Bulfinch's Mythology - The Age of Fable or, Stories of Gods and Heroes [NOOK Book]

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CONTENTS (abridged list)
Chapter I Origin of Greeks and Romans. The Aryan Family. The Divinities of these Nations. Character of the Romans. Greek notion of the World. Dawn, Sun, and Moon. Jupiter and the gods of Olympus. Foreign gods. Latin Names. — Saturn or Kronos. Titans. Juno, Vulcan, Mars, Phoebus-Apollo, Venus, Cupid, Minerva, Mercury, Ceres, Bacchus. The Muses. The Graces. The Fates. The Furies. Pan. ...
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Bulfinch's Mythology - The Age of Fable or, Stories of Gods and Heroes

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Overview

CONTENTS (abridged list)
Chapter I Origin of Greeks and Romans. The Aryan Family. The Divinities of these Nations. Character of the Romans. Greek notion of the World. Dawn, Sun, and Moon. Jupiter and the gods of Olympus. Foreign gods. Latin Names. — Saturn or Kronos. Titans. Juno, Vulcan, Mars, Phoebus-Apollo, Venus, Cupid, Minerva, Mercury, Ceres, Bacchus. The Muses. The Graces. The Fates. The Furies. Pan. The Satyrs. Momus. Plutus. Roman gods.
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Chapter XXV Virgil's Description of the Region of the Dead. Descend into Hades. The Black River and Ferryman. Cape Palinurus. The Three-Headed Dog. Regions of Sadness. Shades of Grecian and Trojan Warriors. Judgment Hall of Rhadamanthus. The Elysian Fields. Aeneas Meets His Father. Anchises Explains the Plan of Creation. Transmigration of Souls. Egyptian Name of Hades. Location of Elysium. Prophetic Power of the Sibyl. Legend of the Nine Books
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013228658
  • Publisher: VolumesOfValue
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,336,520
  • File size: 417 KB

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"THOMAS BULFINCH (1796 - 1867) was an American writer, born in Newton, Massachusetts. Bulfinch belonged to a well educated Bostonian merchant family of modest means. His father was Charles Bulfinch, the architect of the Massachusetts State House in Boston and parts of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.. Bulfinch supported himself through his position at the Merchants' Bank of Boston." -- Wikipedia
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