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Thomas Bulfinch

Thomas Bulfinch (1796–1867) was an American writer, Latinist, and banker who wrote and collected the first popular English-language retellings of Greek, Roman, Eastern, Scandinavian, Arthurian, and medieval myths in his famous three-volume compilation, Bulfinch’s Mythology"Without a knowledge of mythology," he wrote, "much of the elegant literature of our own language cannot be understood or appreciated." He added: "We trust our young readers will find it a source of entertainment," and his trust seems to have been justified, judging from the many generations who have found his books an enthralling and loving introduction to the worlds of classical and medieval myth and legend... Read More

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Bulfinch's Mythology
Written by Thomas Bulfinch
TarcherPerigee | Trade Paperback | June 2014
$19.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-0-399-16922-9 (0-399-16922-9)

A beautifully packaged and affordably priced edition of this classic, accessible guide to world mythology, unabridged and complete.

Thomas Bulfinch collected and interpreted the legends of the world for everyday people, so that those who lacked extensive schooling could still understand the mythological allusions that fill classic and contemporary literature.

Bulfinch’s Mythology... Read more






Bulfinch's Mythology
Written by Thomas Bulfinch, Foreword by Alberto Manguel
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | August 1998
$21.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75147-9 (0-375-75147-5)

For almost a century and a half, Bulfinch's Mythology has been the text by which the great tales of the gods and goddesses, Greek and Roman antiquity; Scandinavian, Celtic, and Oriental fables and myths; and the age of chivalry have been known.
        The stories are divided into three sections: The Age... Read more






Bulfinch's Mythology
Written by Thomas Bulfinch, Foreword by Norma Lorre Goodrich, Noted by Norma Lorre Goodrich
Plume | Trade Paperback | July 1995
$25.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-452-01152-6 (0-452-01152-3)

A beautifully packaged and affordably priced edition of this classic, accessible guide to world mythology, unabridged and complete.

Thomas Bulfinch collected and interpreted the legends of the world for everyday people, so that those who lacked extensive schooling could still understand the mythological allusions that fill classic and contemporary literature.

Bulfinch’s Mythology... Read more






Bulfinch's Mythology
Written by Thomas Bulfinch
Laurel | Paperback | May 1959
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-440-30845-4 (0-440-30845-3)

The justly famous Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch contains three volumes the major contents of which are retained in this abridgment for the student and general reader. The Age Of Fable -- The gods and goddesses of Greece and Rome, as well as the mythology of the Germanic tribes, England and the... Read more






Myths of Greece and Rome
Written by Bryan Holme and Thomas Bulfinch, Edited by Bryan Holme, Introduction by Joseph Campbell
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | October 1981
$35.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-005643-3 (0-14-005643-2)

Orpheus leading his beloved Eurydice back to life … Ulysses battling to resist the mesmerising Sirens’ song … The tragedy of the vengeful Medea … The timeless stories of the gods and goddesses of Greece and Rome are charged with passion and romance, magic and murder. Each one is brought to... Read more





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