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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Angels and Djinn £ NGELS ARE INTERMEDIARIES BETWEEN heaven /\ and
earth, sent to bring messages to / % humankind - their name comes from the -i-
JL. Greek word for "messenger". The Hebrew patriarch Jacob had a vision of
His daughter, Sheng Mu, looks after women and children. Dongyue Dadi is
usually represented sitting down and wearing the garments of an emperor. The
Earth God, the ubiquitous local territorial deity, is the closest to the lives of
villagers and ...
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