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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BLODEUEDD (whose name means "bom of flowers" or "flower face") was a
beautiful, magical woman. She was conjured by MATH and GWyDION from the
blossoms of oak, broom and meadowsweet to be the wife of llEU, Gwydion's
RHIANNON'S singing birds were heralds of the otherworld Their beautiful and
enchanting song was said to be able to wake the dead and to lull the living into a
deep sleep. Celtic art and myth arc alive with birds of every kind. While some ...
However, she is best known as the beautiful consort orSHAKTI (female power) of
the great Hindu god VISHNU. The goddess of wealth and good fortune, Lakshmi
is usually depicted as a beautiful golden woman sitting on a lotus flower, 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