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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... and became known as the "Old Man of the Earth". Num lives in a place of light,
but he regularly visits earth to ensure it is secure. OGETSU-NO-HIME see UKE-
MOCHI. OKUNINUSHI, according to Japanese Shinto mythology, is the god of.
The god then chopped up the monster's body with his sword, discovering in the
process the famous sword called Kusanagi or "Grass Mower" in its tail. (See also
CREATION MYTHS) SUSERI-HIME see OKUNINUSHI. T'AI-I see TAIYI. TAI SUI ...
The priest confessed that he was forced to carry out the ntual in order to appease
the evil god OKUNINUSHI. If he were not sent a young girl each year, the god
would become very angry and cause great storms and many fishermen would ...
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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