Sacred-texts  Classical Paganism  Legends & Sagas 

The Acropolis, (c) J.B. Hare 2001




by Thomas Bulfinch


CHAPTER I. Introduction.
CHAPTER II. Prometheus And Pandora.
CHAPTER III. Apollo And Daphne- Pyramus And Thisbe- Cephalus And Procris.
CHAPTER IV. Juno And Her Rivals, Io And Callisto- Diana And Actaeon- Latona And The Rustics.
CHAPTER V. Phaeton.
CHAPTER VI. Midas- Baucis And Philemon.
CHAPTER VII. Proserpine- Glaucus And Scylla.
CHAPTER VIII. Pygmalion- Dryope- Venus And Adonis- Apollo And Hyacinthus.
CHAPTER IX. Ceyx And Halcyone: Or, The Halcyon Birds.
CHAPTER X. Vertumnus And Pomona.
CHAPTER XI. Cupid And Psyche.
CHAPTER XII. Cadmus- The Myrmidons.
CHAPTER XIII. Nisus And Scylla- Echo And Narcissus- Clytie- Hero And Leander.
CHAPTER XIV. Minerva- Niobe.
CHAPTER XV. The Graeae And Gorgons- Perseus- Medusa- Atlas- Andromeda.
CHAPTER XVI. Monsters. Giants, Sphinx, Pegasus, And Chimaera, Centaurs, Griffin, And Pygmies.
CHAPTER XVII. The Golden Fleece- Medea
CHAPTER XVIII. Meleager And Atalanta.
CHAPTER XIX. Hercules- Hebe And Ganymede.
CHAPTER XX. Theseus- Daedalus- Castor And Pollux.
CHAPTER XXI. Bacchus- Ariadne.
CHAPTER XXII. The Rural Deities- Erisichthon- Rhoecus- The Water Deities- The Camenae- The Winds.
CHAPTER XXIII. Achelous And Hercules- Admetus And Alcestis- Antigone- Penelope.
CHAPTER XXIV. Orpheus And Eurydice- Aristaeus- Amphion- Linus- Thamyris- Marsyas- Melampus- Musaeus.
CHAPTER XXV. Arion- Ibycus- Simonides- Sappho.
CHAPTER XXVI. Endymion- Orion- Aurora And Tithonus- Acis And Galatea.
CHAPTER XXVII. The Trojan War.
CHAPTER XXVIII. The Fall Of Troy- Return Of The Greeks- Agamemnon, Orestes And Electra.
CHAPTER XXIX. Adventures Of Ulysses- The Lotus-eaters- Cyclopse- Circe -sirens- Scylla And Charybdis- Calypso.
CHAPTER XXX. The Phaeacians- Fate Of The Suitors.
CHAPTER XXXI. Adventures Of Aeneas- The Harpies- Dido- Palinurius.
CHAPTER XXXII. The Infernal Regions- The Sibyl.
CHAPTER XXXIII. Aeneas In Italy- Camilla- Evander- Nisus And Euryalus- Mezentius- Turnus.
CHAPTER XXXIV. Pythagoras- Egyptian Deities- Oracles.
CHAPTER XXXV. Origin Of Mythology- Statues Of Gods And Goddesses- Poets Of Mythology.
CHAPTER XXXVI. Modern Monsters- The Phoenix- Basilisk- Unicorn- -salamander.
CHAPTER XXXVII. Eastern Mythology- Zoroaster- Hindu Mythology- Castes- Buddha- Grand Lama.
CHAPTER XXXVIII. Northern Mythology- Valhalla- The Valkyrior.
CHAPTER XXXIX. Thor's Visit To Jotunheim.
CHAPTER XL. The Death Of Baldur- The Elves- Runic Letters- Skalds- Iceland.
CHAPTER XLI. The Druids- Iona.
Proverbial Expressions