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Myths of Greece and Rome

Author: Thomas Bulfinch; Bryan Holme
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1981, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illlustrated edition of Bulfinch's "The Age of Fable," featuring retellings of a selection of myths from ancient Greece and Rome, complemented by mythologically inspired works of art.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Bulfinch; Bryan Holme
ISBN: 0140056432 9780140056433
OCLC Number: 7552283
Notes: An edition of The age of fable, the first book of the author's Mythology.
Includes index.
Description: 308 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: I. Stories of gods and heroes --
II. Prometheus and Pandora --
III. Apollo and Daphne, Pyramus and Thisbe, Cephalus and Procris --
IV. Juno and her rivals, Io and Callisto, Diana and Acxtaeon, Latona and the rustics --
V. Phaeton --
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 birds --
X. Vertumnus and Pomona, Iphis and Anaxarete --
XI. Cupid and Psyche --
XII. Cadmus, the Myrmidons --
XIII. Nisus and Scylla, Echo and Narcissus, Clytie, Hero and Leander and Arachne XIV. Minerva, Niobe --
XV. The Graeae and the Gorgons, Perseus and Medusa, Atlas, Andromeda --
XVI. Monsters: Giants, Sphinx, Pegasus and Chimera, centaurs, Griffin, pygmies --
XVII The Golden fleece, Medea --
XVIII. Meleager and Atalanta --
XIX. Hercules, Hebe and Ganymede --
XX. Theseus and Daedalus, Castor and Pollux, festivals and games --
XXI. Bacchus and Ariadne --
XXII. The Rural deities, the Dryads and Erisichthon, Rhoecus, the water deities, Carmenae, winds --
XXIII. Achelous and Hercules, Admetus and Alcestis, Antigone, Penelope --
XXIV. Orpheus and Eurydice, Aristaeus, Amphion, Linus, Thamyris, Marsysas, Melampus, Musaeus --
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 Phaeacians, fate of the suitors --
XXXI. Adventures of Aeneas, the harpies, Dido, Palinurus --
XXXII. The Infernal regions, the Sibyl --
XXXIII. Aeneas in Italy, Camilla, Evander, Nisus and Euryalus, Mezentius, Turnus, a chart: the descent of the gods.
Other Titles: Age of fable
Responsibility: by Thomas Bullfinch ; compiled by Bryan Holme ; with an introduction by Joseph Campbell.

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