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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When Queen MEDB of Connacht invaded Ulster, Cuchulainn faced her army
single-handed, but he was doomed because he had offended the war goddess ...
When Otter, who was a shape-changer, was killed accidentally by LOKI,
Hreidmar demanded to be compensated and told Loki to obtain enough gold to
cover Otter's flayed skin, inside and out. The wily fire god seized the dwarf
KIllED THE mINOTAUR Ariadne HElPED THESEUS ESCAPE FROm CRETE
BUT IS ABANDONED By HIm he sophisticated civilization of Crete reached its
height under the rule of Minos, whose master craftsman Daedalus supposedly ...
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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