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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lThe Twin Graces ry Raphael, wocid, C 150I) HADES (whose name means "the
unseen") was the Greek god of the underworld, the realm of the dead. He was the
son of CRONOS and RHEA, and the brother of ZEUS, POSEIDON, HERA, ...
Her symbol was the reed bundle, and she was often portrayed with bright
sunbeams radiating from her image. Inana's Babylonian equivalent was the
goddess ISHTAR. Like Ishtar, Inana descended to the underworld kingdom of
Dying and Rising Gods STORIES OF BEAUTIFUL AND WELL-LOVED semi-
divine youths who died tragically, or were seized by the grim ruler of the
underworld but were then miraculously restored to life, echoed through many
ancient cultures ...
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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