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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on top of a pedestal; the offer of eternal youth on one island which was inhabited
by a queen and her daughters; intoxicating fruits; contagious laughter; revolving
fire; and a hermit who lived on salmon that was given by an otter and half a loaf ...
Whalerone camisg, 8th century) Wayland lbelow), captive on a desolate island,
laboured in his underground forge, fashioning wondrous ornaments and
weapons for his oppressive master, Nidud of Sweden. Like Daedalus, Wayland ...
Many explorers have attempted to discover the mythical island, but all
expeditions have failed - sometimes, it is said, because the island sinks beneath
the waves. Everything on the miraculous island is made of gold and jewels: the
trees are ...
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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