greek mythology is simply fascinating!

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  • Ella
  • 07-11-18

Great buy

Myths are very important for society; they provide an easy to remember set of guidelines for action in various social situations and occasionally provides an entertaining story that illuminates to condition of humanity.

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  • Fable
  • 07-11-18

Unique book

The book has a very unique illustration style.The writing is awesome, and each story is conveyed to the nearest truth. Most if not all the major gods are present along with their biographies.