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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He appears in several ARTHUR prompted by Merlin, asks the Lady of the Lakefor
the sword, Excalibur. The young king marvelled at the shining sword but Merlin
insisted that the scabbard was worth ten of the swords because it prevented loss
His flashing sword, symbolizing a sunbeam, fought of its own accord.
Ouusyrahon ty James Alexander, 1995 ) sister Freyja, as a gesture of goodwill
that had been agreed at the end of the war between the Vanir and the Aesir.
Freyr's myth is ...
Nor was anyone else able to pull out the sword, except the youngest of Volsung's
sons, Sigmund. When Siggeir offered to buy the magic weapon, Sigmund refused
to part with it at any price. This refusal made the Gothic king really angry.
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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