Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable

by Bulfinch, Thomas
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Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable is a comprehensive collection of myths and legends from ancient Greece and Rome, as well as other cultures around the world. The book is written by Thomas Bulfinch, an American writer and banker who lived in the 19th century. The Age of Fable is the first part of a three-volume series that covers the myths of the ancient world, the legends of medieval Europe, and the stories of the British Isles. The book is divided into three sections: The Gods and Goddesses of Olympus, The Heroes and Heroines of Mythology, and The Tales of Mythology. The first section provides an overview of the major gods and goddesses of ancient Greek and Roman mythology, including Zeus, Hera, Apollo, Athena, and others. The second section focuses on the heroes and heroines of mythology, such as Hercules, Theseus, Perseus, and Medusa. The third section includes lesser-known tales and legends, such as the story of Pandora's Box and the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice.Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable is written in a clear and accessible style, making it an ideal introduction to the world of mythology for readers of all ages. The book is also illustrated with numerous engravings and drawings, adding to its visual appeal. Overall, Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable is a classic work that has been enjoyed by generations of readers and remains a valuable resource for anyone interested in the myths and legends of the ancient world.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.
  • Format: TradePaperback
  • Author: Bulfinch, Thomas
  • ISBN: 9780894715372
  • Condition: Used
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • Publication Year: 1987

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