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The Fall of Icarus by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1558

Daedalus and Icarus

The myth of Daedalus and Icarus tells the story of Dædalus, a master craftsman, who escaped exile on the island of Crete by making wings for himself and his son Icarus. Disaster happens, when Icarus...

Thomas Bulfinch

Pygmalion and Galatea by Thomas Bulfinch

Legend of Pygmalion and Galatea as told by Thomas Bulfinch [This version of the text comes from Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable, by Thomas Bulfinch, revised by Rev. E. E. Hale.] Pygmalion saw...