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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For Pan could also be a frightening god when he blew on his conch. Our
PANDORA Ibelow), "all-gifts", was the first woman to appear on earth, created by
the gods to woik mischief for men. Irrcprcssibly curious, she could not resist
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BLODEUEDD (whose name means "bom of flowers" or "flower face") was a
beautiful, magical woman. She was conjured by MATH and GWyDION from the
blossoms of oak, broom and meadowsweet to be the wife of llEU, Gwydion's
fChinesi rianc-de-chine FIGI'Re, I7rHCENTI'RY) WATA RIAN, according to the
Kedang people of eastern Indonesia, was the hero who civilized the wild woman
BOTA ILI. Bota Ili lived on top of a mountain; her body was covered with hair 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