The Age of Fable eBook

Thomas Bulfinch
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 1,207 pages of information about The Age of Fable.


I. Introduction
ii.  Prometheus and Pandora
iii.  Apollo and Daphne—­Pyramus and Thisbe—­Cephalus and Procris
iv.  Juno and her Rivals, Io and Callisto—­Diana and Actaeon
—­Latona and the Rustics
V. Phaeton
VI.  Midas—­Baucis and Philemon
vii.  Proserpine—­Glaucus and Scylla
VIII.  Pygmalion—­Dryope—­Venus and Adonis—­Apollo and Hyacinthus
ix.  Ceyx and Halcyone
X. Vertumnus and Pomona—­Iphis and Anaxarete
xi.  Cupid and Psyche
XII.  Cadmus—­The Myrmidons
XIII.  Nisus and Scylla—­Echo and Narcissus—­Clytie—­Hero and Leander
xiv.  Minerva and Arachne—­Niobe
xv.  The Graeae and Gorgons—­Perseus and Medusa—­Atlas—­Andromeda
XVI.  Monsters:  Giants—­Sphinx—­Pegasus and Chimaera—­Centaurs
XVII.  The Golden Fleece—­Medea
XVIII.  Meleager and Atalanta
XIX.  Hercules—­Hebe and Ganymede
XX.  Theseus and Daedalus—­Castor and Pollux—­Festivals and Games
XXI.  Bacchus and Ariadne
XXII.  The Rural Deities—­The Dryads and Erisichthon
—­Rhoecus—­Water Deities—­Camenae—­Winds
XXIII.  Achelous and Hercules—­Admetus and Alcestis—­Antigone—­Penelope
XXIV.  Orpheus and Eurydice—­Aristaeus—­Amphion—­Linus
XXV.  Arion—­Ibycus—­Simonides—­Sappho
XXVI.  Endymion—­Orion—­Aurora and Tithonus—­Acis and Galatea
XXVII.  The Trojan War
XXVIII.  The Fall of Troy—­Return of the Greeks—­Orestes and Electra
XXIX.  Adventures of Ulysses—­The Lotus-eaters—­The Cyclopes
—­Circe—­Sirens—­Scylla and Charybdis—­Calypso
XXX.  The Phaeacians—­Fate of the Suitors
XXXI.  Adventures of Aeneas—­The Harpies—­Dido—­Palinurus
XXXII.  The Infernal Regions—­The Sibyl
XXXIII.  Aeneas in Italy—­Camilla—­Evander—­Nisus and Euryalus
XXXIV.  Pythagoras—­Egyptian Deities—­Oracles
XXXV.  Origin of Mythology—­Statues of Gods and Goddesses
—­Poets of Mythology
XXXVI.  Monsters (modern)—­The Phoenix—­Basilisk—­Unicorn—­Salamander
XXXVII.  Eastern Mythology—­Zoroaster—­Hindu Mythology—­Castes—­Buddha
—­The Grand Lama—­Prester John
XXXVIII.  Northern Mythology—­Valhalla—­The Valkyrior
XXXIX.  Thor’s Visit to Jotunheim
XL.  The Death of Baldur—­The Elves—­Runic Letters—­Skalds—­Iceland
—­Teutonic Mythology—­The Nibelungen Lied
—­Wagner’s Nibelungen Ring
XLI.  The Druids—­Iona


I. Introduction
ii.  The Mythical History of England
iii.  Merlin
iv.  Arthur
V. Arthur (Continued)
VI.  Sir Gawain
vii.  Caradoc Briefbras; or, Caradoc with the Shrunken Arm
VIII.  Launcelot of the Lake
ix.  The Adventure of the Cart
X. The Lady of Shalott
xi.  Queen Guenever’s Peril
XII.  Tristram and Isoude
XIII.  Tristram and Isoude (Continued)

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