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Bulfinch"s mythology of Greece and Rome with Eastern and Norse legends

by Thomas Bulfinch

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Published by Collier, Collier-Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology,
  • Folklore

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published as The age of fable.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL310 .B82 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination380 p. ;
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24938928M
    OCLC/WorldCa9840756

    First published in , Bulfinch's Mythology has introduced generations of readers to the great myths of Greece and Rome, as well as time-honored legends of Norse mythology, medieval, and chivalric tales, Oriental fables, and s have long admired Bulfinch's versions for the skill with which he wove various versions of a tale into a coherent whole, the vigor of his storytelling, and /5(4). Age of Fable: Vols. I & II: Stories of Gods and Heroes. I. Introduction THE RELIGIONS of ancient Greece and Rome are extinct. The so-called divinities of Olympus have not a single worshipper among living men. They belong now not to the department of theology, but to those of literature and taste.

    This part also devotes four chapters to Eastern Mythology (Hindu myths, Zoroastor, etc.), Norse mythology (Thor, etc.) and The Druids of Iona. Part two is made up of the popular Arthurian legends and contains many of the most famous stories such as Tristam and Isoude, the quest for the Holy Grail, and the Death of Rating: % positive. BULFINCH'S MYTHOLOGY THE AGE OF FABLE THE AGE OF CHIVALRY LEGENDS OF CHARLEMAGNE BY THOMAS BULFINCH COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME [Editor's Note: The etext contains all three sections.] PUBLISHERS' PREFACE.

    In the first half, author Arthur Cotterell describes the central mythical figures of classical Greece and Rome, the Celtic heroes and the Nordic gods. In the second part, author Rachel Storm expertly leads us through the powerful pantheon of gods and goddesses of the East from Ancient Egypt through Central Asia, to the dragon festivals of eastern lands. Pictorial features focus on recurring. - Greek and Roman mythology is part of the U.S. curriculum and might spark an interest in mythology from other cultures including Native American, Egyptian, Chinese, Norse, African and more. Ideas to get kids excited about mythology from around the world. I'm admitting to an obsession with mythology. Try different genres to see if it gets your kids excited too pins.


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Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of general audience works by American Latinist and banker Thomas Bulfinch, named after him and published after his death in The work was a highly successful popularization of Greek mythology for English-speaking readers.

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*** START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK, BULLFINCH'S MYTHOLOGY *** Robert Rowe, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. BULFINCH'S MYTHOLOGY THE AGE OF FABLE THE AGE OF CHIVALRY LEGENDS OF CHARLEMAGNE BY THOMAS BULFINCH COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME [Editor's Note: The etext contains all three sections.] PUBLISHERS' File Size: 1MB.

First published inBulfinch's Mythology has introduced generations of readers to the great myths of Greece and Rome, as well as time-honored legends of Norse mythology, medieval, and chivalric tales, Oriental fables, and more/5(K). Bulfinch's Mythology, by Thomas Bulfinch, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics. New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and 4/4(29). Having heard about Bulfinch's Mythology since childhood I finally broke down, purchased the cheap Modern Library edition containing all three volumes at a local mall and read the thing.

Unsurprisingly, it was a bit of a disappointment, Bulfinch not being a scholar and his versions of the stories being mostly 19th century reworkings of /5. From the Back Cover. First published inBulfinch's Mythology has introduced generations of readers to the great myths of Greece and Rome, as well as time-honored legends of Norse mythology, medieval, and chivalric tales, Oriental fables, and s have long admired Bulfinch's versions for the skill with which he wove various versions of a tale into a coherent whole, /5(8).

Originally published as The age of fable. This banner text can have : From the Publisher. The justly famous Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch contains three volumes the major contents of which are retained in this abridgment for the student and general Age Of Fable-- The gods and goddesses of Greece and Rome, as well as the mythology of the Germanic tribes, England and the Near East/5(K).

Mythology has introduced generations of readers to the great myths of Greece and Rome, as well as time-honored legends of Norse mythology, medieval, and chivalric tales, Oriental fables, and more.

Readers have long admired Bulfinch's versions for the skill with which he wove various. The timeless stories of the gods and goddesses of Greece, Rome and Northern mythology are brought to life, and throughout the book Bulfinch shows, by extensive and resonant quotation, how these images have enormously enriched the development of English literature, from Byron to Shakespeare, from Keats and Milton to Wordsworth and First published inBulfinch's Mythology has introduced generations of readers to the great myths of Greece and Rome, as well as time-honored legends of Norse mythology, medieval, and chivalric tales, Oriental fables, and s have long admired Bulfinch's versions for the skill with which he wove various versions of a tale into a coherent whole, the vigor of/5.

Bulfinch's mythology complies a fundamental understanding of the mythology long since abandoned in the pagan religions of ancient Greece and parts of ancient Rome. Knowing how the gods took over the titans and how mortals dared to question their divine superiors conveys an epic story line for themes still present in modern literature.

First published inBulfinch's" Mythology "has introduced generations of readers to the great myths of Greece and Rome, as well as time-honored legends of Norse mythology, medieval, and chivalric tales, Oriental fables, and more.

Readers have long admired Bulfinch's versions for the skill with which he wove various versions of a tale into a coherent whole, the vigor of his storytelling 4/5(5). This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

Bulfinch's Greek and Roman Mythology: The Age of Fable Book First published inBulfinch's Mythology has introduced generations of readers to the great myths of Greece and Rome, as well as time-honored legends of Norse mythology, medieval, and chivalric tales, Oriental fables, and more. Relying on writers like Ovid and Virgil, Bulfinchs motive was to make mythology more popular.

In that, he succeeded, as his works are still popular more than years after they debuted. This edition of Bulfinchs The Age of Fable is specially formatted with a Table of Contents and is illustrated with dozens of Bulfinch and mythological : Charles River Editors.This book shows the different gods and goddesses of Greece.

This book also explained the life of each god and goddess. This book developed my deep understanding and knowledge of ancient Greek mythology. Also, now I am more interested in reading mythology books.

I am amazed at how this book is created because it is detailed until the last page/5(32).Orpheus leading his beloved Eurydice back to life Ulysses battling to resist the mesmerising Sirens’ song The tragedy of the vengeful Medea The timeless stories of the gods and goddesses of Greece and Rome are charged with passion and romance, magic and murder.

Each one is brought to life beautifully in this lavishly illustrated edition of Thomas Bulfinch’s ‘The Age of Fable.