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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They even F gave us the name by which we refer today to the amazing stories
told about gods, heroes, men and animals. ... Unlike a story composed by a
particular author, a myth always stood on its own, with a plot and a set of
ISEULT, sometimes Isolde, was an Irish princess, and the story of her love for
TRISTAN was extremely popular in medieval times. The Celtic myth ... It became
attached to the Arthurian stories by the later addition of ARTHUR to the myth.
He was also said to control the annual inundation of the river Nile. In one story,
the historical sage IMHOTEP, a minister and architect to King Zoser in the third
millennium rc, was consulted by the ruler about the cause of a seven- year
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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