Troy

Troy

Last War of the Heroic Age

Myths and Legends 8
  • Author: Si Sheppard
  • Illustrator: José Daniel Cabrera Peña, Rocio Espin Pinar
  • Short code: MYTH 8
  • Publication Date: 20 Mar 2014
  • Number of Pages: 80
Users in the USA and Canada please select your location at the top of this page to see prices in your currency. Users in the UK and the Rest of the World will be billed in GBP.

Availability: In stock

Please tick the formats you would like to buy:

Paperback
9781472801289

Regular Price: $17.95

Special Price: $12.57

eBook (ePub)
9781472801302

Regular Price: $12.99

Special Price: $9.09

eBook (PDF)
9781472801296

Regular Price: $12.99

Special Price: $9.09

Bundle Offer! Choose a print and eBook format above and get 25% off both!
About our eBooks

About this Product

When Paris, prince of Troy, ran off with Helen, wife of the king of Sparta, it launched the greatest war of the mythic age of Greece. Heroes and gods assembled on both sides, as the combined armies of Greece launched a siege that would last for ten years. During that time, famous heroes, such as Achilles, Ajax, and Hector, would find glory on the battlefield, before being cut down. Others, such as Agamemnon, Odysseus, and Aeneas, would survive the war, only to face even greater challenges afterwards. Thanks to the Iliad of Homer, and numerous other ancient sources, the story of the siege of Troy has survived over 3,000 years. In this new book in the Myths and Legends series, Professor Si Sheppard draws together all of these ancient writings to tell the complete story of the Trojan war, from the flight of the "face that launched a thousand ships” to the great wooden horse that brought the city to bloody ruin.

Biographical Note

Si Sheppard graduated this year with a Ph.D. in political science from Johns Hopkins University. He currently teaches American Government at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York.

You may also be interested in the following product(s)

Close

Blog

Osprey Adventures: The Big Reveal
Want to see what Osprey Adventures are bringing you in 2016? Here are the upcoming releases... Continue Reading
It's your quiz, Marty! Back to the Future Day Quiz
To celebrate Back to the Future Day we have put together a quiz, with questions drawn from the Science Fiction & Fantasy Quiz Book to test your knowledge of this tremendous time-travelling trilogy... Continue Reading

Forum

Elf Warfare Missing in Action?
Thanks! I will keep my eyes peeled for it. Read more
Steve_B 2016-08-17 00:51:07
Osprey Adventures/Myths & Legends/Dark Osprey Reveal???
The list is out but none in the excellent Myths &Legends series is it too being rested? Read more
PAUL W 2015-11-09 18:22:03
2016 Big Reveal???
Hi AdamC,   We will indeed be revealing our Osprey Adventures titles for 2016. Keep... Read more
Pete @ Osprey 2015-09-10 11:17:27
Myths & Legends - A Worrying Absence
Hi Ken, Hmmm, its a worrying possibility I'm afraid. Osprey does have form for that type of... Read more
AdamC 2015-08-26 07:44:17