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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C 100 BC) Ireland, where Cesair was married to FINTAN. When the rising waters
of the Flood engulfed the land, Fintan saved himself by changing into a salmon,
but the rest of Bith's family drowned. This myth is known as the first invasion of ...
THE FOMORll, a misshapen race of sea gods, oppressed Ireland with cruelty and
crashing tributes. This imaginative and powerful scene portrays the Fomorii as
repellent and alien creatures, who are driven by a sick and menacing frenzy.
They were the last generation of gods to rule Ireland before the invasion of the
sons of MILESIUS, the ancestors of the present-day Irish. The Tuatha De Danann
overcame the FOMORll, violent and monstrous sea gods, at the second battle of ...
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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