The mythology and fables of the ancients, explain'd from history

Publication Date1739
RemainderBy the Abbe? Banier, Member of the Royal Academy of Inscriptions and Belles-Lettres. ... . Translated from the original French. Containing I. The History of the Gods of the Chaldeans, Babylonians, Syrians, Persians, &c. II. Of the Divinities of the Greeks and Romans, divided into three Classes, viz. the Celestial Gods, the Gods of the Waters, and those of the Earth. The first contains the History of Jupiter, Juno, Saturn, Minerva, Mars, Venus, Vulcan, Mercury, Apollo, Diana, Bacchus, &c. together with an historical Explanation of all the poetical Fables relating to these several Divinities. Under the second Class is the History of Demogorgon, Cybele, Vesta, Terminus, Flora, the Satyrs, &c. The third contains the History of Neptune, Amphitrite, Nereus, Proteus, the Nymphs; with a curious Enquiry into the Foundation and Nature of that Worship which was paid them.
Publisherprinted for A. Millar, at Buchanan's-Head, against St. Clement's-Church in the Strand

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