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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(Illustration ryDanuta Meyer, 1993) BRAN THE BLESSED, the son of the sea god
Uyr, played a different role to BRAN, son of Febal. In Welsh mythology, he was
called Bendigeidfran and seems to have been an otherworld god, although ...
(illustration rv Stephen Reid. 1912) Medb's forces by the use of clever tactics and
lightning attacks, until the effects of Macha's curse had almost worn off, and the
dazed warriors were able to respond to Sualtam Mac Roth's call to arms. But their
In each sack he fell a warrior's head, which he crushed between his fingers The
moody trickster went on to provoke a deadly contest, but then, in remorse,
sacrificed himself to save his comrades, (illustration By Stephen Reid, 1910) son,
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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