Encyclopedia Of World Mythology

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Colour Library Direct, 1999 - 320 pages
From The Familiar Tales Of The Journeys Of Odysseus, The Struggles Of The Northern European Gods Thor And Odin Or The Tales Of The Legendary King Arthur And His Knights, To The Slavic Stories Of The Snowmaiden And The Witch Baba Yoga, The Envyclopaedia Of World Mythology Recounts Myths From All Over The Globe. The Myriad Rituals Used By Medicine Men, Shamans And Elders To Call Upon The Spirits, The Customary Beliefs In The Powers Of The Gods, And The Social And Cultural Influences Behind These Beliefs Are All Explained Within This Volume. Enhanced By Special Features On The Gods, Protagonists, Themes And Art Of Each Region, This Is The Ultimate Guide To The Customs, Religions And Practices Of The Most Fascinating And Intriquing Civilizations Throughout History - In All Their Richness And Diversity. Like New.

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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review

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