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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Rome labove), the world-ruling capital of Italy, situated on the River Tiber, was
founded in c ad 75.3 by the mythic hero, Romulus. The Colosseum, seen here,
was one of the greatest monuments of the ancient city, initiated lry the Emperor ...
AlBerich labove), a dwarf of the Niebelungenlied,/orged a ring of power from the
Rhinegold stolen from the Rhine Maidens. News of the gold robbery and ring of
power incited gods and giants alike to action. The giants Fafnerand Fasolt ...
USHANABl labove), the ferryman, was the only man who knew how to cross the
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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