Annotations for Bulfinch's Mythology : The Age of Fable, the Age of Chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne

Baker & Taylor
Tales of monsters, heroes, deities, and tragic lovers are narrated in this anthology of ancient legends

Book News
Contains all of Bulfinch's original text along with his notes and introductions to The Age of fable, The Age of chivalry , and Legends of Charlemagne . Commentaries by Princeton U. classicist and mythologist Richard Martin introduce each myth and legend with comments comparing Bulfinch's interpretations with current scholarship and teaching. Includes appendixes of proverbial expressions from the text, lists of illustrative passages from the poets, and a dictionary (no pronunciation). Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

A beautiful gift edition of Thomas Bulfinch's classic retelling of famous myths and folk legends, with interpretive essays by Princeton classics professor Richard P. Martin.