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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AEGIR, or Eagor, was a Germanic sea god, the husband of RAN and father of
nine daughters, the waves. He seems to have belonged to an older generation of
the gods than either the AESIR or the VAN1R, although no details of his descent
DAZHBOG was the Slavic sun god, known as Dabog to the Serbs and Dazbog to
the Poles. Son of Svarog, the god of the sky, and brother of SVARAZIC, god of fire
, he was born again every morning and rode through the sky on his diamond ...
He was eventually equated with Ashur, a warrior god who ensured the victories
of the Assyrians. begat the Igigi, the deities who inhabited the sky, and the
Anunnake, the gods who lived on earth and in the underworld. From the ninth
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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