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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An A - Z Guide to the Myths and Legends of the Ancient World Arthur Cotterell,
Rachel Storm. often represented with a fan made from feathers or palm leaves.
After gaining immortality, he became a messenger of heaven. Lu Dongbin was
She was the patron of the poor, because she gained her immortality by her
kindness in attending to the needs of a filthy beggar, whose wounds she washed
and dressed. The beggar turned out to be Li Tieguai, the first of the "Eight
In her garden, Xi Wang Mu grows the peaches of immortality, which release all
those who eat them from death. However, the tree bears fruit only once every
3.000 years. When the peaches are ripe, Xi Wang Mu invites all the immortals to
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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