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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On several occasions HERA asked Hypnos to lull her husband ZEUS to sleep so
that she could attack his son HERACLES. Hypnos usually refused to anger Zeus,
possibly because he had already come close to having a thunderbolt hurled at ...
ZEUS was the supreme deity in Greek mythology and the son of the Titans
CRONOS and RHEA. The Romans identified Zeus with their JUPITER, an all-
powerful sky god. The tyrannical Cronos insisted on swallowing all Zeus' older
Greek and Roman Family Trees THE CHILDREN OF ZEUS Persephone QUEEN
OF THE UNDERWORlD. WIFE OF ZEUS' BROTHER HADES Apollo GOD OF
PROPHECY ARCHERy AND MUSIC Polyhymnia mUSE OF SINGING Tantalus ...
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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