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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C 1900 ) EPONA, the Celtic horse goddess, won the favour of the Roman army
and was depicted in monuments set up at its cavalry barracks as a woman riding
a fast steed, her cloak billowing with air behind her. She was even given her own
SLEIPNIR ("Glider"), was the eight-legged horse ridden by ODIN, the chief of the
Germanic gods. This fabulous creature was the offspring of an unusual union
between Svadilfari, a stallion of great strength, and LOKI, the shape- changer,
As a deity of fertility, plenty and destiny, he bore a horn of plenty and rode a horse
of divination. A white horse was kept in the temple for ritual divination.
lluistrAnswByNiCKBEALE. 1995) dead, the living, monsters, dwarfs, elves 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