Parragon Incorporated, 2005 - Social Science - 320 pages
Form the siege of Troy to the twilight of the Norse gods at Ragnarok and the mysteries of the animal-headed gods of Egypt, the myths of the world have exercised an enduring fascination for their power and insight-volume comprehensive reference book covering mythologies, customs, belief and rituals worldwide.
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Aeneas Aesir Amaterasu ancestors ancient animals Arctic Asia Athens Australia Aztec Baal Babylonian Balder became believed birds body Briccriu Buddha Buddhist called carved Celtic Celts central century bce Chinese civilisation cosmic created creation myths creator Culhwch cult culture dead death deities demons depicted descended divine trickster earth Enki Enlil father female fertility figure fire fish flood giant goddess gods Greek head heavens Herakles hero human hunting Hymir Idunn Inanna India island Izanagi jaguar king land living Loki Lugh magic Marduk Maui Medb Mesoamerica moon mountain mythic mythology Myths Retold nature Ngurunderi Odin Oisin origin Padmasambhava Quetzalcoatl religion religious ritual rivers Roman ruler sacred Sedna serpent shaman Shiva Slavs soul spirit stone stories Sumerian supernatural Supreme Susa-no-o symbol symbolised Taino temple Tezcatlipoca theme Thor traditions transformed trees Ugaritic Underworld universe Utnapishtim Viracocha Vishnu warrior worship Ysbaddaden Zeus