Thomas Bulfinch

Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable; or Stories of Gods and Heroes


Table of Contents

CHAPTER I.

INTRODUCTION. ROMAN DIVINITIES.

CHAPTER II.

PROMETHEUS AND PANDORA.

CHAPTER III.

APOLLO AND DAPHNE — PYRAMUS AND THISBE — CEPHALUS AND PROCRIS.

CHAPTER IV.

JUNO AND HER RIVALS, IO AND CALLISTO — DIANA AND ACTAEON — LATONA AND THE RUSTICS.

CHAPTER V.

PHAETON.

CHAPTER VI.

MIDAS — BAUCIS AND PHILEMON.

CHAPTER VII.

PROSERPINE — GLAUCUS AND SCYLLA.

CHAPTER VIII.

PYGMALION — DRYOPE — VENUS AND ADONIS — APOLLO AND HYACINTHUS.

CHAPTER IX.

CEYX AND HALCYONE: OR, THE HALCYON BIRDS.

CHAPTER X.

VERTUMNUS AND POMONA.

CHAPTER XI.

CUPID AND PSYCHE.

CHAPTER XII.

CADMUS — THE MYRMIDONS.

CHAPTER XIII.

NISUS AND SCYLLA — ECHO AND NARCISSUS — CLYTIE — HERO AND LEANDER.

CHAPTER XIV.

MINERVA — NIOBE.

CHAPTER XV.

THE GRAEAE AND GORGONS — PERSEUS — MEDUSA — ATLAS — ANDROMEDA.

CHAPTER XVI.

MONSTERS. GIANTS, SPHINX, PEGASUS, AND CHIMAERA, CENTAURS, GRIFFIN, AND PYGMIES.

CHAPTER XVII.

THE GOLDEN FLEECE — MEDEA AND AESON

CHAPTER XVIII.

MELEAGER AND ATALANTA.

CHAPTER XIX.

HERCULES — HEBE AND GANYMEDE.

CHAPTER XX.

THESEUS — DAEDALUS — CASTOR AND POLLUX.

CHAPTER XXI.

BACCHUS — ARIADNE.

CHAPTER XXII.

THE RURAL DEITIES — ERISICHTHON — RHOECUS — THE WATER DEITIES — THE CAMENAE — THE WINDS.

CHAPTER XXIII.

ACHELOUS AND HERCULES — ADMETUS AND ALCESTIS — ANTIGONE — PENELOPE.

CHAPTER XXIV.

ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE — ARISTAEUS — AMPHION — LINUS — THAMYRIS — MARSYAS — MELAMPUS — MUSAEUS.

CHAPTER XXV.

ARION — IBYCUS — SIMONIDES — SAPPHO.

CHAPTER XXVI.

ENDYMION — ORION — AURORA AND TITHONUS — ACIS AND GALATEA.

CHAPTER XXVII.

THE TROJAN WAR.

CHAPTER XXVIII.

THE FALL OF TROY — RETURN OF THE GREEKS — AGAMEMNON, ORESTES AND ELECTRA.

CHAPTER XXIX.

ADVENTURES OF ULYSSES — THE LOTUS — EATERS — CYCLOPSE — CIRC — RETURN OF ULYSSES — THE LAESTRYGONIANS — SCYLLA AND CHARYBDIS — CALYPSO.

CHAPTER XXX.

THE PHAEACIANS — FATE OF THE SUITORS.

CHAPTER XXXI.

ADVENTURES OF AENEAS — THE HARPIES — DIDO — PALINURIUS.

CHAPTER XXXII.

THE INFERNAL REGIONS — THE SIBYL.

CHAPTER XXXIII.

AENEAS IN ITALY. — CAMILLA — EVANDER — NISUS AND EURYALUS — MEZENTIUS — TURNUS.

CHAPTER XXXIV.

PYTHAGORAS — EGYPTIAN DEITIES — ORACLES.

CHAPTER XXXV.

ORIGIN OF MYTHOLOGY — STATUES OF GODS AND GODDESSES — POETS OF MYTHOLOGY.

CHAPTER XXXVI.

MODERN MONSTERS — THE PHOENIX — BASILISK — UNICORN — SALAMANDER.

CHAPTER XXXVII.

EASTERN MYTHOLOGY — ZOROASTER — HINDU MYTHOLOGY — CASTES — BUDDHA — GRAND LAMA.

CHAPTER XXXVIII.

NORTHERN MYTHOLOGY — VALHALLA — THE VALKYRIOR.

CHAPTER XXXIX.

THOR’S VISIT TO JOTUNHEIM.

CHAPTER XL.

THE DEATH OF BALDUR — THE ELVES — RUNIC LETTERS — SKALDS — ICELAND.

CHAPTER XLI.

THE DRUIDS — IONA.

CHAPTER XLII.

BEOWULF — PROVERBIAL EXPRESSIONS

 



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