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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INARAS features in Hittite mythology as the goddess who helped bring about the
death of the monstrous dragon or serpent 1LWYANKAS. She is sometimes said
to be the daughter of the weather god TARU. When Taru failed to overcome ...
The goddess ANAT, furious with grief, visited Mot to seek the release of her
brother and consort. She carried off Baal's corpse and, when Mot refused to
restore him to life, she killed Mot in a ritual slaughter: "With her sickle she cleaves
KALI, the "Black One", is the terrifying aspect of the great mother goddess and
SHAKT1 of SHIVA. The personification of death and destruction, she is said to
spring from the forehead of DURGA, another aspect of the goddess, when she ...
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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