Bulfinch's Mythology - The Age of Fable / The Age of Chivalry / Legends of Charlemagne

Bulfinch's Mythology - The Age of Fable / The Age of Chivalry / Legends of Charlemagne

by Thomas Bulfinch
     
 

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"Bulfinch's Mythology" is Thomas Bulfinch's classic collection of the three previously published volumes, "The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes", "The Age of Chivalry, or Legends of King Arthur", and "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages". In this monumental volume are classic retellings of the world's greatest myths.

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"Bulfinch's Mythology" is Thomas Bulfinch's classic collection of the three previously published volumes, "The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes", "The Age of Chivalry, or Legends of King Arthur", and "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages". In this monumental volume are classic retellings of the world's greatest myths.

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Contains all of Bulfinch's original text along with his notes and introductions to The Age of fable, The Age of chivalry, and Legends of Charlemagne. Commentaries by Princeton U. classicist and mythologist Richard Martin introduce each myth and legend with comments comparing Bulfinch's interpretations with current scholarship and teaching. Includes appendixes of proverbial expressions from the text, lists of illustrative passages from the poets, and a dictionary (no pronunciation). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420928976
Publisher:
Neeland Media
Publication date:
01/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
620
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.37(d)

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