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Title:
The illustrated A-Z of classic mythology : the legends of ancient Greece, Rome and the Norse and Celtic worlds
Author:
Cotterell, Arthur, author.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Encyclopedia of mythology
Publication Information:
Wigston, Leicestershire : Lorenz Books, [2013]
Physical Description:
256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
General Note:
"Previously published as 'The encyclopedia of mythology'"--Title page verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
Classical mythology. Lovers of Zeus ; Heroes ; Oracles and prophecies ; Voyagers ; Monsters and fabulous beasts ; Forces of nature ; Giants ; Founders -- Celtic mythology. Celtic otherworlds ; Sages and seers ; Magic and enchantment ; Wondrous cauldrons ; Celtic romance ; Single combat ; Heroic quests ; Fabulous voyages -- Norse mythology. Nature spirits ; Treasures and talismans ; Norse heroes ; The Valkyries ; Sorcery and spells ; Tragic lovers ; Rings of power ; Ragnarok.
ISBN:
9780754828983
Format :
Book

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Lackawanna Library BL312 .C68 2013 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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A comprehensive reference source to the ancient world's most fascinating mythologies, bringing together the Classical legends of ancient Greece and Rome; the fairytale myths of the Celtic world; and from Northern Europe, tales of Germanic gods, Nordic warriors and giants.


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