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By Thomas Bulfinch

ISBN-10: 0399169229

ISBN-13: 9780399169229

A fantastically packaged and cheaply priced variation of this vintage, available consultant to international mythology, unabridged and whole.

Thomas Bulfinch amassed and interpreted the legends of the realm for daily humans, in order that those that lacked huge education may possibly nonetheless comprehend the mythological allusions that fill vintage and modern literature.

Bulfinch’s Mythology all started as 3 separate volumes within the 1850s and ’60s. Bulfinch released "The Age of myth, or tales of Gods and Heroes" in 1855 after which moved directly to submit extra collections: "The Age of Chivalry, or the Legends of King Arthur" in 1858; and "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the center a long time" in 1863. whilst Bulfinch died in 1867, the 3 volumes have been mixed and retitled Bulfinch's Mythology and reprinted in 1881. It has remained probably the most relied on English-language interpretations of Greek and Roman mythology, Arthurian legend, and medieval romance ever since.

Our Cornerstone version of Bulfinch’s Mythology bargains readers an simply transportable, whole choice of all 3 volumes—the basically such version of this cherished anthology at present available.

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