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Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

By E. M. Berens
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  • A HAND-BOOK OF MYTHOLOGY.
  • Myths and Legends
    • ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME.
    • E. M. BERENS.
      • NEW YORK:
    • Maynard, Merrill, & Co.,
      • 43, 45 and 47 East Tenth Street.
      • PREFACE.
    • MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME.
    • PART I.—MYTHS.
      • INTRODUCTION.
      • ORIGIN OF THE WORLD.—FIRST DYNASTY.
      • URANUS AND GÆA. (Cœlus and Terra.)
      • SECOND DYNASTY.
      • CRONUS (Saturn).
      • RHEA (Ops).
      • DIVISION OF THE WORLD.
      • THEORIES AS TO THE ORIGIN OF MAN.
      • THIRD DYNASTY—OLYMPIAN DIVINITIES.
      • ZEUS[11] (Jupiter).
      • HERA (Juno).
      • PALLAS-ATHENE (Minerva).
      • THEMIS.
      • HESTIA (Vesta).
      • DEMETER (Ceres).
      • APHRODITE (Venus).
      • HELIOS (Sol).
      • EOS (Aurora).
      • PHŒBUS-APOLLO.
      • HECATE.
      • SELENE (Luna).
      • ARTEMIS (Diana).
      • HEPHÆSTUS (Vulcan).
      • POSEIDON (Neptune).
      • SEA DIVINITIES.
      • OCEANUS.
      • NEREUS.
      • PROTEUS.
      • TRITON and the TRITONS.
      • GLAUCUS.
      • THETIS.
      • THAUMAS, PHORCYS, and CETO.
      • LEUCOTHEA.
      • THE SIRENS.
      • ARES (Mars).
      • NIKE (Victoria).
      • HERMES (Mercury).
      • DIONYSUS (Bacchus).
      • AÏDES (Pluto).
      • PLUTUS.
      • MINOR DIVINITIES.
      • THE HARPIES.
      • ERINYES, EUMENIDES (Furiæ, Diræ).
      • MOIRÆ or FATES (Parcæ).
      • NEMESIS.
      • NIGHT AND HER CHILDREN. DEATH, SLEEP, AND DREAMS.
      • NYX (Nox).
      • THANATOS (Mors) AND HYPNUS (Somnus).
      • MORPHEUS.
      • THE GORGONS.
      • GRÆÆ.
      • SPHINX.
      • TYCHE (Fortuna) AND ANANKE (Necessitas).
      • KER.
      • ATE.
      • MOMUS.
      • EROS (Cupid, Amor) AND PSYCHE.
      • HYMEN.
      • IRIS (The Rainbow).
      • HEBE (Juventas).
      • GANYMEDES.
      • THE MUSES.
      • PEGASUS.
      • THE HESPERIDES.
      • CHARITES (Gratiæ) GRACES.
      • HORÆ (Seasons).
      • THE NYMPHS.
      • WATER NYMPHS.
      • DRYADES, OR TREE NYMPHS.
      • NYMPHS OF THE VALLEYS AND MOUNTAINS.
      • THE WINDS.
      • PAN (Faunus).
      • THE SATYRS.
      • PRIAPUS.
      • ASCLEPIAS (Æsculapius).
      • ROMAN DIVINITIES.
      • JANUS.
      • FLORA.
      • ROBIGUS.
      • POMONA.
      • VERTUMNUS.
      • PALES.
      • PICUS.
      • PICUMNUS AND PILUMNUS.
      • SILVANUS.
      • TERMINUS.
      • CONSUS.
      • LIBITINA.
      • LAVERNA.
      • COMUS.
      • THE CAMENÆ.
      • GENII.
      • MANES.
      • PENATES.
      • PUBLIC WORSHIP OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS AND ROMANS.
      • TEMPLES.
      • STATUES.
      • ALTARS.
      • PRIESTS.
      • SACRIFICES.
      • ORACLES.
      • SOOTHSAYERS (Augurs).
      • FESTIVALS.
      • GREEK FESTIVALS.
      • ELEUSINIAN MYSTERIES.
      • THESMOPHORIA.
      • DIONYSIA.
      • PANATHENÆA.
      • DAPHNEPHORIA.
      • ROMAN FESTIVALS.
      • SATURNALIA.
      • CEREALIA.
      • VESTALIA.
    • PART II.—LEGENDS.
      • CADMUS.
      • PERSEUS.
      • ION.
      • DÆDALUS and ICARUS.
      • THE ARGONAUTS.
      • STORY OF THE GOLDEN FLEECE.
      • PELOPS.
      • HERACLES (Hercules).
      • BELLEROPHON.
      • THESEUS.
      • ŒDIPUS.
      • THE SEVEN AGAINST THEBES.
      • THE EPIGONI.
      • ALCMÆON AND THE NECKLACE.
      • THE HERACLIDÆ.
      • THE SIEGE OF TROY.
      • RETURN OF THE GREEKS FROM TROY.
    • PRONOUNCING INDEX.
    • A Complete Course in the Study of English.
      • Spelling, Language, Grammar, Composition, Literature.
      • NOTES
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