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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MAAT, goddess of truth and justice, is depicted wearing a single ostrich feather,
which is an ideogram of her name. lTomr oe HL'REmHEB. ... His name means "
Calf of the Sun God", and he was associated with the planet Jupiter. This most ...
He is said to have been KARTTIKEYA. the Hindu wamor god, is named after the
Kirttikah, or Pleiades. ISandstoni. Pt.niar. 6rHi"ENn'Rvj ... KASYAPA was an
ancient Indian sage whose name means "Tortoise". According to the sacred
His name means "Darli One" and he is often depicted as dark-skinned. lIli
rsnwuin ro Rasamaniari ry Biiasi dhta. Basohu, c J 865) battle, Krishna, disguised
as a charioteer, is said to have preached to the hero Arjuna the Bhagavad Gtla, ...
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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