Myths of Greece and Rome

Myths of Greece and Rome

Introduction by:
Editor: Bryan Holme

  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140056433
  • 288 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Table of Contents

Introduction by Joseph Campbell

I. Stories of Gods and Heroes
II. Prometheus and Pandora
III. Apollo and Daphne-Pyraamus and Thisbe-Cephalus and Procris
IV. Juno and Her Rivals, Io and Calisto – Diana and Actaeon – Latona and Rustics
V. Phaöton
VI. Midas-Baucis and Philemon
VII. Proserpine-Glaucus ans Scylla
VIII. Pygmalion-Dryope-Venus and Adonis-Apollo and Hyacinthus
IX. Ceÿx and Halcyone: Or, the Halcyon Birds
X. Vertumnus and Pomona-Iphis and Anaxarete
XI. Cupid and Psyche
XII. Cadmus – The Myrmidons
XIII. Nisus and Scylla – Echo and Narcissuss – Clytie – Hero and Leander and Arachne
XIV. Minerva – Niobe
XV. The Graeae and Gorgons – Perseus and Medusa – Atlas – Andromeda
XVI. Monsters: Giants – Sphinx – Pegasus and Chimaera – Centaurs – Griffin – Pygmies
XVII. The Golden Fleece – Medea
XVIII. Meleager and Atalanta
XIX. Hercules – Hebe and Ganymede
XX. Theseus and Daedalus – Castor ans Pollux – Festivals and Games
XXI. Bacchus and Ariadne
XXII. The Rural Deities – The Dryads and Erisichthon – Rhoecus – The Water Deities – Camenae – Winds
XXIII. Achelous and Hercules – Admetus and Alcestis – Antigone – Penelope
XXIV. Orpheus and Eurydice – Aristaeus – Amphion – Linus – Thamyris – Marsyus – Melampus – Musaeus
XXV. Arion – Ibycus – Simonides – Sappho
XXVI. Endymion – Orion – Aurora and Tithonus – Acis and Galatea
XXVII. The Trojan War
XXVIII. The Fall of Troy – Return of the Greeks- Orestes and Electra
XXIX. Adventures of Ulysses – The Lotus-Eaters – The Cyclopes – Circe – Sirens – Scylla and Carybdis – Calypso
XXX. The Paeacians – Fate of the Suitors
XXXI. Adventures of Aeneas – The Harpies – Dido – Palinurus
XXXII. The Infernal Regions – The Sibyl
XXXIII. Aeneas in Italy – Camilla-Evander – Nisus and Euryalus – Mezentius – Turnus

A Chart: The Descent of the Gods

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