"Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece" are stories from the Greek mythology concerning gods and people. The myth tells us about supernatural heroes and creatures. They serve to give us a proper model of behavior. There are also examples of non proper models of behavior showed to us by antiheroes. The author collected … [Read more...] about Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece
Gustav Schwab was born in 1792 in Stuttgart, Germany. He was a publisher, writer and a pastor. Schwab wrote many poems and travels.
He used his time spent at an 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 Rome and Greece’s literature and 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 4th, 1850.