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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His head became the heavens, his navel, the atmosphere and his feet, the earth.
The seasons came from his armpits, the earth from his feet, the sun from his eyes,
and the moon from his mind. The gods and people of the brahman caste came ...
An A - Z Guide to the Myths and Legends of the Ancient World Arthur Cotterell,
Rachel Storm. often represented with a fan made from feathers or palm leaves.
After gaining immortality, he became a messenger of heaven. Lu Dongbin was
The light part of the egg, which was pervaded by yang, rose up to become the sky
; the heavy part, pervaded by yin, sank down and became the earth. Pangu,
fearing that the earth and sky might merge together again, stood between them,
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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