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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She was an important fertility goddess and a member of the VANIR, one of the
two branches into which the Germanic gods were divided. After a war the Vanir
seem to have been supplanted by the younger AES1R, who were led by ODIN.
1995) Perunu, as a fertility god, wandered over the earth, spreading summer sun,
chasing away clouds and melting the snow. A god with a social sense, he
bomlwded the lands of the wicked with hailstorms. The oak, his sacred tree, was
Nergal = Ereshkigal REED GODDESS mOON GOD GOD OF WAR QUEEN OF
UNDERWORlD r Utu T INANA = DUMUZI 1 NUSKU GODDESS OF FERTIlITy
THE ZOROASTRIAN HEAVENLY HIERARCHY Ahura Mazda/Spenta Mai nyu
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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