An Encyclopedia of Gods and Legends From Ancient Greece and Rome, the Celts and the Norselands

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The authoritative A-Z of the mythical figures of three ancient cultures: Classical, Celtic and Norse. Over 500 alphabetical entries describing the central mythical figures of each culture, with copious cross references. Superb pictorial spreads on the mythical themes and symbols central to each culture. Beautifully illustrated with over 550 images spanning fifteen centuries of fine art from the ancient world to the present day, including both classic masterpieces and specially commissioned artwork. Lively narrative commentary by one of the world's authorities on myths and mythology. Timeless in scope and appeal, a classic of its kind -- a complete and comprehensive reference to the ancient tales.
Publisher: London : Southwater, c2000
ISBN: 9781842152973
Characteristics: 256 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm


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