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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His stone effigy at Rugen was worshipped before battle. As a deity of fertility,
plenty and destiny, he bore a horn of plenty and rode a horse of divination. A
white horse was kept in the temple for ritual divination. lluistrAnswByNiCKBEALE.
Until the time of the great religious reformer ZOROASTER, who lived around
1200 BC, the Iranians worshipped numerous gods. Zoroaster denounced the old
gods and Ahura Mazda came to be regarded as the one true creator god who
It is thought that Min may originally have been worshipped as a creator deity, but
in classical times he was venerated as the god of roads and protector of those
who travelled through the desert. His main cult centre was at Koptos, a centre for
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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