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 night she would secretly unravel the day's work. Eventually, the return of
Odysseus saved her from an enforced second marriage, but she remained cold
towards her saviour until she was absolutely certain of his identity. Penelope ...
Before the ship sailed, Iseult's mother gave Brangaine a love potion for Iseult and
Mark on their wedding night, as it caused those who drank it to love only each
other for the rest of their lives. However, during the voyage, Tristan became thirsty
which she kept by her bed at night. One evening, the Gandharvas approached
Urvasi and Pururavas as they lay sleeping, and stole one of the lambs. Urvasi
loudly protested that she was shocked that anyone had managed to steal her
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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