The Age of Fable, by Thomas Bulfinch

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction.
  2. Prometheus and Pandora.
  3. Apollo and Daphne — Pyramus and Thisbe — Cephalus and Procris.
  4. Juno and Her Rivals, Io and Callisto — Diana and Actaeon — Latona and the Rustics.
  5. Phaeton.
  6. Midas — Baucis and Philemon.
  7. Proserpine — Glaucus and Scylla.
  8. Pygmalion — Dryope — Venus and Adonis — Apollo and Hyacinthus.
  9. Ceyx and Halcyone: or, the Halcyon Birds.
  10. Vertumnus and Pomona.
  11. Cupid and Psyche.
  12. Cadmus — The Myrmidons.
  13. Nisus and Scylla — Echo and Narcissus — Clytie — Hero and Leander.
  14. Minerva — Niobe.
  15. The Graeae and Gorgons — Perseus — Medusa — Atlas — Andromeda.
  16. Monsters. Giants, Sphinx, Pegasus, and Chimaera, Centaurs, Griffin, and Pygmies.
  17. The Golden Fleece — Medea
  18. Meleager and Atalanta.
  19. Hercules — Hebe and Ganymede.
  20. Theseus — Daedalus — Castor and Pollux.
  21. Bacchus — Ariadne.
  22. The Rural Deities — Erisichthon — Rhoecus — The Water Deities — The Camenae — The Winds.
  23. Achelous and Hercules — Admetus and Alcestis — Antigone — Penelope.
  24. Orpheus and Eurydice — Aristaeus — Amphion — Linus — Thamyris — Marsyas — Melampus — Musaeus.
  25. Arion — Ibycus — Simonides — Sappho.
  26. Endymion — Orion — Aurora and Tithonus — Acis and Galatea.
  27. The Trojan War.
  28. The Fall of Troy — Return of the Greeks — Agamemnon, Orestes and Electra.
  29. Adventures of Ulysses — The Lotus-Eaters — Cyclopse — Circe — Sirens — Scylla and Charybdis — Calypso.
  30. The Phaeacians — Fate of the Suitors.
  31. Adventures of Aeneas — The Harpies — Dido — Palinurius.
  32. The Infernal Regions — The Sibyl.
  33. Aeneas in Italy. Camilla — Evander — Nisus and Euryalus — Mezentius — Turnus.
  34. Pythagoras — Egyptian Deities — Oracles.
  35. Origin of Mythology — Statues of Gods and Goddesses — Poets of Mythology.
  36. Modern Monsters — The Phoenix — Basilisk — Unicorn — Salamander.
  37. Eastern Mythology. Zoroaster — Hindu Mythology — Castes — Buddha — Grand Lama.
  38. Northern Mythology — Valhalla — The Valkyrior.
  39. Thor’s Visit to Jotunheim.
  40. The Death of Baldur — The Elves — Runic Letters — Skalds — Iceland.
  41. The Druids — Iona.
  42. Beowulf.
  43. Proverbial Expressions

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