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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Twelve nuns, who had raised Galahad, told his father that he should "make him a
knight, for there is no man alive more deserving of the order of knighthood". As
soon as Sir Galahad had taken his rightful place at the Round Table, the ...
The serpent complained to Shamash, who told him to trap the eagle and leave
him to die. Etana found the dying eagle and asked him for a special herb that
would enable him to have a son. The eagle promised Etana that he would bring
When Pururavas asked Urvasi what she thought he should ask for, she told him
that he should seek to become a Gandharva. The next morning, Pururavas did as
Urvasi had advised. The Gandharvas gave him some sacred fire in a dish and ...
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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