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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The "King of Heaven", he assisted the earthly king in battles and was represented
sitting on two mountain gods or riding on a chariot drawn by bulls, his sacred
animals. His attributes were a club and shafts of lightning, and his sacred number
Sacred Rivers The GREAT river GANGES, which rises in the Himalayas and
flows across north-east India, is sacred to Hindus, who believe that bathing in her
water will enable them to reach Indra's heaven, Svarga, on Mount Menu. They
China's Sacred Peaks Greek and Roman Family Trees THE CHILDREN OF
ZEUS Persephone. THE GREAT CREATOR PANGU lived for 18,000 years,
growing every day and filling the space between the earth and the sky. When he
died, his ...
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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