The Golden Age of Myth and Legend

The Golden Age of Myth and Legend

by Thomas Bulfinch, T. Bullfinch
     
 

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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, &… See more details below

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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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ISBN-13:
9781853263071
Publisher:
Wordsworth Editions, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
Reference Library Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
4.99(w) x 7.78(h) x 1.07(d)

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