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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Poussin's atmospheric scene vividly revives the pagan splendour of the early
Greek pastoral festivals. lthi triumph or Fl ORA BV NICOLAS POVSStN, CANVAS.
C I627) HEPHAISTOS (below), the smith god, is typically depicted as a grave, ...
IView or thi Colosseum uvunn Kami, canvas, imi ROMULUS Iabove), the mythic
founder of Rome, was suckled at birth by a she-wolf, with his twin brother, Remus
Tlic twins had been cast into the River Tiber by their great- uncle Amulius who ...
lOnin anii Brunhild ry F ll'ere, canvas, C 1890) GudRUN Iabove) fell in love with a
mortal hero, Helgi. When Helgi died, Gudrun wept so much that he called from
his grave, imploring her to stop crying, for each tear she shed so his wounds ...
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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