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Bulfinch's Mythology.

Author: Thomas Bulfinch
Publisher: New York : Thunder Bay Press, 2014.
Series: Leather-bound Classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can't keep all your gods and goddesses straight? Wondering about mythological references in classic literature? Bulfinch's Mythology offers approachable accounts of ancient legends in a compilation of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, banker and Latinist. This volume includes all three of Bulfinch's original titles: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, and The Legends of Charlemagne. Bulfinch states his purpose for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Adaptations
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Bulfinch, Thomas.
Bulfinch's Mythology.
New York : Thunder Bay Press, ©2014
Named Person: Charlemagne, Emperor; Charlemagne, Emperor
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Bulfinch
ISBN: 9781626862777 162686277X
OCLC Number: 883570384
Notes: XV. The Round Table.
Description: 1 online resource (1334 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; THE AGE OF FABLE; The World of the Ancient Greeks and Romans, Showing Location of Places Mentioned in "Stories of Gods and Heroes"; The Descent of the Gods; Author's Preface; I. Introduction; II. Prometheus and Pandora; III. Apollo and Daphne-Pyramus and Thisbe-Cephalus and Procris; IV. Juno and Her Rivals, Io and Callisto-Diana and Actæon-Latona and the Rustics; V. Phaëton; VI. Midas-Baucis and Philemon; VII. Proserpine-Glaucus and Scylla; VIII. Pygmalion-Dryope-Venus and Adonis-Apollo and Hyacinthus. IX. Ceyx and Halcyone: or, The Halcyon BirdsX. Vertumnus and Pomona; XI. Cupid and Psyche; XII. Cadmus-The Myrmidons; XIII. Nisus and Scylla-Echo and Narcissus-Clytie-Hero and Leander; XIV. Minerva-Niobe; XV. The Grææ or Gary-Maids-Perseus-Medusa-Atlas-Andromeda; XVI. Monsters: Giants-Sphinx-Pegasus and Chimæra-Centaurs-Griffin-Pygmies; XVII. The Golden Fleece-Medea; XVIII. Meleager and Atalanta; XIX. Hercules-Hebe and Ganymede; XX. Theseus and Dædalus-Castor and Pollux-Festivals and Games; XXI. Bacchus-Ariadne. XXII. The Rural Deities-The Dryads and Erisichthon-Rhœcus-Water Deities-Camenæ-WindsXXIII. Achelous and Hercules-Admetus and Alcestis-Antigone-Penelope; XXIV. Orpheus and Eurydice-Aristæus-Amphion-Linus-Thamyris-Marsyas-Melampus-Musæus; XXV. Arion-Ibycus-Simonides-Sappho; XXVI. Endymion-Orion-Aurora and Tithonus-Acis and Galatea; XXVII. The Trojan War; XXVIII. The Fall of Troy-Return of the Greeks-Orestes and Electra; XXIX. Adventures of Ulysses-The Lotus-eaters-The Cyclopes-Circe-Sirens-Scylla and Charybdis-Calypso; XXX. The Phæacians-Fate of the Suitors. XXXI. Adventures of Æneas-The Harpies-Dido-PalinurusXXXII. The Infernal Regions-The Sibyl; XXXIII. Æneas in Italy-Camilla-Evander-Nisus and Euryalus-Mezentius-Turnus; XXXIV. Pythagoras-Egyptian Deities-Oracles; XXXV. Origin of Mythology-Statues of Gods and Goddesses-Poets of Mythology; XXXVI. Monsters (modern)-The Phœnix-Basilisk-Unicorn-Salamander; XXXVII. Eastern Mythology-Zoroaster-Hindu Mythology-Castes-Buddha-The Grand Lama-Prester John; XXXVIII. Northern Mythology-Valhalla-The Valkyrior; XXXIX. Thor's Visit to Jotunheim. XL. The Death of Baldur-The Elves-Runic Letters-Skalds-Iceland-Teutonic Mythology-The Nibelungen Lied-Wagner's Nibelungen RingXLI. The Druids-Iona; THE AGE OF CHIVALRY; KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS; I. Introduction; II. The Mythical History of England; III. Merlin; IV. Arthur; V. Arthur (Continued); VI. Sir Gawain; VII. Caradoc Briefbras; or, Caradoc with the Shrunken Arm; VIII. Launcelot of the Lake; IX. The Adventure of the Cart; X. The Lady of Shalott; XI. Queen Guenever's Peril; XII. Tristram and Isoude; XIII. Tristram and Isoude (Continued); XIV. Sir Tristram's Battle with Sir Launcelot.
Series Title: Leather-bound Classics.

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Can't keep all your gods and goddesses straight? Wondering about mythological references in classic literature? Bulfinch's Mythology offers approachable accounts of ancient legends in a compilation of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, banker and Latinist. This volume includes all three of Bulfinch's original titles: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, and The Legends of Charlemagne. Bulfinch states his purpose for the book clearly:?Our work is not for the learned, nor for the theologian, nor for the philosopher, but for the reader of English literature?who wishes to c.

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