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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Another priest took pity on the tormented man and wrote down his sad tale, after
which Suibhne "died a Christian and his ... LUGH, he declared that the festival of
Lughnasadh be held in her honour, which took place on the first day of August.
So upset were the gods at this refusal to mourn that it took some time for them to
realize that Thokk was none other than Loki in disguise. Nevertheless, Balder
remained with Hel. Balder's good looks and early death recall the myths of the ...
Hathor, the Egyptian goddess of maternal and sexual love, took theform of a cow
labove right) who nourished humankind with her milk. She was the protector of
women, helping them to conceive and give birth, and was regarded as the
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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