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
In Tibet he is often shown embracing Mamaki, his SHAKTL His element is fire, his
heavenly quarter the south, and he is ... According to one tradition, a high-ranking
member of Vishnu's heaven committed a sin and was given the choice of two ...
The man told his children to climb inside the gourd for safety, then he built a boat
and rose up to heaven on the swelling water There, he knocked on the door and
begged FU XVs labove) legacy to Chinese civilization included the ...
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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