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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Because Greek myths were fashioned and refashioned over so many
generations, they acquired their essential form, a shape that had been
collectively recognized for longer than anyone could remember. Even now, we
continue to be ...
(See also VOYAGERS) Agamemnon, according to Greek mythology, was ... From
his citadel at Mycenae, or nearby Argos, he sent out a summons to the Greeks to
join the expedition against Troy. The cause of the war was the flight of ...
Odysseus, kmgofithaca, was one of the Greek leaders who took part in the Trojan
War. He was celebrated for both his part in this conflict and his remarkable
voyage home to his island kingdom in the Ionian Sea. A brave and clever man, ...
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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