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Bulfinch's retelling of the classic myths has been the best introduction to mythology for the young and old for generations.
Table of Contents:
Publisher's Preface; 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: 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; Proverbial Expressions
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"Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 - May 27, 1867) was an American writer, born in Newton, Massachusetts. Bulfinch belonged to a well educated Bostonian merchant family of modest means. His father was Charles Bulfinch, the architect of the Massachusetts State House in Boston and parts of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Bulfinch supported himself through his position at the Merchants' Bank of Boston." (Quote from wikipedia.org)
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Book Description Forgotten Books, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1605063738
Book Description Forgotten Books, 2007. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 349 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.87 inches. This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # zk1605063738