The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art, Based Originally on Bulfinch's "Age of Fable" (1855): Accompanied by an Interpretative and Illustrative Commentary

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Biblo & Tannen Publishers, 1991 - 597 pages
An illustrated anthology of classical myths, based on Bulfinch's nineteenth-century "Age of Fable," examining myths of divinities and heroes, and including commentary.
 

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This was my favorite book of classical myths growing up. It has a reference style of layout, rather than the story style of Edith Hamilton's book. It presents the various gods in a fairly systematic ... Read full review

Contents

PART I
1
Purpose of the Study The Fable and the Myth Origin of the World
16
THE GODS OF EARTH
42
THE GODS OF THE WATERS
55
THE ROMAN DIVINITIES
59
MYTHS OF THE GREAT DIVINITIES
152
FROM THE EARTH TO THE UNDER
159
Myths of Ceres Pluto and Proserpine The Rape of Proserpine
165
THE TROJAN WAR
277
THE FALL OF TROY
307
The Fall of Troy The Death of Achilles Contest for the Arms of Achilles
317
ADVENTURES OF ∆NEAS
345
THE WAR BETWEEN TROJANS AND PAGE
362
MYTHS OF THE NORSE GODS
373
MYTHS OF NORSE AND OLD GER
398
THE RING OF THE NIBELUNG
410

MYTHS OF THE LESSER DIVINITIES
172
MYTHS OF THE LESSER DIVINITIES OF PAGE
181
MYTHS OF LESSER DIVINITIES OF
198
The Older and the Younger Heroes The Genealogy of DanaŁs
225
THE FAMILY OF ∆TOLUS AND
237
THE HOUSE OF LABDACUS
261
HOUSES CONCERNED IN THE TROJAN
269
Wagners Tetralogy The Rhinegold The Valkyrie Siegfried
419
PART II
431
THE DISTRIBUTION OF MYTHS
447
COMMENTARY
465
RULES FOR PRONUNCIATION
541
INDEX OF MODERN AUTHORS AND ARTISTS
582
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