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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Her magical powers turned ODYSSEUS' men into swine when they landed on
Aeaea on their way home from Troy. Aided by HERMES, the messenger god,
Odysseus was immune to Circe's magic and restored his crew to human form,
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, ...
Then he encountered in Sicily, it was later believed, the Cyclops POLYPHEMUS,
whose father was Poseidon. By putting out Polyphemus' single eye when the
gigantic man was befuddled with wine, Odysseus and his companions managed
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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