Bulfinch’s Mythology, The Age of Fable
Format: Global Grey edition
Pages (PDF): 370
Publication Date: 1855
Available formats: PDF, epub, Kindle ebook
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The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes is the first part of Bulfinch’s Mythology, the other two being The Age of Chivalry, or Legends of King Arthur, and, Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages. Chapters include: 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: or, the Halcyon Birds; 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, and Pygmies; The Golden Fleece — Medea; Meleager and Atalanta; Hercules — Hebe and Ganymede; Theseus — 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 — Marsyas — 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 — Cyclopse — Circe — Sirens — Scylla and Charybdis — Calypso; The Phaeacians — Fate of the Suitors; Adventures of Aeneas — The Harpies — Dido — Palinurius; The Infernal Regions — The Sibyl; Aeneas in Italy – Camilla — Evander — Nisus and Euryalus — 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; and, Proverbial Expressions.
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