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  • Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 – May 27, 1867) was an American writer born in Newton, Massachusetts, best known for the book Bulfinch's Mythology. Bulfinch belonged to a well-educated Bostonian merchant family of modest means. His father was Charle...




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  • First published in 1855, Bulfinch's Mythology has introduced generations of readers to the great myths of Greece and Rome, as well as time-honored legends of Norse mythology, medieval, and chivalric tales, Oriental fables, and more. Reade...



  • If no other knowledge deserves to be called useful but that which helps to enlarge our possessions or to raise our station in society, then Mythology has no claim to the appellation. But if that which tends to make us happier and better can be called...



  • The Bulfinch version of myth, published for genteel Americans just as the first studies of mythography were appearing in Germany, presents the myths in their literary versions, without unnecessary violence, sex, psychology or ethnographic information...






  • Thomas Bulfinch's "The Age of Chivalry, or Legends of King Arthur" is a classic collection of the medieval legends of King Arthur. Contained in this volume are the following tales: The Mythical History of England, Arthur, Caradoc Briefbras, Sir Gawai...



  • "Bulfinch's Mythology" is Thomas Bulfinch's classic collection of the three previously published volumes, "The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes", "The Age of Chivalry, or Legends of King Arthur", and "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of ...


  • Thomas Bulfinch's "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages" is a classic collection of legends from the middle ages. Within this volume are the following tales: The Peers or Paladins, The Tournament, The Siege of Albracca,...


  • Young readers will relish the adventure and magic that fill these legendary tales, retold for readers ages 4 through 8. This exquisite illustrated hardcover contains ten of the most beloved Greek and Roman myths, including The Trojan War, Ulysses, Ki...


  • Orpheus leading his beloved Eurydice back to life ...Ulysses battling to resist the mesmerising Sirens' song ...The tragedy of the vengeful Medea ...The timeless stories of the gods and goddesses of Greece and Rome are charged with passion and romanc...


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    The Age of Chivalry or, King Arthur and his Knights : Large print by Thomas Bulfinch The Bulfinch version of myth, published for genteel Americans just as the first studies of mythography were appearing in Germany, presents the myths in their li...


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    The Age of Fable or, Beauties of Mythology : Large print by Thomas Bulfinch his right hand launched it against the charioteer, and struck him at the same moment from his seat and from existence! Phaeton, with his hair on fire, fell headlong, lik...