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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BERGELM1R, according to Germanic mythology, was the son of Thrudgelmir and
the grandson of YMIR. When ODIN, VIu and ve killed Ymir and threw his body
into the middle of GINNUNGAGAP, all the frost giants drowned in the giant's
SKOLL, in Germanic mythology, was a wolf that pursued the sun in her flight
across the sky. At RAGNAROK, the doom of the gods, Skoll was destined to seize
the sun between his jaws and swallow her. Just before this happened, though,
VIGRID, in Germanic mythology, was the name of a plain that was destined to be
the scene of the final conflict between the gods and the frost giants. There at
RAGNAROK the two sides and their allies would engage in mutual destruction.
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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