Berens. Myths of Ancient Greece and Rome

Today's free book is The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E. M. Berens. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books. There is also a free audiobook at LibriVox. You can get a free Kindle ebook from Amazon too!



PART I.—MYTHS.
Introduction

FIRST DYNASTY.
Origin of the World—
Uranus and Gaea (Coelus and Terra)

SECOND DYNASTY.
Cronus (Saturn)
Rhea (Ops)
Division of the World
Theories as to the Origin of Man

THIRD DYNASTY.
OLYMPIAN DIVINITIES—
Zeus (Jupiter)
Hera (Juno)
Pallas-Athene (Minerva)
Themis
Hestia (Vesta)
Demeter (Ceres)
Aphrodite (Venus)
Helios (Sol)
Eos (Aurora)
Phœbus-Apollo
Hecate
Selene (Luna)
Artemis (Diana)
Hephaestus (Vulcan)
Poseidon (Neptune)

SEA DIVINITIES—
Oceanus
Nereus
Proteus
Triton and the Tritons
Glaucus
Thetis
Thaumas, Phorcys, and Ceto
Leucothea
The Sirens
Ares (Mars)
Nike (Victoria)
Hermes (Mercury)
Dionysus (Bacchus or Liber)
Aïdes (Pluto)
Plutus

MINOR DIVINITIES—
The Harpies
Erinyes, Eumenides (Furiae, Dirae)
Moirae or Fates (Parcae)
Nemesis
Night and Her Children—
Nyx (Nox)
Thanatos (Mors), Hypnus (Somnus)
Morpheus
The Gorgons
Graeae
Sphinx
Tyche (Fortuna) and Ananke (Necessitas)
Ker
Ate
Momus
Eros (Cupid, Amor) and Psyche
Hymen
Iris
Hebe (Juventas)
Ganymedes
The Muses
Pegasus
The Hesperides
Charites or Graces
Horae (Seasons)
The Nymphs
The Winds
Pan (Faunus)
The Satyrs
Priapus
Asclepias (Aesculapius)

ROMAN DIVINITIES—
Janus
Flora
Robigus
Pomona
Vertumnus
Pales
Picus
Picumnus and Pilumnus
Silvanus
Terminus
Consus
Libitina
Laverna
Comus
Camenae
Genii
Manes
Penates

PUBLIC WORSHIP OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS AND ROMANS—
Temples
Statues
Altars
Priests
Sacrifices
Oracles
Soothsayers
Augurs
Festivals

GREEK FESTIVALS—
Eleusinian Mysteries
Thesmophoria
Dionysia
Panathenaea
Daphnephoria

ROMAN FESTIVALS—
Saturnalia
Cerealia
Vestalia

PART II.—LEGENDS.
Cadmus
Perseus
Ion
Daedalus and Icarus
The Argonauts
Pelops
Heracles
Bellerophon
Theseus
Œdipus
The Seven against Thebes
The Epigoni
Alcmaeon and the Necklace
The Heraclidae
The Siege of Troy
Return of the Greeks from Troy

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