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Bulfinch"s Mythology, the Age of Fable

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  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Mythology,
  • Sociology

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Number of Pages376
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Open LibraryOL8828264M
ISBN 101588279863
ISBN 109781588279866

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The Age of Fable Or Beauties of Mythology Thomas Bulfinch Written to “teach mythology not as a study but as a relaxation from study,” these ageless volumes span the ages: from the Olympus of Zeus and the Valhalla of Thor, to the Round Table of King Arthur and the escapades of Robin Hood. Jan 01,  · ‎The literature of our time, as of all the centuries of Christendom, is full of allusions to the gods and goddesses of the Greeks and Romans. Occasionally, and, in modern days, more often, it contains allusions to the worship and the superstitions of the northern nations of /5(4). Feb 27,  · Read "Bulfinchs Mythology: The Age of Fable (Illustrated Edition)" by Thomas Bulfinch available from Rakuten Kobo. Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, - May 27, ) might never be as well known as his famous father, Charles Bulfinch, who Brand: Charles River Editors. Get this from a library! Bulfinch's mythology: the age of fable. [Thomas Bulfinch; Robert Graves] -- Largely a collection of Greek myths, with short chapters on Eastern and Norse mythology.