Bulfinch's Mythology

Bulfinch's Mythology

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Tales of monsters, heroes, deities, and tragic lovers are narrated in this anthology of ancient legends

A beautiful gift edition of Thomas Bulfinch's classic retelling of famous myths and folk legends, with interpretive essays by Princeton classics professor Richard P. Martin.

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Contains all of Bulfinch's original text along with his notes and introductions to The Age of fable, The Age of chivalry , and Legends of Charlemagne . Commentaries by Princeton U. classicist and mythologist Richard Martin introduce each myth and legend with comments comparing Bulfinch's interpretations with current scholarship and teaching. Includes appendixes of proverbial expressions from the text, lists of illustrative passages from the poets, and a dictionary (no pronunciation). Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins, [1991]
Copyright Date: ©1991
ISBN: 9780062700254
Branch Call Number: 292 BULFI
Characteristics: xxxiii, 732 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Martin, Richard P.
Notes: The three works, popularly known as Bulfinch's mythology, were originally written and published separately


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