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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Each morning, the scorpion men opened a gate in the vast mountain of Mashu
and Shamash made his way out into the sky. Slowly, he climbed the mountain
until he reached the high point of the sky; as evening approached, he rode his ...
Mythical Mountains The VAST mountain RANGE OF the Himalayas inspired awe
in all those who beheld it. Its peaks appeared to reach up out of the human world
to touch the realms of the gods, and the range was regarded as sacred by both ...
In one version of the myth, his head became Tai Shan mountain in the east; his
feet, Hua Shan in the west; his right arm, the northern Heng Shan; his left arm, the
southern Heng Shan; and his stomach Song Shan, the mountain of the centre.
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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