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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CONALL, in Irish mythology, was the foster-brother of the Ulster hero
CUCHULAINN. As children, they swore that if either was killed first the other
would avenge htm. When Queen MEDB of Connacht invaded Ulster, Cuchulainn
faced her army ...
1912) CUCHULAINN, in Irish mythology, was the champion warrior of Ulster. His
name means "the Hound of Culann", although he was usually called the Hound
of Ulster. Cuchulainn was the Irish Achilles, a larger-than-life fighter whose bouts
She was a daughter of Maga, the child of the love god AONGHUS and of the
druid CATHBAD, advisor to King CONCHOBHAR MAC NESSA of Ulster. When
Dechtire married SUALTAM MAC ROTH, a fly flew into her cup during the
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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