The Age of Fable eBook

Thomas Bulfinch
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Llyr, King of Britain

Locrine, son of Brutus in Albion, king of Central England

Loegria, kingdom of (England)

Logestilla, a wise lady, who entertained Rogero and his friends

Logi, who vanquished Loki in an eating contest

Loki, the Satan of Norse mythology, son of the giant Farbanti

Lot, King, a rebel chief, subdued by King Arthur, then a loyal knight

Lotis, a nymph, changed to a lotus-plant and in that form plucked by Dryope

Lotus eaters, soothed to indolence, companions of Ulysses landing among them lost all memory of home and had to be dragged away before they would continue their voyage

Love (Eros) issued from egg of Night, and with arrows and torch produced life and joy

Lucan, one of Arthur’s knights

Lucius Tiberius, Roman procurator in Britain demanding tribute from Arthur

Lud, British king, whose capital was called Lud’s Town (London)

Ludgate, city gate where Lud was buried, 387

Luned, maiden who guided Owain to the Lady of the Fountain

LYCAHAS, a turbulent sailor

Lycaon, son of Priam

Lycia, a district in Southern Asia Minor

LYCOMODES, king of the Dolopians, who treacherously slew Theseus

Lycus, usurping King of Thebes

Lynceus, one of the sons of Aegyptus


Mabinogeon, plural of Mabinogi, fairy tales and romances of the

Mabon, son of Modron

Machaon, son of Aesculapius

Madan, son of Guendolen

Madoc, a forester of King Arthur

Mador, Scottish knight

Maelgan, king who imprisoned Elphin

Maeonia, ancient Lydia

Magi, Persian priests

Mahadeva, same as Siva

Mahomet, great prophet of Arabia, born in Mecca, 571 ad, proclaimed worship of God instead of idols, spread his religion through disciples and then by force till it prevailed, with Arabian dominion, over vast regions in Asia, Africa, and Spain in Europe

Maia, daughter of Atlas and Pleione, eldest and most beautiful of the Pleiades

Malagigi the Enchanter, one of Charlemagne’s knights

Maleagans, false knight

Malvasius, King of Iceland

Mambrino, with invisible helmet

MANAWYD Dan, brother of King Vran, of London

Mandricardo, son of Agrican

Mantua, in Italy, birthplace of Virgil

Manu, ancestor of mankind

Marathon, where Theseus and Pirithous met

Mark, King of Cornwall, husband of Isoude the Fair

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