Thomas Bulfinch's "The Age of Fable; or Stories of Gods and Heroes" is a classic collection of ancient mythology. Is this collection are the following tales: Prometheus and Pandora, Apollo and Daphne—Pyramus and Thisbe—Cephalus and Procris, Juno and her Rivals, Io and Callisto—Diana and Actæon—Latona and the Rustics, Phaëton, Midas—Baucis and Philemon, Proserpine—Glaucus and Scylla, Pygmalion—Dryope—Venus and Adonis—Apollo and Hyacinthus, Ceyx and Halcyone, Vertumnus and Pomona—Iphis and Anaxarete, Cupid and Psyche, Cadmus—The Myrmidons, Nisus and Scylla—Echo and Narcissus—Clytie—Hero and Leander, Minerva and Arachne—Niobe, The Grææ and Gorgons—Perseus and Medusa—Atlas—Andromeda, Monsters: Giants—Sphinx—Pegasus and Chimæra—Centaurs—Griffin—Pygmies, The Golden Fleece—Medea and Æson, Meleager and Atalanta, Hercules—Hebe and Ganymede, Theseus and Dædalus—Castor and Pollux—Festivals and Games, Bacchus and Ariadne, The Rural Deities—The Dryads and Erisichthon—Rhoecus—Water Deities—Camenae—Winds, Achelous and Hercules—Admetus and Alcestis—Antigone—Penelope, Orpheus and Eurydice—Aristæus—Amphion—Linus—Thamyris—Marsyas—Melampus—Musaeus, Arion—Ibycus—Simonides—Sappho, Endymion—Orion—Aurora and Tithonus—Acis and Galatea, The Trojan War, The Fall of Troy—Return of the Greeks—Orestes and Electra, Adventures of Ulysses—The Lotus-eaters—The Cyclopes—Circe—Sirens—Scylla and Charybdis—Calypso, The Phæacians—Fate of the Suitors, Adventures of Æneas—The Harpies—Dido—Palinurus, The Infernal Regions—The Sibyl, Æneas in Italy—Camilla—Evander—Nisus and Euryalus—Mezentius—Turnus, Pythagoras—Egyptian Deities—Oracles, Origin of Mythology—Statues of Gods and Goddesses—Poets of Mythology, Monsters (modern)—The Phœnix—Basilisk—Unicorn—Salamander, Eastern Mythology—Zoroaster—Hindu Mythology—Castes—Buddha—The Grand Lama—Prester John, Northern Mythology—Valhalla—The Valkyrior, Thor's Visit to Jotunheim, The Death of Baldur—The Elves—Runic Letters—Skalds—Iceland, The Druids—Iona, and Beowulf.
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Published April 1, 2004
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