The Golden Age of Myth and Legendby Thomas Bulfinch, T. Bullfinch
One of the most famous books on mythology in the English language a uniquely readable introduction to the world of myth & legend. Although first published more than a century ago, it remains a classic, popular portrayal of the stories surrounding the gods & goddesses of ancient Greece & Rome; it also includes legends of the Norsemen, Hindus, Buddhists, & Druids. Bulfinchs writing was intended for the general reader who would wish t.o understand classical allusions in poetry, painting, prose & sculpture. Includes maps & a genealogic table of the gods of Greece & Rome; a glossary; & 36 illustrations.
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