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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RAGNAROK was the doom of the Germanic gods. After a terrible winter lasting
three years, a final battle would be fought between the gods and the frost giants
on the VJGRiD Plain. On the side of ODIN and the gods were ranged the "
At RAGNAROK, the doom of the gods, Skoll was destined to seize the sun
between his jaws and swallow her. Just before this happened, though, the sun
would give birth to a daughter as beautiful as herself and this new sun would
warm and ...
Ragnarok was always given as the reason for creating Valhalla. When asked
about his habit of giving luck to a warrior in a battle and then suddenly taking it
away, Odin said that "the grey wolf watches the halls of the gods": that is to say,
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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