Shahan. Myths and Legends

Today's free book is Myths and Legends by Thomas J. Shahan (1902). For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Hathi Trust (I have not checked for other online sources).



Table of Contents

Nathaniel Hawthorne:
The Golden Touch
The Paradise of Children
The Three Golden Apples
The Miraculous Pitcher

Charles Kingsley:
The Argonauts
1. How the Centaur Trained the Heroes
2. How Jason Lost His Sandal
3. How They Built the Ship
4. How the Argonauts Sailed
5. The Unknown Sea
6. The End of the Heroes

Alfred Church:
The Odyssey
1. The Cyclops
2. Aeolus - Circe
3. The Regions of the Dead, Scylla, and Calypso
4. Telemachus and Penelope
5. Nestor and Menelaus
6. Ulysses on His Raft
7. Nausicaa and Alcinous
8. Ulysses and the Swineherd
9. The Return of Telemachus
10. Ulysses in His Home
11. The Trial of the Bow
12. The Slaying of the Suitors

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
1. Sir Gareth's Trial
2. Gareth and Lynette
3. Lancelot and Elaine
4. Geraint and Enid
5. Death of King Arthur

Childe Horn

The Story of Beowulf
1. Grendel the Monster
2. The Water-Witch
3. The Dragon's Hoard

Washington Irving:
Rip Van Winkle

Selections from Ossian.
Cath-Loda, a Tale of the Times of Old
The War of Inis-Thona
Carthon
A War Tale


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