The Student's Mythology A Compendium of Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Assyrian, Persian, Hindoo, Chinese, Thibetian, Scandinavian, Celtic, Aztec, and Peruvian Mythologies
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The Student's Mythology A Compendium of Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Assyrian, Persian, Hindoo, Chinese, Thibetian, Scandinavian, Celtic, Aztec, and Peruvian Mythologies

By Catherine Ann White
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Table of Contents
  • THE STUDENT’S MYTHOLOGY
  • PREFATORY NOTE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • MOUNT OLYMPUS.
    • THE GODS—DIFFERENT CLASSES OF DEITIES.
  • CHAPTER II. GREEK AND ROMAN DIVINITIES. Celestial Gods.
    • JUPITER, (Greek, Zeus.)
  • CHAPTER III.
    • PHŒBUS—APOLLO.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • MARS—ARES.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • MERCURY—HERMES.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • BACCHUS—DIONYSUS.
  • CHAPTER VII. Celestial Goddesses.
    • JUNO—HERA.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • MINERVA—PALLAS ATHENA.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • VENUS—APHRODITE.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • LATONA—LETO.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • AURORA—EOS.
  • CHAPTER XII. Terrestrial Gods.
    • SATURN.
    • JANUS.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • VULCAN—HAPHÆSTUS.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • ÆOLUS.
    • MOMUS.
  • CHAPTER XV. Terrestrial Goddesses.
    • VESTA—HESTIA.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • CYBELE.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • CERES—DEMETER.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • THEMIS—ASTRÆA—NEMESIS.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • THE MUSES.
  • CHAPTER XX. Gods of the Woods, and Rural Deities.
    • PAN.
    • SATYRS AND FAUNS.
    • TERMINUS.
    • VERTUMNUS.
  • CHAPTER XXI. Goddesses of the Woods.
    • DIANA.
    • NYMPHS.
  • CHAPTER XXII. Gods of the Sea.
    • NEPTUNE—POSEIDON.
  • CHAPTER XXIII. Infernal Deities.
    • PLUTO—HADES.
    • HELL.
    • FATES—FURIES.
    • JUDGES OF THE DEAD. Punishments inflicted on the Condemned.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • FABULOUS MONSTERS.
  • CHAPTER XXV. Household Divinities.
    • PENATES—LARES.
      • Virtues Worshipped by the Ancients. Vices.
    • Virtues Worshipped by the Ancients. Vices.
  • CHAPTER XXVI. Demigods and Heroes.
  • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • JASON.
    • THESEUS.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • CASTOR AND POLLUX.
    • PROMETHEUS.
  • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • ORPHEUS.
    • ARION.
    • AMPHION.
  • CHAPTER XXX.
    • ATLAS.
    • ORION.
    • PERSEUS.
  • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • BELLEROPHON.
    • DEUCALION.
    • DÆDALUS.
    • CEYX—HALCYONE—THE HALCYON BIRDS.
  • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • MELEAGER—THE CALYDONIAN HUNT.
    • NISUS AND SCYLLA.
    • ERISICHTHON.
  • CHAPTER XXXIII. Poets of Classic Fable.
    • HOMER—HESIOD—VIRGIL—OVID.
  • CHAPTER XXXIV. Heroes Celebrated by the Poets.
    • AGAMEMNON.
    • ACHILLES.
  • CHAPTER XXXV.
    • ULYSSES.
  • CHAPTER XXXVI.
    • ORESTES.
    • HECTOR.
    • ŒDIPUS—ETEOCLES AND POLYNICES.
  • CHAPTER XXXVII.
    • ÆNEAS.
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
    • SIBYLS—AUGURS.
      • Divination by Omens—The Augurs.
    • Divination by Omens—The Augurs.
  • CHAPTER XXXIX.
    • ORACLES.
  • CHAPTER XL.
    • CLASSIC GAMES.
  • CHAPTER XLI.
    • THEATRES.
  • CHAPTER XLII.
    • CELEBRATED STATUES.
  • CHAPTER I. Egyptian Divinities.
    • OSIRIS—APIS—SERAPIS—ISIS—ANUBIS—HARPOCRATES.
  • CHAPTER II. EASTERN MYTHOLOGY. Deities of the Assyrians.
    • BAAL, OR BEL—MOLOCH.
    • MOLOCH.
    • THAMMUZ.
    • OANNES.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • PERSIA.
  • CHAPTER IV. Hindoo Mythology.
    • BRAHMA—THE VEDAS.
    • BUDDHA.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • CHINA.
  • CHAPTER VI. Thibet.
    • THE GRAND LAMA.
  • CHAPTER VII. MYTHOLOGY OF SCANDINAVIA.
    • THOR.
    • FREY AND FREYA.
    • BRAGI.
    • HEIMDALL.
    • VIDAR.
    • HODUR.
    • THE VALKYRIOR.
    • LOKI AND HIS PROGENY.
    • BALDUR THE GOOD.
      • Funeral of Baldur.
      • Loki’s Punishment.
      • The Elves.
      • Runic Letters.
      • Ragnarok, the Twilight of the Gods.
      • Germany.
    • Funeral of Baldur.
    • Loki’s Punishment.
    • The Elves.
    • Runic Letters.
    • Ragnarok, the Twilight of the Gods.
    • Germany.
  • CHAPTER VIII. CELTIC MYTHOLOGY.
    • DRUIDISM.
  • CHAPTER IX. Mexico.
    • MYTHOLOGY OF THE AZTECS.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • PERU.
  • SUPPLEMENT. A BRIEF NOTICE OF AUTHORS, ETC., MENTIONED IN THIS VOLUME.
    • ÆSCHYLUS,
    • CÆSAR (Caius Julius),
    • CICERO.
    • DEMOSTHENES.
    • DIODORUS,
    • EURIPIDES,
    • HERODOTUS,
    • JUSTIN (Saint).
    • JUVENAL.
    • MÆCENAS.
    • PELASGI.
    • PLINIUS, (Secundus C.)
    • PROCOPIUS.
    • SIMONIDES.
    • SOPHOCLES.
    • STRABO.
    • TITICACA.
    • VARRO.
  • INDEX.
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