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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... 1014, when the High King Brian defeated the Viking invaders and Badb was
said to have appeared over the warriors' heads. BALOR, a formidable one-eyed
god of death, led the misshapen Fomorii against theyounger Tuatha De Danann.
They lived in Ireland just before the arrival of the TUATHA DE DANANN. But they
were already being hard pressed by the FOMORll, the sea gods whom the
Tuatha De Danann eventually overcame. At the first battle of Magh Tuireadh the ...
TUATHA DE DANANN were "the people of the goddess Dana" in Irish mythology.
They were the last generation of gods to rule Ireland before the invasion of the
sons of MILESIUS, the ancestors of the present-day Irish. The Tuatha De Danann
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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