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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OJmogum, i9mcEmm) AMATERASU Iabove) the sun goddess, was bom from the
left eye of Izanagi as he washed his face. The unruly behaviour of her brother, the
storm god Susano-Wo, frightened and angered her so much that she hid in a ...
In revenge, IZANAGI, Kagutsuchi's father, JUROJIN (left) is shown as a small old
man with a long white beard. One of the Shkhi Fukujin, or seven gods of good
fortune or happiness, he holds the promise of happiness in old age. Ovom
When he washed his face, Tsukiyomi appeared from Izanagi's right eye, the sun
goddess AMATERASU from his left eye and the storm god SUSANO-wo from his
nose. Izanagi divided his kingdom between his three offspring, allocating 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