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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I ODAY PEOPLE OF CELTIC DESCENT IN I Europe are concentrated on its "
western shores. They live chiefly in Brittany, Cornwall, Wales, Scotland, the Isle of
Man and Ireland. At one time, however, the Celts were spread over a large part of
Celtic Europe Heroic combat was a feature of Celtic culture and myth.
Champions, such as Cuchulainn, fought to the death, often defending their clan
alone. The wamors here wear helmets with hoar and raven motifs; symbols of
ferocity and ...
BEL see BELENUS BELENUS, also known as Bel, was a Celtic sun god known
to the Romans. Julius Caesar compared Belenus to Apollo, the god of prophecy.
He appears in various forms across the Celtic world, as Beli to the Welsh, Bile to
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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