Saturday, August 22, 2015

Bulfinch: Mythology: The Age of Fable.

Today's book is Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is also available at Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive, Sacred Texts, Hathi Trust, and Google Books. There is also a free audiobook at LibriVox. Amazon has a free Kindle ebook.

(Some of these editions contain all three volumes: Age of Fable, Age of Chivalry, and Legends of Charlemagne.)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER I. Introduction.

CHAPTER II. Prometheus And Pandora.

CHAPTER III. Apollo And Daphne- Pyramus And Thisbe- Cephalus And Procris.

CHAPTER IV. Juno And Her Rivals, Io And Callisto- Diana And Actaeon- Latona And The Rustics.

CHAPTER V. Phaeton.

CHAPTER VI. Midas- Baucis And Philemon.

CHAPTER VII. Proserpine- Glaucus And Scylla.

CHAPTER VIII. Pygmalion- Dryope- Venus And Adonis- Apollo And Hyacinthus.

CHAPTER IX. Ceyx And Halcyone: Or, The Halcyon Birds.

CHAPTER X. Vertumnus And Pomona.

CHAPTER XI. Cupid And Psyche.

CHAPTER XII. Cadmus- The Myrmidons.

CHAPTER XIII. Nisus And Scylla- Echo And Narcissus- Clytie- Hero And Leander.

CHAPTER XIV. Minerva- Niobe.

CHAPTER XV. The Graeae And Gorgons- Perseus- Medusa- Atlas- Andromeda.

CHAPTER XVI. Monsters. Giants, Sphinx, Pegasus, And Chimaera, Centaurs, Griffin, And Pygmies.

CHAPTER XVII. The Golden Fleece- Medea

CHAPTER XVIII. Meleager And Atalanta.

CHAPTER XIX. Hercules- Hebe And Ganymede.

CHAPTER XX. Theseus- Daedalus- Castor And Pollux.

CHAPTER XXI. Bacchus- Ariadne.

CHAPTER XXII. The Rural Deities- Erisichthon- Rhoecus- The Water Deities- The Camenae- The Winds.

CHAPTER XXIII. Achelous And Hercules- Admetus And Alcestis- Antigone- Penelope.

CHAPTER XXIV. Orpheus And Eurydice- Aristaeus- Amphion- Linus- Thamyris- Marsyas- Melampus- Musaeus.

CHAPTER XXV. Arion- Ibycus- Simonides- Sappho.

CHAPTER XXVI. Endymion- Orion- Aurora And Tithonus- Acis And Galatea.

CHAPTER XXVII. The Trojan War.

CHAPTER XXVIII. The Fall Of Troy- Return Of The Greeks- Agamemnon, Orestes And Electra.

CHAPTER XXIX. Adventures Of Ulysses- The Lotus-eaters- Cyclopse- Circe -sirens- Scylla And Charybdis- Calypso.

CHAPTER XXX. The Phaeacians- Fate Of The Suitors.

CHAPTER XXXI. Adventures Of Aeneas- The Harpies- Dido- Palinurius.

CHAPTER XXXII. The Infernal Regions- The Sibyl.

CHAPTER XXXIII. Aeneas In Italy- Camilla- Evander- Nisus And Euryalus- Mezentius- Turnus.

CHAPTER XXXIV. Pythagoras- Egyptian Deities- Oracles.

CHAPTER XXXV. Origin Of Mythology- Statues Of Gods And Goddesses- Poets Of Mythology.

CHAPTER XXXVI. Modern Monsters- The Phoenix- Basilisk- Unicorn- -salamander.

CHAPTER XXXVII. Eastern Mythology- Zoroaster- Hindu Mythology- Castes- Buddha- Grand Lama.

CHAPTER XXXVIII. Northern Mythology- Valhalla- The Valkyrior.

CHAPTER XXXIX. Thor's Visit To Jotunheim.

CHAPTER XL. The Death Of Baldur- The Elves- Runic Letters- Skalds- Iceland.

CHAPTER XLI. The Druids- Iona.

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