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 mortally wounded ARTHUR was ferried there by three mysterious women in
a black boat, following the terrible battle against Sir MODRED's army. The
undead king was expected to return from Avalon and lead the oppressed Celtic ...
She then tried to prevent him returning to battle. But the witch BADB, one of the
daughters of CALATIN, cast a spell on Niamh so that she wandered away into the
countryside. Badb then assumed the form of Niamh and told Cuchulainn that he ...
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, the gods were constantly threatened by Ragnarok, the
catastrophe in ...
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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