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The age of fable, or, The beauties of mythology

Author: Thomas Bulfinch; William H Klapp; Stanley William Hayter; Heritage Press (New York, N.Y.),
Publisher: New York : Heritage Press, ©1942.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Bulfinch; William H Klapp; Stanley William Hayter; Heritage Press (New York, N.Y.),
OCLC Number: 717426
Notes: Published also under title: Stories of gods and heroes.
The end papers contain two family trees entitled "The Descent of the Gods," followed by a map entitled "The World of the Gods."
Includes index.
Description: xvii, 369 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Prometheus and Pandora --
Apollo and Daphne, Pyramus and Thisbe, Cephalus and Procris --
Juno and her rivals, Io and Callisto, Diana and Actaeon, Latona and the rustics --
Phaeton --
Midas, Baucis and Philemon --
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 Graeae, and Gorgons, Perseus, Medusa, Atlas, Andromeda --
Monsters: Giants, Sphinx, Pegasus and Chimaera, Centaurs, Griffin, Pygmies --
The Golden Fleece, Medea --
Meleager and Atalanta --
Hercules, Hebe and Ganymede --
Theseus and Daedalus, Castor and Pollux --
Bacchus, Ariadne --
The rural deities, Erisichthon, Rhoecus, The water deities, The Camenae, The winds --
Achelous and Hercules, Admetus and Alcestis, Antigone, Penelope --
Orpheus and Eurydice, Aristaeus, Amphion, Linus, Thamyris, Marsysa, Melampus, Musaeus --
Arion, Ibycus, Simonides, Sappho --
Endymion, Orion, Aurora and Tithonus, Acis and Galatea --
The Trojan War --
The fall of Troy, return of the Greeks, Agamemnon, Orestes and Electra --
Adventures of Ulysses, the Lotus-Eaters, Cyclopses, Circe, Sirens, Scylla and Charybdis, Calypso --
The Pheacians, fate of the suitors --
Adventures of Aeneas, the Harpies, Dido, Palinurus --
The infernal regions, the Sibyl --
Aeneas in Italy, Camilla, Evander, Nisus and Erryalus, Mezentius, Turnus --
Pythagoras, Egyptian deities, Oracles --
Origin of mythology, statues of gods and goddesses, poets of mythology --
Modern monsters, the Phoenix, Basilisk, Unicorn, Salamander --
Eastern mythology, Zoroaster, Hindu mythology, castes, Buddha, Grand lama --
Northern mythology, Valhalla, the Valkyrior --
Thor's visit to Jotunheim --
The death of Baldur, the elves, runic letters, skalds, Iceland --
The Druids, Iona --
Beowulf --
Proverbial expressions.
Other Titles: Age of fable
Beauties of mythology
Responsibility: Thomas Bulfinch ; with notes revisions and additions by W.H. Klapp and illustrations by Stanley William Hayter.

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