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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lMarrle reliee, c 490 sc) dead she pined and refused to eat any food, while in the
world of the living her mother lost all interest in fertility, so that plants languished,
animals ceased to multiply and people feared for their future. Eventually, Zeus ...
CYBELE labove) was the great mother of Phrygian mythology. She was
associated with the earth and with a black stone - believed to be a meteorite -
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NEITH, the great mother of the Egyptians, was originally the local goddess of
Sais, situated in the Nile delta of Lower Egypt. She was also a warrior goddess
and a goddess of the home. As a goddess of war, who was believed to march
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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