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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Galahad was unique at the court of King ARTHUR, for he alone saw the entire
Grail, or SANGREAL. He may even have handled the sacred vessel, as one
version of the Arthurian myth states that Sir Galahad took "Our Lord's body
between his ...
PERCIVAL, tlie Perfect Fool, attained a glimpse ofthe Grail through his innocence
. Rcturningfrom Sarras, he became Grail King, heading the Order of Grail Knights,
sometimes known as Parsifal, sometimes as Templeisen, after the Knights ...
SANGREAL, or Grail, was the holy vessel of Arthurian mythology during the
Middle Ages. It was said to be the cup that Christ drank out of at the Last Supper.
It was also believed to have received the blood which flowed from the spear
thrust in ...
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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