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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This one-eyed, one-armed and one-legged fighter guarded a magic tree, which
no one dared approach. However, during the sixteen-year flight of GRAINNE and
DIARMUlD UA DU1BHNE from the FIANNA, the hard-pressed lovers managed ...
YGGDRASIL, or Yggdrasill, (which means something like "dreadful mount") was
the cosmic ash tree in Germanic mythology ... to leam wisdom, but sacrificial
hangings from gallows trees were also a favourite Viking way of worshipping the
VlDOFNlR COCK PERCHED IN THE TREE S BRANCHES KIllED By lOKI KING
OF AII THE AESIR GODS GODDESS OF THE HARVEst, THOR'S WIFE t Modi
DEstINED WITH MAGNI TO yURVIVE RAGNAROK Egypt / Mesopotamia / Iran
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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