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Bulfinch's Mythology - The Age of Fable or, Stories of Gods and Heroes

Bulfinch's Mythology - The Age of Fable or, Stories of Gods and Heroes

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by Thomas Bulfinch
     
 

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THE religions of ancient Greece and Rome are extinct. The so-called divinities of Olympus have not a single worshipper among living men. They belong now not to the department of theology, but to those of literature and taste. There they still hold their place, and will continue to hold it, for they are too closely connected with the finest productions of poetry and

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THE religions of ancient Greece and Rome are extinct. The so-called divinities of Olympus have not a single worshipper among living men. They belong now not to the department of theology, but to those of literature and taste. There they still hold their place, and will continue to hold it, for they are too closely connected with the finest productions of poetry and art, both ancient and modern, to pass into oblivion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781595477743
Publisher:
NuVision Publications
Publication date:
11/08/2007
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Meet the Author

"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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