The Golden Age

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Bracken Books, 1986 - Folklore - 495 pages
One of the most respected books on mythology, this introduction to the world of myth and legend is composed of a delightful collection of stories. Written with the layperson in mind, this reference aims to help readers understand classical references that appear in poetry, painting, and sculpture. Though most of the book is devoted to Greek and Roman mythology, it also briefly narrates legends from Hindu, Buddhist, Druidic, and Nordic cultures. Una de las mas respetadas obras sobre la mitologia, esta introduccion al mundo del mito y la leyenda esta compuesta por una deliciosa coleccion de historias. Escrito teniendo en cuenta al lector no especializado, esta referencia tiene como meta ayudar a los lectores a comprender facilmente las referencias clasicas que aparecen en la poesia, la pintura y la escultura. Aunque la mayor parte del libro esta dedicada a la mitologia griega y romana, tambien narra leyendas originarias de otras culturas como la hindu, la budista, la druidica o la nordica.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
PROMETHEUS AND PANDORA
14
PYRAMUS AND THISBE CEPHALUS AND PROCRIS
23
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