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Bulfinch’s Mythology, first published in 1855, is one of the most popular collections of mythology of all time. It consists of three volumes: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, and Legends of Charlemagne. This is a recording of the tenth edition of the first volume, The Age of Fable. It contains many Greek and Roman myths, including simplified versions of The Iliad and The Odyssey, as well as a selection of Norse and “eastern” myths. Thomas Bulfinch’s goal was to make the ancient myths a ...
 
Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 - May 27, 1867) explains the his work is "an attempt tell the stories of mythology in such a manner as to make them a source of amusement. We have endeavored to tell them correctly, according to the ancient authorities, so that when the reader finds them referred to he may not be at a loss to recognize the reference. Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study; to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to impart ...
 
Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 – May 27, 1867) explains the his work is “an attempt tell the stories of mythology in such a manner as to make them a source of amusement. We have endeavored to tell them correctly, according to the ancient authorities, so that when the reader finds them referred to he may not be at a loss to recognize the reference. Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study; to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to ...
 
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Listen to the full audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: The Age of FableSubtitle: Bulfinchs Mythology, Book 1Author: Thomas BulfinchNarrator: Mary WoodsFormat: UnabridgedLength: 13 hrs and 2 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 08-01-17Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.Genres: Classics, NonfictionPublishe ...…
 
Reference: Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch, The Annotated Classic Fairy Tale By Maria Tatar, The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales edited by Jack Zipes and SurLaLunefairytales.com
 
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