The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology: An A - Z Guide to the Myths and Legends of the Ancient World
The myths and legends of the ancient worlds, from Greece, Rome and Egypt to the Norse and Celtic lands, through Persia and India to China and the Far East. A comprehensive A to Z of the classic stories of gods and goddesses, heroes and mythical beasts, wizards and warriors.
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One of the maidens died of fright, and Amaterasu fled in terror and fury. ... Then,
after setting the cock and the mirror outside Amaterasu's hiding place, they asked
the goddess AME- NO-UZUME to dance on an upturned tub. The cock began to ...
Amaterasu was so angry that she hid in a cave, thereby bringing darkness to the
world. Although Amaterasu was eventually lured out of the cave, the gods
decided that Susano-Wo ought to be punished. They ordered him to give them ...
WAKAHIRU-ME, according to Japanese Shinto belief, is the younger sister of the
sun goddess AMATERASU. She is said to have been sitting with Amaterasu in
the divine weaving hall when the storm god SUSANO-WO threw a flayed horse ...
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Comprehensive reference guide to world mythology with sections on classical world, norse lands, south and central asia, egypt and west asia, celtic world, east asia. Entries are made in A-Z format within each main section with lots of full colour illustrations and photos. Read full review