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The story of Cadmus

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Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English


  • Cadmus (Greek mythology) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Cadmus (Greek mythology),
  • Mythology, Greek

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Relates how Cadmus" quest for his lost sister resulted in the founding of Thebes.

Edition Notes

StatementPamela Espeland ; pictures by Reg Sandland.
ContributionsSandland, Reg.
LC ClassificationsBL820.C13 E84 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4101179M
ISBN 100876141289
LC Control Number80015640

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  The Serpent's Teeth; The Story Of Cadmus book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5. The story of Cadmus. [Pamela Espeland; Reg Sandland] -- Relates how Cadmus' quest for his lost sister resulted in the founding of Thebes. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. The story of Cadmus by Espeland, Pamela, ; Sandland, Reg, ill. Publication date Topics Cadmus (Greek mythology), Adventure stories, Cadmus (Greek mythology), Mythology, Greek Publisher Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books Internet Archive Books. American : Jupiter, in the form of a bull, carries away Europa, who is the daughter of Agenor, the king of Phenicia. When her handmaidens tell Agenor of the kidnapping, he commands his son Cadmus to look for.

R.J. Cadmus explores this theme in his book, Ordinary Man. The tale of protagonist Bill Ward is an artful exposé of how the media not only relates the news, but controls and manipulates it to its own ends/5(54). Discover the myth of Cadmus, the founder of Thebes Looking of his sister. Cadmus was the son of Agenor, king of Tyre, and his queen, Telephassa. He was also the brother of Europa, who was abducted by Zeus in the guise of a white bull. The chief of the gods had been seduced by the beauty of Europa, so he decided to kidnap her. The Story of Cadmus Begins Cadmus was the son of King Agenor and Queen Telephassa of Tyre, and was therefore brother to Cilix, Phoenix and Europa. Europa would be abducted by Zeus, and so King Agenor dispatched his sons, Cadmus, Cilix and Phoenix, and his . Europa’s father, Agenor, threatens Cadmus with exile if he does not find Europa. Cadmus tries and fails. He can’t go home, so he prays to Apollo about where he should live. Apollo says he a pristine heifer will lead him to a place where he will establish a city. Apollo’s prophecy is born out.

Cadmus, in Greek mythology, the son of Phoenix or Agenor (king of Phoenicia) and brother of Europa. Europa was carried off by Zeus, king of the gods, and Cadmus was sent out to find her. Unsuccessful, he consulted the Delphic oracle, which ordered him to give up his quest, follow a cow, and build a town on the spot where she lay down.   Cadmus went to fetch water for the ritual from a nearby spring, but the spring belonged to a dragon, the offspring of Ares, god of savagery and war, and it refused Cadmus's request. So Cadmus. The Story of Cadmus. A Phoenician prince and the son of the King and Queen of Tyre, Cadmus is a central figure in Greek mythology. Originally sent to Greece to retrieve his sister, Europa, who had been abducted by Zeus, Cadmus soon became the founder and the first King of Thebes. He is widely thought of as the world’s first teacher and. Presenting the stories of Zeus and Europa, Theseus and Ariadne, the birth of Athens and the fall of Troy, in all their variants, Calasso also uncovers the distant origins of secrets and tragedy, virginity, and rape. "A perfect work like no other. (Calasso) has re-created the morning of our world."- /5.