The Age of Fable, Part 1 by Thomas Bulfinch audiobook

The Age of Fable, Part 1: Chapters 1–14

By Thomas Bulfinch
Read by David Thorn and Bobbie Frohman

Alcazar AudioWorks
7.23 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781939444035

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Thomas Bulfinch, as one reviewer put it, "created an anthology of mythology." This audiobook contains the first fourteen chapters of The Age of Fable, the first of three volumes, comprising Bulfinch's complete work. The Age of Fable recounts stories of Greek gods, demigods, and best-known characters in mythology. In our times, many references are made to these stories and characters in the arts, especially in the fine arts, theater, and literature. Chapters include Introduction Prometheus and Pandora Apollo and Daphne—Pyramus and Thisbe—Cephalus and Procris Juno and Her Rivals, Io and Callisto—Diana and Actaeon—Latona and the Rustics Phaeton 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

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Summary

Thomas Bulfinch, as one reviewer put it, "created an anthology of mythology." This audiobook contains the first fourteen chapters of The Age of Fable, the first of three volumes, comprising Bulfinch's complete work.

The Age of Fable recounts stories of Greek gods, demigods, and best-known characters in mythology. In our times, many references are made to these stories and characters in the arts, especially in the fine arts, theater, and literature. Chapters include

  1. Introduction
  2. Prometheus and Pandora
  3. Apollo and Daphne—Pyramus and Thisbe—Cephalus and Procris
  4. Juno and Her Rivals, Io and Callisto—Diana and Actaeon—Latona and the Rustics
  5. Phaeton
  6. Midas—Baucis and Philemon
  7. Proserpine—Glaucus and Scylla
  8. Pygmalion—Dryope—Venus, and Adonis—Apollo and Hyacinthus
  9. Ceyx and Halcyone
  10. Vertumnus and Pomona—Iphis and Anaxarete
  11. Cupid and Psyche
  12. Cadmus—the Myrmidons
  13. Nisus and Scylla—Echo and Narcissus—Clytie—Hero and Leander
  14. Minerva and Arachne—Niobe

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Author Bio: Thomas Bulfinch

Author Bio: Thomas Bulfinch

Thomas Bulfinch (1796–1867) was educated at Boston Latin, Phillips Exeter, and Harvard. A clerk in the Merchant’s Bank of Boston who wrote books in his spare time, he was the first to create a popular compendium of ancient myths and legends.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 7.23
Audience: Adult
Language: English