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.

Ismarus, first stop of Ulysses, returning from Trojan War
ISME’NOS, a son of Niobe, slain by Apollo

Isolier, friend of Rinaldo

Isoude the fair, beloved of Tristram

Isoude of the white hands, married to Tristram

Isthmian games, See games

Ithaca, home of Ulysses and Penelope

Iulus, son of Aeneas

Ivo, Saracen king, befriending Rinaldo

Ixion, once a sovereign of Thessaly, sentenced in Tartarus to be lashed with serpents to a wheel which a strong wind drove continually around


Janiculum, Roman fortress on the Janiculus, a hill on the other side of the Tiber

Janus, a deity from the earliest times held in high estimation by the Romans, temple of

Japhet (Iapetus)

Jason, leader of the Argonauts, seeking the Golden Fleece

Joseph of arimathea, who bore the Holy Graal to Europe

Jotunheim, home of the giants in Northern mythology

Jove (Zeus), chief god of Roman and Grecian mythology, See Jupiter

Joyous Garde, residence of Sir Launcelot of the Lake

Juggernaut, Hindu deity

Juno, the particular guardian spirit of each woman (See Genius)

Juno, wife of Jupiter, queen of the gods

Jupiter, JOVIS pater, father Jove, Jupiter and Jove used interchangeably, at Dodona, statue of the Olympian

Jupiter Ammon (See Ammon)

Jupiter Capitolinus, temple of, preserving the Sibylline books

Justice, See Themis


Kadyriath, advises King Arthur

Kai, son of Kyner

Kalki, tenth avatar of Vishnu

Kay, Arthur’s steward and a knight

Kedalion, guide of Orion

Kerman, desert of

Kicva, daughter of Gwynn Gloy

Kilwich, son of Kilydd

Kilydd, son of Prince Kelyddon, of Wales

Kneph, spirit or breath

Knights, training and life of

Kriemhild, wife of Siegfried

Krishna, eighth avatar of Vishnu, Hindu deity of fertility in nature and mankind

Kyner, father of Kav

Kynon, son of Clydno


Labyrinth, the enclosed maze of passageways where roamed the
Minotaur of Crete, killed by Theseus with aid of Ariadne

Lachesis, one of the Fates (which See)

Project Gutenberg
The Age of Fable from Project Gutenberg. Public domain.
Follow Us on Facebook