Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Seemann. The Mythology of Greece and Rome

Today's free book is The Mythology of Greece and Rome by O. Seemann. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books.


PART ONE.-C0SM0G0NY AND THEOGONY

PART TWO.-THE GODS.

I.—THE GODS OF OLYMPUS.

A. —SUPERIOR DEITIES.
Zeus (Jupiter)
Hera (Juno)
Pallas Athene (Minerva)
Apollo
Artemis (Diana)
Ares (Mars)
Aphrodite (Venus)
Hermes (Mercurius)
Hephaestus (Vulcan)
Hestia (Vesta)
Janus
Quirinus

B. —SECONDARY DEITIES.
1. Attendant and Ministering Deities:
Eros (Amor)
The Muses
The Charites (Gratiae)
Themis and the Horae (Seasons)
Nike (Victoria)
Iris
Hebe (Juventas)
Ganymedes
2. The Phenomena of the Heavens:
Helios (Sol)
Selene (Luna)
Eos (Aurora)
The Stars
The Winds
3. Gods of Birth and Healing:
Asclepius (Aesculapius)
Inferior Deities of Birth and Healing
4. Deities of Fate:
The Moerae (Parcae)
Nemesis, Tyche (Fortuna), and Agathodaemon (Bonus Eventus)

II.—THE GODS OF THE SEA AND WATERS.
Poseidon (Neptunus)
Amphitrite
Triton and the Tritons
Pontus and his Descendants:
Nereus and his Daughters
Thaumas, Phorcys, Ceto
Proteus
Glaucus
Ino Leucothea and Melicertes
The Sirens
The Race of Occanus

III.—THE GODS OF THE EARTH AND  WORLD.
Gaa (Tellus)
Rhea Cybele (Magna Mater Idaea)
Dionysus, or Bacchus (Liber)
The Nymphs
The Satyrs
Silenus
Greek and Roman Wood-Spirits:
Pan
Silvanus
Faunus and Fauna
Priapus
Saturnus and Ops
Vertumnus and Pomona
Flora
Pales
Terminus
Demeter (Ceres)
Persephone (Proserpina)
Hades (Pluto)
The Lower World
The Erinyes (Furiae)
Hecate
Sleep and Death

IV.—ROMAN DEITIES OF THE HOUSE AND FAMILY.
The Penates
The Lares
The Larvae, Lemures, and Manes

PART THREE.-THE HEROES.

I.—INTRODUCTORY  

II.—THE CREATION AND PRIMITIVE OF MANKIND  

III.—PROVINCIAL HEROIC LEGENDS:
The Lapithae and the Centaurs
Theban Legend:
Cadmus
Actaeon
Amphion and Zethus
Corinthian Legend:
Sisyphus
Glaums
Bellerophon and the Legend of the Amazons
Argive Legend:
lo
Danaus and the Danaids
Proetus and his Daughters
Perseus
The Dioscuri
Heracles (Hercules)
The Birth and Youth of Heracles
Heracles in the Service of Eurystheus
Deeds of Heracles after his Service
Death and Apotheosis
Heracles as God
Attic Legend:
Cecrops
Erechtheus, or Erichihonius
Theseus
Cretan Legend:
Minos and the Minotaur
Talos

IV. —COMBINED UNDERTAKINGS OF THE LATER HEROIC AGE.
The Calydonian Hunt
The Argonauts
The Theban Cycle
The Trojan Cycle
The Heroic Races of the Trojan War:
The Dardanidae, or Race of Dardanus
The Pelopidce, or Race of Pelops
The Aeacidae,or Race of Aeacus
Nestor, the Locrian Ajax, Diomedes, and Odysseus
The War
The Return

V. —MYTHIC SEERS AND BARDS  

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