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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The unruly behaviour of her brother, the storm god Susano-Wo, frightened and
angered her so much that she hid in a cave, plunging the whole world into
darkness. All the other gods assembled in front of the cave and lured her back
out by ...
Although Amaterasu was eventually lured out of the cave, the gods decided that
Susano-Wo ought to be punished. They ordered him to give them numerous gifts
and cut off his beard and the nails of his hands and feet. Finally, the gods threw ...
She is said to have been sitting with Amaterasu in the divine weaving hall when
the storm god SUSANO-WO threw a flayed horse into the chamber The divine
weaving hall was the place where Amaterasu and her attendants were said 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