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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Common gateways to the otherworld are by water and across narrow bridges,
beneath mounds or wells which hide sparkling underground heavens, or dark
purgatories. On the eve of Samhain, October 31, all the gates to the otherworld
Although Milesius did not reach shore himself, his family succeeded, defeating
the De Danann who retreated into an invisible otherworld. lIllustration ry Stephen
reid, 1910) MILESIUS, sometimes Mil or Mile, was the name given to a Spanish ...
OISIN, on his return from the otherworld, found Ireland bleak and cold, the people
sad and small, and himself a weary and withered old man. After passing on the
magic legends, he quietly slipped away, his end as strange as his beginning.
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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