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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Here he carves out the stem, while Athena makes sails. Behind her, perched on a
pillar, her sacred creature, the owl, symbolizes her wisdom. (IuosnumoN erom
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... slay the monstrous wild boar which has been ravaging the plains of Calydon.
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daughter of ZEUS and the Titaness Metis, was the Greek goddess of war and
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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