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The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes, p. vii. Biblo & Tannen Publishers. Bulfinch's Mythology at Project Gutenberg. This article about a non-fiction book on mythology is a stub.
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Thomas Bulfinch came from a well-educated albeit modest merchant .
Thomas Bulfinch came from a well-educated albeit modest merchant family (why modest when the father built all the aforementioned things, I have no explanation). He studied at Harvard where he got the Bachelor degree in 1814, then lectured at the Boston Latin School for a while. The Age of Fable not only includes Greek and Roman mythology, but also mentions Eastern mythology (albeit very briefly), Norse mythology, and the Druids. The Age of Chivalry begins with the legend of King Arthur and his knights, leads into Mabinogen (early British prose), and concludes with Beowulf and Robin Hood (very much shortened, unfortunately).
For the Greek myths, Bulfinch drew on Ovid and Virgil, and for the sagas of the north, from Mallet's Northern .
For the Greek myths, Bulfinch drew on Ovid and Virgil, and for the sagas of the north, from Mallet's Northern Antiquities. provides lively versions of the myths of Zeus and Hera, Venus and Adonis, Daphne and Apollo, and their cohorts on Mount Olympus; the love story of Pygmalion and Galatea; the legends of the Trojan War and the epic wanderings of Ulysses and Aeneas; the joys of Valhalla and the furies of Thor; and the tales of Beowulf and Robin Hood.
Bulfinch's Mythology: Includes The Age of Fable, The Ag. .Whatever your religious viewpoint, this dismissal of the myths being told is repeated well past the point of annoyance, as if the author were afraid of being excommunicated were it not repeated every fifth page. It does provide some Arthurian legends that are not easily located elsewhere. 16 people found this helpful.
THOMAS BULFINCH STORIES OF GODS AND HEROES CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION The religions of ancient Greece and Rome are extinct
THOMAS BULFINCH STORIES OF GODS AND HEROES CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION 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.
Thomas Bulfinch collected and interpreted the legends of the world for everyday people, so that . Bulfinch's Mythology began as three separate volumes in the 1850s and '60s
Thomas Bulfinch collected and interpreted the legends of the world for everyday people, so that those who lacked extensive schooling could still understand the mythological allusions that fill classic and contemporary literature. Bulfinch's Mythology began as three separate volumes in the 1850s and '60s