The recounting of myths and stories from antiquity including the Greeks, Romans, and others. Written for a general audience, the book covers such famous myths as King Midas, Pandora, Apollo and Daphne, Bacchus, Hercules, and The Golden Fleece.
First published in 1855, the book was followed by two additional books The Age of Chivalry and the Legends of Charlemagne. This edition is derived from the original book with 37 black & white illustrations. As always, this edition is complete and unabridged.
Thomas Bulfinch was an American writer, mythologist, and banker, renowned for his enduring contributions to the world of folklore and mythology. Born in Newton, Massachusetts, Bulfinch lived a life that seamlessly intertwined his passion for literature with his career in finance. Learn More