Sunday, 30 January 2011
Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable or Beauties and Legends of Charlemagne of Mythology
Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 - May 27, 1867) was an American writer, born in Newton, Massachusetts. Bulfinch belonged to a well educated Bostonian merchant family of modest means. His father was Charles Bulfinch, the architect of the Massachusetts State House in Boston and parts of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.. Bulfinch supported himself through his position at the Merchants' Bank of Boston. Read more on Wikipedia
Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, renamed after him and published after his death. It is a classic work of mythology and is still in print 150 years after the first work, Age of Fable, was published in 1855.
See a full list of myths included in book