Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece book report - detailed analysis, book summary, literary elements, character analysis, Gustav Schwab biography, and everything necessary for active class participation. Introduction Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece are stories from Greek mythology focusing on the Gods and the people. … [Read more...] about Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece
Gustav Schwab was born in 1792 in Stuttgart, Germany. He was a publisher, writer, and pastor. Schwab wrote many poems.
He used his time spent at university to better his knowledge of literature and he founded a book club with his friends so that he could socialize with other poets. After his studies, Schwab worked as a professor and a pastor.
He loved ancient Roman and Greek literature as well as German literature. His most famous works are: "Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece" and "Das Buch der schönsten Geschichten und Sagen".
"Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece" are founded on legends and myths of Ancient stories. It has three parts and it is classified as a book of stories. This work was translated into many languages and, despite some modifications by the author, it is very authentic.
The work "Das Buch der schönsten Geschichten und Sagen" is a book of German sayings and folk stories.
Gustav Schwab died on November 4, 1850.