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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CIRCE, daughter of HELIOS, the sun god, was a powerful witch who had
poisoned her husband, king of the Sarmatians, before going to the fabulous
island of Aeaea. Her magical powers turned ODYSSEUS' men into swine when
they landed ...
His wife was the renowned beauty FAND, who fell in love with the Ulster hero
CUCHULAINN but finally chose to stay with her sea god husband. Manannan
therefore shook a magic cloak between Fand and Cuchulainn in order to make
A spirit of winter, she was far happier on her icy slopes than in her husband's
sunlit coves. A deity of hunters and mountain climbers, she guided their sleighs
over the snow. Ousjsmmati ry James Alexander, 1995) SKADI, or Skade (which ...
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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