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The age of fable; or, Stories of gods and heroes.

Author: Thomas Bulfinch; Joseph A Mugnaini
Publisher: New York, Heritage Press, 1958.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Bulfinch; Joseph A Mugnaini
OCLC Number: 5534756
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 230 pages illustrations 29 cm
Contents: An introductory essay --
The author's preface --
A note by the editor --
Introduction Grecian divinities, Roman divinities --
Prometheus and Pandora --
Apollo and Daphne, Pyramus and Thisbe, Cephalus and Procris --
Juno and her rivals, Io and Callisto, Diana and Actæon, Latona and the Rustics --
Proserpine, Glaucus and Scylla --
Pygmalion, Dryope, Venus and Adonis, Apollo and Hyacinthus --
Ceyx and Halcyone --
Vertumnus and Pomona --
Cupid and Psyche --
Cadmus, the Myrmidons --
Nisus and Scylla, Echo and Narcissus, Clytie, Hero and Leander --
Minerva, Niobe --
The Grææ and Gorgons, Perseus and Medusa, Perseus and Atlas, The sea-monster, the wedding feast --
Monsters, giants, the sphinx, Pegasus and Chimæra, the centaurs, the pygmies, the griffin --the Golden Fleece, Medea and Æson --
Meleager and Atalanta --
Hercules, Hebe and Ganymede --
Theseus, Olympic games, Dædalus, Castor and Pollux --
Bacchus and Ariadne --
Rural deities, Erisichthon, Rhœcus, water deities, the Camenæ, the winds --
Achelous and Hercules, Admetus and Alcestis, Antigone, Penelope --
Orpheus and Eurydice, Aristæus, Amphion, Linus, Thamyris, Marsyas, Melampus, Musæus --
Arion, Ibycus, Simonides, Sappho --
Endymion, Orion, Aurora and Tithonus, Acis and Galatea --
The Trojan War, the Iliad --
The fall of Troy, Menelaus and Helen, Agamemnon --
Adventures of Ulysses, the Læstrygonians, Scylla and Charybdis, Calypso --
The Phæacians, fate of the suitors --
Adventures of Æneas: the harpies, Dido, Palinurus --
The infernal regions, Elysium, the Sibyl --
Æneas in Italy, Camilla, Evander, Nisus and Euryalus, Mezentius, Pallas, Camilla, Turnus --
Pythagoras, Egyptian deities, Oracles --
Origins of mythology, statues of gods and goddesses, poets of mythology --
Modern monsters, the phoenix, the basilisk, the unicorn, the salamander --
Eastern mythology, Hindu mythology, Castes, Buddha, the Grand Lama --
Northern mythology, Valhalla, Thor and the other gods --
Thor's visit to Jotunheim --
The death of Baldur, the elves, Ragnarok, runic letters, the Skalds --
The Druids, Iona --
Beowulf --
Proverbial expressions --
Index of Principal names.
Responsibility: Introductory essay by Dudley Fitts. Illustrated by Joe Mugnaini.

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